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Tour de France 2012 Team Preview: Lotto-Belisol

For a major Belgian team like Lotto-Belisol, the season has two main points of interest: the classics and the Tour de France. In the classics, the team came up empty. Andre Greipel and Jelle Vanendert did their best to snag wins on the cobbles and in the Ardennes, but in the end they just didn’t … Continue reading

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Monday Mini-Musette – Gilbert, OP-QSI, Kittel, Etc…

  1. In case you missed it, Philippe Gilbert won Saturday’s Clasica San Sebastian with a powerful attack inside the final few kilometers that left his companions—and Rabobank’s Carlos Barredo, who was alone off the front at the time—helpless. Not including his run of post-Tour Criteriums, Gilbert has won 8 of the last 9 races … Continue reading

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2011 Classics Awards, Part 2

With the Giro d’Italia underway, our biggest party of the year, the Spring Classics, is over. We thought it would be fitting that in lieu of bestowing Rider of the Month (which we have probably already made quite clear) and Team of the Month, as we are accustomed to publishing, we could commemorate such a … Continue reading

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