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The Sticky Bidon – February 8, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, February 8, 2011 La Gazzetta dello Sport: Tirreno-Adriatico Route Announced Van Lancker joins Van Petegem in running for Garmin-Cervélo directeur sportif role Heinrich Haussler won today's 2nd stage of Qatar – but w… on Twitpic Vacansoleil Investigating Riccò Doping "rumours" Alberto Contador drops beef from his diet after … Continue reading

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Geox-TMC – Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop?

In past years, ASO has generally waited until March to announce the teams participating in the Tour de France. This was typically done to give teams the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities in race situations, allowing ASO to select the most competitive teams for participation. However, this year they elected to announce the 2011 participants … Continue reading

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Tirreno-Adriatico – What We Learned

Italy’s Tirreno-Adriatico wrapped-up yesterday with Sky’s Edvald Boasson Hagen sprinting to the stage win ahead of Alessandro Petacchi and Sacha Modolo. Let’s take a minute or two to discuss what we learned during the “Race of the Two Seas”. 1. Tom Boonen’s ready to win Milan-San Remo. Judging from his win in Stage 2 and … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Paris-Nice Wrap-Up, Sad News from Poland, & One Great Ride

Here’s today’s Monday Musette: 1. Let’s begin with yesterday’s completion of Paris-Nice, where Astana’s Alberto Contador kept his cool to survive an onslaught of attacks from Caisse d’Epargne to win his second Paris-Nice. Give me some credit for predicting the top-3—even though I had Contador and Valverde in the wrong positions. Here’s what we noticed:–Astana … Continue reading

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Paris-Nice & Tirreno-Adriatico Live Streams

Here are to USA-friendly links to live streams of today’s racing in France and Italy.  They’re a bit slow, but better than nothing. Enjoy!

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Weekend Preview – Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico

This weekend’s main festivities take place in France and Italy with the conclusion of Paris-Nice and the continuation of Tirreno-Adriatico. So far, the racing’s gone more or less as expected in both events: the Spanish are ruling the Race to the Sun and sprinters and breakaways have traded punches in Tirreno. The current GC in … Continue reading

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