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Monday Musette – Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico

  Here’s this week’s Monday Musette: 1. It was an ironic yet predictable final weekend at Paris-Nice—ironic in that the usually warm and sunny end to the Race to the Sun was marred by cold and wet weather, and predictable in that pre-race favorite Tony Martin held on to his lead to take the first … Continue reading

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2011 Team-By-Team Season Preview: Team Sky

Each year, Pavé previews the upcoming road season with a countdown of the top-20 teams in the sport. Today we pick things up with #11. #11 – Team Sky In 2010, Sky wanted to win the Tour—and we all know how that went.  In 2011, they just want to win—as much as possible.  And while … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – Dec 24, 2010

Interesting and/or amusing cycling items from across the Internet, December 24, 2010 Matti Breschel’s recovery going well, Spring Classics and World Championships are on his mind Season ender: The best (and worst) of U.S. bike racing in 2010 Wiggins to begin 2011 season in Qatar, Boasson Hagen in Oman Martin back on the bike after … Continue reading

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2010 Team-By-Team Season Review: #17

Here’s #17 in our Team-By-Team rundown of the 2010 season.  Enjoy! #17 – Sky Professional Cycling Team (Preview Ranking: #6 ) What We Said: Whether you love them or hate them, Team Sky really has done an impressive job of putting together a deep and talented roster.  One might resent teams that come out of … Continue reading

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A Closer Look – Haussler and Wiggins

You can forgive the cycling news media for giving Heinrich Haussler the dubious honor of having what’s probably the highest ratio of headlines to race results this year. For Haussler, 2009 was a break-out year: stage wins at Volta ao Algarve and Paris-Nice set the stage for a strong spring. Second place finishes at Milan-San … Continue reading

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2010 Tour de France – Stage 14 Wrap-Up

I’m not usually one for histrionics, but I’m running out superlatives to describe the action we’ve seen thus far in the 2010 Tour de France—it truly might go down as one of the most exciting Tours in recent memory.  As someone said during today’s live blog, “2010 Giro d’Italia, meet the 2010 Tour de France.” … Continue reading

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