Monthly Archives: March 2011

Is the Three Days of De Panne three days too many?

Over the past number of days, I’ve had a couple of conversations with people, debating whether riders who are serious about the Tour of Flanders should be riding the Three Days of De Panne. It consists of four stages spread … Continue reading

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The Superteam is Falling Flat

‘Perhaps no single squad has had as much talent ready for Paris-Roubaix since Mapei in 2000′. Well, so says April’s Pro Cycling magazine alongside a photograph of Garmin-Cervelo’s trinity of classics specialists Tyler Farrar, Thor Hushovd and Heinrich Haussler. The … Continue reading

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Milan San Remo Trivia Special

Matt Goss’s victory in Milan San Remo came after one of the most exciting races in recent years. It also threw up many an interesting fact to keep us sad anoraks occupied and amused. It was the first victory in … Continue reading

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Jonathan Vaughters’ PR Battle

Jonathan Vaughters is a former professional cyclist. He is the CEO of Slipstream Sports. He is the current team manager of Garmin-Cervelo. He is the president of the International Association of Professional Cycling teams (AIGCP). And he is also one … Continue reading

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Championing the National Champions

On Thursday’s stage of Paris-Nice, the Eurosport commentating team of David Harmon and Sean Kelly threw out a stat that Thomas Voeckler’s victory on Stage Four, was the first Paris-Nice stage win by a French Champion since Guy Sibille in … Continue reading

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