Tag Archives: Thor Hushovd

Friday Group Ride #163

Here we are again, Roubaix weekend. I can’t think about this race without hearing, in my head, the horrible rattling of the pack over those impossible “roads.” I can’t ...

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Friday Group Ride #148

It feels strange to even speak of it after so long, but you know what? Professional road racing is about to start happening again. Rising up from the ashes of the Lancepocalypse, spindly legged ...

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Friday Group Ride #129

Is it just me? It felt like the Tour (grand as it always is) was somehow lessened by these Olympics. Riders who might have gone harder in France saved themselves for London. Tom Boonen comes to ...

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Friday Group Ride #127

If you are a top pro rider, and you have not met any of your season objectives, it is now officially time to panic. Of all weeks of the year this, the last week of the Tour, especially when the ...

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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 Season Preview: On the Hot Seat

So far we’ve covered Men of the Hour and Up-and-Comers as part of our 2012 Season Preview; now it’s time for a list of the riders and teams who find themselves “on the hot seat” heading into the ...

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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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