Tag Archives: Sylvain Chavanel

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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Paris-Roubaix Preview & Group Ride

Either my embrocation is tingling in places I didn’t apply it, or I’m really, really excited for Paris-Roubaix on Sunday. Watching last week’s Tour of Flanders reminded me (as ...

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Quelle Surprise

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. I’m not apologizing to Dickens, not after the last two days of racing. He couldn’t have seen this coming. For the Schleck brothers and Team ...

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FGR #20 Wrap

Wow! I've not seen consensus like that in the RKP comments section since...uh...since...ok, I've never seen consensus like that here. To whit: Fabian Cancellara, Jens Voigt, Tomas Voekler, Jens ...

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Hunger Artists

Sean Kelly with Claude Criquelion at the 1981 Liege-Bastogne-Liege There is a covenant between us. The pros suffer. We watch. They will not suffer if we do not watch. We will not watch if they do ...

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