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Pavé’s 2011 Team-By-Team Season Preview – Number 20

It’s that time of year again, and rather than save all 20 teams in our 2011 Season Preview for the week before the season “officially” opens with the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (a momentous task that very nearly killed me last Februaury), I’ll be rolling this year’s top twenty squads over the next several weeks—starting this … Continue reading

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2010 Team-By-Team Season Review: #12

#12 – BBox – Bouyges Telecom (Preview Ranking: #20) What We Said: If it not for the heroics of Thomas Voeckler and Pierrick Fedrigo in last year’s Tour de France, this team might not be around this year.  Bumped from the Pro Tour after 2009 (although don’t put too much stock in that distinction), Jean-René … Continue reading

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2010 Tour de France – Stage 15 Wrap-Up

Today we received more drama and controversy from a Tour that’s been anything but uninteresting.  Thomas Voeckler took France’s second consecutive Pyrenean victory—the first win in a Tour for the French Champion since Jacky Durand in 1994. But while Voeckler was enjoying his day in the sun, Andy Schleck and Alberto Contador were continuing their … Continue reading

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Tour de France – Stage 5 Wrap-up – Karma Police?

Congrats, to Tommy Voeckler for a terrific stage win today! Can you believe this was Voeckler’s first stage victory? It’s often forgotten that his yellow jersey exploit from several years ago was done without actually having won a stage. Voeckler’s Tour tenacity has finally been rewarded. Tom Boonen flatted at the wrong time, leaving him … Continue reading

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