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Friday Group Ride #125

After another crazy week that has eliminated several pre-race favorites, the 2012 Tour de France appears to have become the two-rider battle between Sky’s Bradley Wiggins and BMC’s Cadel Evans ...

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Friday Group Ride #119

With four riders jammed within 96 seconds of Joaquim Rodriguez’s maglia rosa, we’re about to witness one of the closet Giro finishes in recent years. Garmin-Barracuda’s Ryder Hesjedal is ...

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Amstel Gold Debrief

Here are some thoughts following Sunday’s 47th edition of the Amstel Gold Race: 1. Well, Italy finally won a spring classic after what seemed to be a pretty long drought—it just wasn’t the rider ...

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Six Riders for the Ardennes

It’s amazing how quickly things can change from one season to the next. This year, GreenEdge won Milan-San Remo with a rejuvenated Simon Gerrans—not with Matthew Goss, the defending champion. Tom ...

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Five Thoughts From Flanders

  Here are some thoughts on a terrific weekend of racing in Flanders. 1. Tom Boonen’s not fooling anyone. Despite declaring Fabian Cancellara the top favorite for the Tour of Flanders and ...

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2012 Milan-San Remo: Post-Mortem

2012 Milan-San Remo: Post-Mortem

Because it’s held on a Saturday, Milan-San Remo affords us the luxury of discussing the race on Sunday’s group ride. For fans of a sport unfamiliar to most Americans, this is a distinct pleasure ...

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