Cadel Evans: A long ride to the top step

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Cadel Evans: A long ride to the top step
The young rider in his first grand tour wasn't able to keep the jersey – again, so close – but he would go on to claim it again in 2010. Despite his dramatic appearance at the Giro d'Italia, it took Evans a while to scale similar heights in the Tour de
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Cyclingnews Fitness Q&A – August 31, 2011
That's why the pros preparing for the grand tours do smaller stage races that end three weeks or a month before the big ones, but not a week or two. The fact that you are on your feet all day makes it that much harder to recover and might even delay

Martin ready for Spanish test
CYCLING: WITH JUST over one week until the start of the Vuelta a España, Irish professional Dan Martin says he is feeling good and looking forward to seeing how the third Grand Tour of his career goes. The 24-year-old Garmin-Cervélo rider finished an
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Andrew Talansky's Vuelta Diary: Not the start I expected
As with all things cycling, the moment one race is done we are already thinking of the next. We prepare by studying the finish in the extremely detailed and, in the case of a grand tour, rather large book provided by the race.

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