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World Champion Cavendish wins first sprint stage

Tournai, Belgium – Every year cycling pundits tell the cycling world that this is the year that someone will dethrone Mark Cavendish as cycling’s best sprinter and every year he proves them wrong. Such was the case today when Cavendish … Continue reading

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Sagan wins Tour’s first stage

Seraing, Belgium – Peter Sagan continues his remarkable 2012 campaign winning the first stage of the 2012 Tour de France, pipping Fabian Cancellara and Edvald Boasson Hagen at the line. Cancellara gapped the main field on the day’s final climb, however, … Continue reading

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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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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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