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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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Cavendish takes his 5th stage – Contador his 3rd Tour

I struggled with what to write about the finale of this year’s Tour de France. Even though the Tour lasts for the better part of the month, when it ends, I always feel like it went by too fast. I … Continue reading

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Cancellara wins TT – Contador to win Tour

Fabian Cancellara powered his way to an impressive win in today’s time trial besting Tony Martin by 17 seconds and Bert Grabsch by nearly two minutes. There is little question that Cancellara and Martin are the two preeminent time trialists in … Continue reading

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Schleck takes the stage – Contador likely takes the Tour

Andy Schleck and his Saxo Bank teammates threw everything they had at Alberto Contador but despite their best efforts the Spaniard was up to the task. It was a classic stage with foul weather creating a dramatic backdrop for the battle … Continue reading

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Lance Armstrong gives it a go in the Pyrenees

With a rest day looming and the contenders looking to preserve some energy for Thursday’s showdown atop the Col du Tormalet; it set up the perfect scenario for a breakaway to escape the peloton and take victory in Pau. Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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Contador’s cowardly attack overshadows Voeckler’s brilliant ride

In what will certainly be debated for some time, Alberto Contador attacked race leader and his biggest rival Andy Schleck when Schleck threw his chain on the climb up Port de Bales. Schleck ended up loosing 39 seconds to Contador … Continue reading

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Schleck & Contador battle to a draw on the slopes of Ax-3 Domaines

Alberto Contador took a few swings at rival Andy Schleck on the ascent of the Ax-3 Domaines but was unable to crack the Luxembourger. At one point the two were practically doing track stands on the day’s final climb while … Continue reading

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