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Tour de France 2012 Team Preview: Liquigas-Cannondale

After a disastrous Giro d’Italia in which the team failed to win a stage or mount a serious GC challenge, Liquigas-Cannondale heads to the Tour de France with Vincenzo Nibali and Peter Sagan—the team’s most successful riders so far this season. Nibali last rode the Tour de France in 2009 and finished seventh in a … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – June 16, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, June 16, 2011 Mauricio Soler suffers ‘severe head trauma’ in Swiss crash Ster ZLM Toer: Tyler Farrar remembers Wouter Weylandt with victory in second stage Cavendish Reported To Be Joining Team Sky For 2012 Liquigas-Cannondale Turns Down Astana Offer For Nibali Seen any cool links we missed? Share … Continue reading

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Weekend Preview – The Vuelta Heads for the Hills

The Vuelta d’Espana continues this weekend with two difficult stages in the regions of Alicante and Valencia.  Saturday’s 190-kilometer Stage 8 includes five categorized climbs on the way from Villena to Xorret del Cati—the toughest of which (the Cat. 1 Alto Xorret del Cati) summits a mere 4 kilometers from the finish.  While not particularly … Continue reading

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