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Froome, Nibali make secret trip to Pinto.

  The whole town of Pinto, Alberto Contador’s hometown, turned out to see the victorious hero return from the Giro d’Italia. Contador crushed his rivals with only Astana’s duo of Fabio Aru and Mikel Landa even getting close. With the Tour de France now on the horizon, two of the other top contenders decided to […]

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Contador wins Giro at what cost to Tour?

Alberto Contador has won the Giro d’Italia. Seconds after he sprayed that champagne and stepped off that podium the question began: Had he already lost his shot at the Giro-Tour double? In what was arguably one the the toughest, right from the gun, every stage exhausting, stress piled on stress Giro in recent memory, Contador […]

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Hesjedal’s Solo Giro.

  Ryder Hesjedal may actually be the second most impressive rider in the Giro d’Italia besides obvious winner Alberto Contador. Yes, Aru impressive, Landa, fantastic, chapeau and buckets of Nutella all around, but given his deep hole in time, Hesjedal has won the badass jersey What’s interesting is that the 2012 maglia rosa seems to […]

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Willie Nelson throws in support for Lance Armstrong.

  Country Western music legend and fellow Texan Willie Nelson threw his full support behind Lance Armstrong. Writing on his Facebook page, the 82 year old singer, famous for such songs as On the Road Again“, “To All the Girls I’ve Loved Before” and “Pancho & Lefty,” complimented the disgraced champion on his ability to even […]

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Axel Merckx to take over Terminator movie role?

  According to several Hollywood sources, former pro cyclist Axel Merckx is being considered as a replacement for Arnold Schwarzenegger in the next installment of the Terminator movie series. While Terminator Genisys is set to launch in theaters on July 1st, studio executives have said they’re looking for new talent to take over the role from […]

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Gavin Mannion. Sour Cherry in Chattanooga?

  Gavin Mannion had a podium in his sights in the final kilometers of the US Pro Nation Road Race Championships. Given that result, what flavor Jelly Belly is he? Sour Cherry? Toasted Marshmallow? Island Punch, Buttered Popcorn, Strawberry Daiquiri? Considering how close he came to a monster fantastic victory and a stars and stripes jersey, we’re […]

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Sky’s Konig takes over Porte’s Giro motorhome.

  Rest Day change of resting situation. Sky captain and podium contender Richie Porte has been forced by injuries to withdraw from the Giro d’Italia. However, he has left something behind — his special motorhome hotel on wheels. The Marginal Gains in Sleep plan from the Sky braintrust has been ridiculed in the Italian press […]

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Contador puts Aru in little box.

  Aru, Aru, now whatcha gonna do? Apparently the young Italian, just 23, has already gone on record saying at his age, second in a grand tour to Alberto Contador is a pretty good result. No argument there and his time will come. It did not however come today on stage 15 in the Dolomites. […]

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Contador kinda wins Giro d’Italia.

The one armed man strike again. You have to hand it to the man: Either Alberto Contador has the largest pain threshold known to man or the strongest mental powers or he’s the most amazing sand-bagger of all time or … Maybe he’s all three things at the same time. The Spaniard, coming off his […]

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