Tag Archives: Alberto Contador

2012 Season Preview

At Pavé, I used to begin each season with a team-by-team rundown of what I considered to be the top-20 teams in the sport, highlighting their goals, expectations, and offering my insights as to ...

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2012 Prognostications

  Let’s get the new year off on the right foot. I think fortune telling to be worth only slightly less than the word of someone working on Wall Street. And predicting the future ...

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Fun With Alberto

It’s not every day that a bike company makes a bike that is ridden to a Grand Tour victory. And even for those that do, having the winner drop by your office is less common. It was a big ...

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Riding With Alberto Contador

I don’t ride with PROs too often. And when I do they are usually of the genus domesticus; they are rarely of the genus vincere. So when I got the invitation from Specialized asking if I ...

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An Interview With Alberto Contador

Specialized brought Alberto Contador to the U.S. for a truly whirlwind tour. We did a ride on Tuesday out of Mike’s Bikes in Sausalito, just north of San Francisco in Marin County. Afterward, we ...

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The Ache

I ache. I ache for Thomas Voeckler. I ache for Andy Schleck. I ache for the end of the Tour de France. In a tweet today David Millar wrote that as he rode in his car back to the hotel they ...

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Friday Group Ride #76

There’s only one question we can ask on a day like today and it’s the question you’ve been waiting for: Who will don the yellow jersey in Paris? We didn’t ask before now ...

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