Category: top-10

Stage 20 and beyond – 2013 Tour de France recap

July 20, 2013

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OK, I know the Tour is 21 stages, but for all intents and purposes it ends when stage 20 finishes. So, here’s my top-10 recap for the 100th edition of the Tour de France. I welcome your thoughts and guest posts on any other cycling events or news around the […]
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Tour de France 2013 – Refreshing Distraction

July 1, 2013

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Typing this while I sit in front of the Stage 3 telecast on NBC Sports. Around me are boxes, many boxes. This is the result of moving back into the Tiny Bungalow – our house in Hingham, MA – and the break I’m taking now to watch the Tour de […]
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Stage 1 Results and Thoughts

July 1, 2012

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As I’ve told Bob a bunch of times on the BeanCast, the Tour de France is a promotional vehicle. Yes, it’s a sporting event (and one I hold near and dear to my heart), but it’s also a grand way for companies and brands to get their name out there […]
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Two Different Directions on Drugs – Contador and Armstrong

February 16, 2012

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Within the last month or so, we in the cycling world have witnessed two things… Alberto Contador was finally taken to task for his doping in the 2010 Tour de France and has been suspended for two years retroactively. He’ll be able to compete this summer if he doesn’t delay […]
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2011 Tour de France – Overall Standings After Stage 4 – SPOILER

July 5, 2011

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SPOILER ALERT. POST GIVES OVERALL STANDINGS OF THE TOP TEN RIDERS AFTER STAGE 4 IN THE 2011 TOUR DE FRANCE Here they are – along with Alberto Contador as a footnote… HUSHOVD Thor  51  TEAM GARMIN – CERVELO  13h 58′ 25″      2.  EVANS Cadel  141  BMC RACING TEAM  13h […]
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Yikers – another eventful stage in the 2011 Tour de France – SPOILERS

July 5, 2011

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SPOILERS IN THIS POST Well, there was nothing happening for 149KM of the 173KM race and then Cadel Evans had a flat. A camera guy fell in front of him and legions of BMC fans were poised to cry conspiracy! Well, it all shook out. Cadel got himself paced back […]
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