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Cavendish in green as the Pyrenees loom

Mark Cavendish won his third victory in this year’s tour in dominating fashion to take the coveted maillot vert. It was another rain-soaked day inFranceand the GC favorites just wanted to stay out of harm with an epic stage in … Continue reading

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Evans holds off Contador to win stage four

Today’s course looked like a roller coaster on paper and given the steepness of the final climb the GC favorites were sure to make today’s stage decisive. A small breakaway of five riders got away early and took the intermediate … Continue reading

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Garmin Cervelo storm to victory – God of thunder in yellow

Since forming his Garmin Cervelo team, Johnathan Vaughters has dreamed of winning the Tour de France team time trial and today the dream became reality. The high octane squad stormed to victory led by strong man, Thor Hushovd who is … Continue reading

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Contador receives one year ban – stripped of 2010 Tour title

Cycling News is reporting that the Spanish Cycling Federation has suspended three-time, now two-time, Tour de France winner Alberto Contador for one year. Contador will be stripped of his 2010 Tour victory which will make Andy Schleck the new champion. … Continue reading

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Bring on the classics

Team Leopard’s Madone – Courtesy: Trek Bikes On Thursday, the Luxembourg based Team Leopard finally revealed their highly anticipated kit design as well as their team issue bikes. The kits are elegant in their simplicity especially when compared to some … Continue reading

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Is Contador using the Landis defense?

The more I think about the absurdity of three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador’s defense, the more laughable it becomes. Does he really expect us to believe that he just happened to eat beef, that was brought in special … Continue reading

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Riis & Saxo Bank sign Contador

Bjarne Riis made two big announcements today: Saxo Bank has agreed to stay on with Sungard as a sponsor with Specialized bikes remaining as bike sponsor. He also confirmed speculation that he has inked three-time Tour de France winner, Alberto … Continue reading

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