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2011 Tour de France – Stage 4 Wrap-up

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France. You could be forgiven for waking up late to just watch the final 10k of today’s stage. The preceding 160k didn’t have a whole lot to offer, and after a couple of anxious and exciting days … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France Preview – Khazakstan, Poland, and Ukraine

Khazakstan, Poland, and the Ukraine: a rough chunk of Eastern Bloc countries that would at least be geographically contiguous if it weren’t for Russia’s rude penetration south, between Ukraine and Khazakstan, down to the Black Sea and Caspian Sea. Their hopes for success this Tour de France lay on the enigmatic shoulders of Alexander Vinokourov, … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – June 24, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, June 24, 2011 Boasson Hagen Out Of Norwegian Road Championships, Tour De France Perhaps Endangered | Cyclingnews.com Astana's Vinokourov has eight helpers LL Sanchez for the 3rd time Vacansoleil unveil maiden Tour line-up : Cycling Central on SBS The new Vacansoleil bike Seen any cool links we missed? … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – June 9, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, June 9, 2011 Astana team seeks closure of fake Vino Twitter account Davide Rebellin under investigation for tax evasion New Bikes Appearing at Pre-Tour Tuneups | Boulder Report | Bicycling.com Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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2011 Criterium du Dauphiné – Preview

  One of my favorite races begins this weekend: the Criterium du Dauphiné. One of two primary build-up races to the Tour de France, this year’s event features a challenging Tour-style parcours (2 time trials and 4 summit finishes) and a start list stocked with riders hoping for glory this July.  Here’s a rundown of … Continue reading

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2011 Tour of Romandie – Mid-Race Preview

  The 65th edition of the Tour of Romandie began Tuesday, with Euskaltel’s Jonathan Castroviejo taking the race’s first leader’s jersey with a win in the technical 3.5-km Prologue through the streets of Martigny. For years, Romandie was the final piece of the pre-Giro puzzle for anyone hoping to contend for the maglia rosa in … Continue reading

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