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2011 Vuelta: Up-and-Comers

This year’s Vuelta is ripe with young talent – some getting a shot at Grand Tour success, and others being put in in the hopes that they’ll gain a bit of experience that will aid their racing come 2012. Let’s take a look at some of the youths we’ve got our eye on: Dan Martin: … Continue reading

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Revenge at the Vuelta?

Last month, Bradley Wiggins indicated that he would ride the Vuelta a Espana as preparation for the World Championships. It’s hard not to think that he would also be riding it as a bit of season-salvage following a disappointing Tour de France, in which he crashed out with a broken collarbone on Stage 7. A vengeange-fueled … Continue reading

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2010 Team-By-Team Season Review: #10

#10 – Euskaltel (Preview Ranking: #16) What We Said: With perhaps one or two exceptions, Euskaltel’s going to live and die on the back of Samuel Sanchez in 2010.  A force to be reckoned with in just about any hilly race, Sanchez is more known for the races he’s just missed winning (too many to … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – The UCI’s List of Approved Mechanical Enhancements

We’re still letting the mud settle from this past weekend’s US National Cyclocross Championships.  But in the meantime, here’s this week’s Monday Musette. 1. By far the weekend’s biggest non-CX news was the announcement that Pegasus Sports has lost its main backer, prompting immediate reports of the team’s demise.  Team manager Chris White has apparently … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Swiss Wrap-up, Crashes, Protests, and (Un)Invitations

School’s finally out for the summer, so expect to see Pavé back to a more frequent/regular post schedule. There’s also a new site design in the works, so keep checking back for changes, updates, and possibly a new address (don’t worry, I won’t surprise you with that). As always, your constructive feedback are always appreciated—I … Continue reading

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Weekend Preview – Vuelta and Isbergues

The Vuelta wraps-up this weekend with a flat 27km time trial around the ancient city of Toledo and the traditional final stage into Madrid. Friday’s Stage 19 was supposed to provide a last chance for GC fireworks with a summit finish in La Granja. Unfortunately, more explosions happened off the back of the lead group … Continue reading

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