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Willj

  • joined Jan 15, 2009
  • last login Aug 30, 2014
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I like to cycle in the French, Swiss, (and occasionally Italian) Alps

My blog:
www.cycling-challenge.com

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  • NCAAB Syracuse Orange
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2012 Critérium du Dauphiné Course Preview and FSA DS Smack Talk

2012 Critérium du Dauphiné Course Preview and FSA DS Smack Talk

The Dauphiné is coming! A more serious preview to follow

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The Dauphiné is coming! A more serious preview to follow

Sad the Giro is over? No worries. The Dauphiné is coming! (June 3-10). Luckily Cowbecco has...

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Cowbecco

Sad the Giro is over? No worries. The Dauphiné is coming! (June 3-10). Luckily Cowbecco has been scouting the route. A full preview is on its way.

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Passo dello Stelvio - A Brief History

Some rest-day reading to keep your Giro interest fueled: The penultimate stage of the 2012 Giro will feature the highest mountain top finish in European GT history atop Passo dello Stelvio. ...

Giro d'Italia Stage 2 LIVE - 2nd Thread

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Herning - Herning 206 km The race goes out to the western coast of Jutland in search of nasty crosswinds to spice things up. Podicci's Pazzo Pick: Andrea Guardini Official site , Startlist , S...

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2012 Giro - Let's Rank the Mountains

I love mountains! And the 2012 Giro has plenty. In total, there will be twenty "Category 1" and "Category 2" climbs in yet another mountainous Giro. There will be six mid-mountain stages (6,...

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Surviving the Romandie Prologue

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Tour de Romandie Preview and FSA DS Smacktack

OK, Tom Boonent wins the first part of the cycling season. But while Chris mourns the end of the spring classics, I rejoice. It’s time for some Swiss stage racing! The 6 day Tour de Romandie...

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Tour de Romandie - there's an app for that

Today the Tour de Romandie held a press conference detailing the route and making various announcements. The Swiss stage race starts in 12 days, running from April 24 to 29th. 695 kilometres with...

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2012 Critérium du Dauphiné Course Revealed

The 2012 Critérium du Dauphiné route was revealed today. After a writer hack at Podium Café complained last year that Col du Grand Colombier (not Col de la Colombière) was the most overlooked climb...

Volta a Catalunya Stage 5 LIVE

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Ascó "la vostra energia" to Manresa 207 km Another downhill finish after a Category 1 climb roughly 20 kms from end. Podium Cafe blind squirrel pick: Uran Uran to win win, again again Official site...

E3 Harelbeke LIVE

Chris calls this his favorite non-monument race of the entire year in his excellent Race Preview. Podium Cafe likely suspect: Would you bet against Gilbert, Boonen, Fabian? Official site, S...

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FSA DS - Don't Forget the Frenchies !

FSA DS - Don't Forget the Frenchies! #cycling

Project Defense: Breaking Down Syracuse's Zone Effeciency

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Interesting Sports Illustrated article taking a detailed look at Syracuse Zone

Merckx awarded Legion of Honour - top grade

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Eddy Merckx given the highest possible Legion of Honour grade "Commandeur de la Legion d'Honneur" by Nicolas Sarkozy

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Attending the Zurich 6 Day

Friday, I attended day 3 of the 4 day 6-day in Zurich. Very fun. A brief video of my trip:

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A 2012 Cycling Calendar - Alpine Version

A 2012 Cycling Calendar - An Alpine Version

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Zen and the love of cycling

Zen and the love of cycling

Cows and Bikes

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Cows and Bikes

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5 Unimportant Facts about the 2012 Tour de France Route

The 2012 Tour de France route is official.  Over the next nine months we will hear endless stories about the Tour de France route.  Here are  5 "minor" facts that might get less press elsewhere.  ...

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Share Your Old Cycling Photos

As a lot of you know, I like taking cycling photos. Fortunately, I am not the first in my family to have this hobby. Here are a few old cycling photos from my family collection that I really like.  ...

NY Times: Switzerland by Electric Bike

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I think it's too easy to mistakenly dismiss this concept of touring by electric bike. Switzerland now has 400 electric bike rental locations. It's a fantastic opportunity to see one of the most beautiful countries by bike .... for those that might be just slightly intimidated by all the mountains.

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Tour de l'Ain Update and VDS Smacktalk

Tour de l'Ain Update and VDS Smacktalk

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2011 Tour de l'Ain Preview

2011 Tour de l'Ain Preview

Tour de France Stage 18 LIVE Sixth thread

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Pinerolo - Galibier Serre Chevalier 200.5km Official site , Startlist , Stageinfo , General Classification Video: steephill , cyclingfans , Myp2p, Procyclinglive , BVLS.

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Stage 18 Preview: The Roof of the Alps: Agnel, Izoard, and Galibier

Stage 18 Preview: The Roof of the Alps: Agnel, Izoard, and Galbier #tdf

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Col du Galibier - A Brief History

Col du Galibier - A Brief History

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