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Levi Leipheimer to OmegaPharma-QuickStep

After months of speculation, it is now confirmed that Levi Leipheimer is joining Patrick Lefevere’s new super-team OmegaPharma-QuickStep. Despite a  poor performance at the Tour de France this year, Leipheimer had a solid year with wins at the Tour de Suisse, USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Colorado, the Tour of Utah, and a stage and … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Suisse Wrap-Up, Nats, and DiUltegra

  Here’s this week’s Monday Musette: 1. The Tour de Suisse wrapped-up yesterday, officially closing the books on the pre-Tour campaigns of many of this year’s favorites. Radio Shack’s Levi Leipheimer took a page from Bradley Wiggin’s playbook in winning the 9-day event. The American lingered at the top of the standings all week, finishing … Continue reading

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Hushovd, Farrar, & Haussler – Is Garmin’s Tour Picture Becoming More Clear?

  With Thor Hushovd’s win Tuesday at the Tour de Suisse and Tyler Farrar’s relatively anonymous showing at the Criterium du Dauphiné, is it safe to expect Thor to be Garmin-Cervelo’s protected sprint captain in France? Heinrich Haussler’s just been announced as not riding–is Garmin-Cervelo’s murky Tour roster getting a bit more clear? Share your … Continue reading

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Monday Musette РDauphin̩, Suisse, & Transfers

  Here’s this week’s Monday Musette: 1. The Criterium du Dauphiné—the first of two important pre-Tour stage races—wrapped-up yesterday with Team Sky’s Bradley Wiggins taking the most impressive road victory of his career. While unspectacular, Wiggo’s win is an important morale booster for the rider and his team as both attempt to shrug-off a rather … Continue reading

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