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FYI – Leopard Press Release

For your information, here’s the text of this afternoon’s press release regarding Leopard, Radio Shack, Trek, and Nissan. We’ll post  some of our own thoughts on the announcement soon. “Luxembourg-based team Leopard-Trek is proud to welcome RadioShack and Nissan as new main sponsors. Leopard announces that RadioShack and Nissan are joining the Leopard-Trek World Tour … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – April 21, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, April 21, 2011 Closing the generation gap: Cows, change and not change in cycling culture A Tale of Technology | Boulder Report Trek Embarks On Ambitious Carbon Fiber Recycling Program Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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Monday Musette – Why Leopard Has Big Stripes

While an abundance has already been said in other places, I thought today’s Monday Musette might be as good a time as any to share my own thoughts following Thursday’s presentation of Team Leopard-Trek (and there will be no pictures of indigenous people sporting full-body tattoos). 1. Overall, the presentation itself was an incredible let-down—we … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – 5 Questions

1. With Igor Anton, Joaquin Rodriguez, and Vincenzo Nibali a mere two seconds apart from one another and the next-closest rider another 40-seconds back, has this year’s Vuelta already been reduced to a three-caballo race?  And of the three, who has the best chance to win? 2. Do Radio Shack’s new recruits (and the ominous … 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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Why Specialized? Why?

I have to admit, I was pretty disappointed by the news this morning that Specialized was ending it’s agreement to supply bikes for Team Quick Step. I wish I could say I was surprised though. As soon as Specialized inked a million-dollar deal to provide bikes for Alberto Contador, I knew the writing was on … Continue reading

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