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Tour de France – Stage 20 Wrap-up

If I told you before the Tour started that a Rabobank rider would win on Ventoux, would you have thought it would be Juan Manuel Garate? Didn’t think so. But he did, and in doing so salvaged what has to be considered a disappointing Tour for the oranje. Tactics and wind certainly took their toll … Continue reading

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Radio Free Europe

I love it when news breaks that allows me to make clever titles from 80′s alternative rock hits… The UCI announced yesterday that it would allow Stages 10 and 13 in this year’s Tour to be run without the use of radios. Stage 10 covers 193 km and takes the riders on a 193km Bastille … Continue reading

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Monday Musings – Dauphiné Wrap-up, Suisse Begins, and the Dope Show

1. We’re in the thick of the Pre-Tour build-up races and this past week’s Dauphiné-Libéré didn’t disappoint. Let’s back our way down the final GC: –Alejandro Valverde won another Dauphiné thanks to a superb effort on Mont Ventoux. Given his pending absence from the Tour’s start list and a possible worldwide ban, one couldn’t help … Continue reading

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Dauphiné Stage 5 – Live Stream of Mont Ventoux Summit Finish

For live video coverage of today’s Stage 5 (finishing atop Mont Ventoux) of the Dauphiné, click here.

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