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Weekend Preview: Eneco, Utah, and Transfer Season

This weekend sees the culmination of two races on opposite sides of the globe, the Eneco Tour, and the Tour of Utah. Both wrap-up on Sunday. The Eneco Tour has given flatlanders an opportunity to test post-Tour or non-Tour legs alike. Perhaps the biggest news coming out of Eneco was the prologue victory of Taylor … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Memorial Day Edition

Pavé would like to thank Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Giro d’Italia.   Here’s this week’s (Memorial Day) Monday Musette: 1. Julius, one of Pavé’s Contributors, is putting together a more substantial Giro d’Italia Wrap-Up, but let’s take a minute here—at least until we hear otherwise—and give Saxo Bank’s Alberto Contador some … Continue reading

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Langeveld Leaving Rabobank – Too Early?

  After a few seasons of high finishes in the cobbled classics, Rabobank’s Sebastian Langeveld finally broke through to win this spring’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad after a solo attack saw him out in front for the final 50 kilometers of the race. He’s gone too early, was my thought at the time. But the Dutchman … Continue reading

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Garmin’s Transitions?

Transfer-wise, the summer had been quiet for the guys over at Garmin-Transitions and the Cervélo Test Team—at least until last week, when rumors emerged, and were then confirmed, that Cervélo’s squad would be no more in 2011.  Instead, Cervélo would be joining Garmin as team co-sponsor to form Garmin-Cervélo for 2011 and beyond.  But the … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Weekend Racing, Doing the Double, and Transfers

Here’s this week’s Musette—finally on the proper day too! 1. The renamed Criterium du Dauphiné kicked-off yesterday with a 6.8-kilometer Prologue in Evian-les-Bains. Alberto Contador won the event over young American Tejay Van Garderen and Radio Shack’s Janez Brajkovic. While Contador’s win was impressive, he was quick to play it down, bluntly stating he has … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Trek, Track, Wilson, Winter, and…Hipsters?

Here’s your Monday Musette: 1. Photos of the The Shack’s new Treks have been released.  Your thoughts?  Personally, I find them too busy.  And what’s with overabundance of customized, team-specific wheel decals?  On the other hand, Sky’s Pinarello’s are much more pleasing to my eye.  2.  Olympic track racing just got boring with the announcement … Continue reading

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