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2013 Review – Part 1

It’s time to take a comprehensive look back at 2013. It all started way back on January 20th at the Santos Tour Down Under.The race was a nice split of sprint and hill stages,with Andre Greipel dominating the sprints.He won 3 stages and the pre-race event. Simon Gerrans won the stage up Old Willunga Hill,on...

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Eneco Tour – Stage 7 Preview

The rides travel 208km from Tienen to Geraardsbergen. It’s another hilly day with a classics style profile.The climbs are: 1.Muur van Geraardsbergen – 1.1km at 9.3% 2.Bosberg – 1.35km at 5% 3.Denderoordberg – 0.7km at 8% 4.Hurdumont/La Houppe – 0.6km at 9.5% 5.Tenbosse – 0.45km at 6.9% 6.Eikenmolen – 0.61km at 5.9% 7.Onkerzelestraat – no...

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Eneco Tour – Stage 6 Preview

At last we hit the hills! The riders cover the 150km from Riemst to Aywaille,which covers 11 categorised climbs and should be a real leg breaker. The climbs are: 1.Muizenberg 2.Cote de Halembaye 3.Cote de Foret – 3.1km at 5.5% 4.Cote de Banneux – 1.7km at 3.8% 5.Cote de La Redoute – 1.7km at 9.5%...

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Eneco Tour – Stage 5 Preview

It’s time trial time! A 13.2km TT with 2 lumps in the middle.The climbs aren’t anything to worry about,as they are about 4% and not very long. The first half of the course is fairly technical with a number of sharp corners,and the second half is straight. There is no forecast for rain and the...

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Eneco Tour – Stage 4 Preview

A last day for the sprinters to shine! Saying that they’ve had 3 days and so far most have made a mess of things. As you can see it’s a fairly flat course,so we should have a mass sprint,but what this doesn’t show is the horrendous finish to the stage. A left turn at a...

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Eneco Tour – Stage 3 Preview

The organisers haven’t bothered to provide a detailed profile for this stage,the best I could find was this. Dig a bit deeper and you find this. http://enecocampaigns.com/2013/tour/?Stage_ID=1250 Look even further and you find this. Stage 3 is right out on the coastline and we know what that means ….. wind! The forecast is for a...

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Eneco Tour Preview

The 7 stage Dutch race starts on Monday with an interesting field.We have 3 sprint stages,that has interested the likes of Marcel Kittel,Arnaud Demare,Theo Bos,Alessandro Petacchi(riding his 1st race for OPQS),Daniele Bennati,Elia Viviani,Andre Greipel,Giacomo Nizzolo,Tyler Farrar,John Degenkolb,JJ Rojas,Yauheni Hutarovich and Juan Jose Lobato. We have 3 days of classic style courses,that has brought Lars Boom(reigning...