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Discuss: The Vuelta Podium

  With in-form men such as Vincenzo Nibali, Joaquin Rodriguez, Igor Anton, Denis Menchov, Carlos Sastre, and Jurgen Van Den Broeck all participating in the 3-week event, why/how did two domestiques end the race on the top two steps of the podium? Discuss.

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Pavé/Laekhouse Vuelta Stage 20 Contest!

Our friend Ethan over at Laekhouse loves giving you guys the opportunity to win free stuff. He asked – no, DEMANDED that we give some lucky reader the opportunity to win the newly introduced Renault-inspired cap they just introduced to their line. I don’t like Ethan very much*, but I love this hat, so I’m … Continue reading

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Thursday Roundup: from Spain to Colorado

With both the Vuelta and the US Pro Cycling Challenge underway, we take a look at the progress made by riders in these two races: The Vuelta has been heating up, with some technical finishes, late climbs, and a full-blown mountain top finish early in the three-week stage race keeping things interesting. The General Classification … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – August 24, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, August 24, 2011 Astana announces that Roman Kireyev has retired; Vinokourov appears free to return Holczer Set To Become Katusha Team Manager In 2012 2011 Vuelta a España stage 5 photos by Graham Watson Eddy Merckx launches sports shoes collection Seen any cool links we missed? Share ’em … Continue reading

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2011 Vuelta a Espana – On the Hot Seat

Since its move to be the last Grand Tour of the season, the Vuelta has had the perhaps-unenviable position as the GT of last resort. It’s a last chance for GC contenders, teams, sprinters, and stage-hunters alike to pull in results. Its schedule just ahead of the World Championships also serve as a springboard for … Continue reading

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2011 Vuelta: Men of the Hour

This year’s Vuelta is shaping up to be an exciting race. A ripe General Classification battle is set to take place, featuring several big names who were either left out of their teams’ Tour de France selection, or crashed out in the attrition-riddled first half of the race. Let’s take a look at those from … Continue reading

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