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Schleck’s slide continues; may have slid off Trek team for Le Tour

Heading in to this season, many expected to finally see Andy Schleck return to the form that won him the Tour de France in 2010. So far, though, those high expectations have not been met. Schleck so far has failed to finish the Amstel Gold Race and the Ardennes Classics, and missed out entirely on the Tour of Romandie due to a knee injury. It seems now that Schleck may be running out of chances to prove he ...

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Sagan Closing Gap on Dumoulin, Martin with another top-three finish in Switzerland

Cannondale rider Peter Sagan continued his solid performance at the Tour of Switzerland with another top-three finish in Wednesday’s fifth stage. The Slovakian has already used his powerful sprint to capture a stage victory on Monday, and is steadily closing the gap between himself and overall leaders Tony Martin and Tom Dumoulin. Martin has so far held on to the six second lead he established in the race’s ...

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Wiggins Abandons Tour De Suisse Following Crash

Bradley Wiggins’ team doctor Steve Baynes announced on Wednesday that the 34 year old British rider would pull out of the Tour of Switzerland following a crash during Tuesday’s 4th stage. Wiggins had already been struggling during the tour, and had been slipping out of contention for a top spot going in to stage 4. At the time of the crash, Wiggins was not involved in any rough riding, but had been hanging ...

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Sagan, Sprints, and a “Sir” Stir up the Suisse

Someone has come out of hibernation. Peter Sagan has reappeared after his time off training in Colorado. And it looks like the time off from racing has paid off. Sagan is looking to defend his green jersey at the Tour de France and is quickly showing the world that he will be a force to reckon with. He recently won the third stage at the Tour de Suisse and battled to the very end of stage four against speed ...

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“Spartacus” Not Looking So Sparky

The man known as “Spartacus” throughout the Cycling world is missing his mojo. For a man who has been a Time Trial World Champion and a Grand Tour Stage winner, he seems to share the same confidence as a man trying online dating for the first time instead of a highly decorated athlete. It has been a bumpy road and Fabian Cancellara knows it. During a test run of the time trial for the Tour de Suisse, he suf ...

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