Tag Archives: Philippe Gilbert

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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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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2012 Season Preview: Up-and-Comers

 Indications are Pierre Roland may be the new hope of French cycling. Last week we discussed the Men of the Hour—a rather easy-to-compile list of the men we all expect to be at forefront of the ...

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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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