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First run in 2002, the GP de Plouay-Bretagne is part of the women’s UCI World Cup series.  It’s 4.5 laps totaling 121km. As usual, there is little information or publicity for yet another women’s UCI race. Here is a start list. Here is the official French website. And yes, Ms. Vos won the last two editions. We regret the lack of...

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  1. being wide awake at 4am means i actually get my picks in VSP PICKS: 1. Ms Vos 2. Van der Breggen 3. E Johansson 4. P Ferrand Prevot 5. Thin Lizzie »

The future is dark, which is the best thing the future can be, I think.- Virginia WoolfOur actions lie on the horizon of the present, in that swirling cloud where fantasy turns into reality. To plan is to cast a shadow into the future, to attempt to lay shape to the unknown. As the present merges with the future, reality will try our plans on for s...

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  1. A quote from G K Chesterton which rung in my head as i slogged up ventoux in 42 C in June – “If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.” »

The race of the funny hat.Every team seems to have included one or two riders fresh off the Tour. One would either feel ruined or unbeatable a week after that slug fest, more than likely, ruined. I imagine there are a few riders dodging calls from their directors this week. Continue reading...

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  1. if it’s anything like le tour, only 1 of my picks will finish VSP PICKS: 1. moreno 2. van avermaet 3. ten dam 4. de marchi 5. valverde »

It has been many years (25!) since professional female cyclists have raced on the cobbles of the Champs Elysées. While running the Giro Donne concurrently with the Tour de France makes no sense to me, this Sunday’s women’s race does make sense. It should be the model for a Women’s Tour de France: the route, infrastructure, roadsi...

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  1. Ch ch ch ch changes »

  2. VSP PICKS: 1. vos 2. armistead 3. johansson 4. van dijk 5. rousse »

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  1. VSP PICKS (2nd Rest Day Swaps): 1. nibali 2. valverde 3. froome 4. nibali 5. rodriguez »

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  1. try again »

  2. @mpalazzi92 as sexy as this? »

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  1. VSP PICKS: 1. contador 2. valverde 3. froome 4. nibali 5. rodriguez »

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  1. @DrC  it is done with such great style, love the commentators reaction »

  2. Christ , 3 Katusha riders out Vicioso – leg fracture Caruso – bruising Purito – rib and thumb fractures »

Jump to: Scoring Guidelines • Prizes • Schedule • ResultsThe Velominati Super Prestige is a season-long competition wherein readers will be submitting their predictions for the top five finishers of each qualifying race.  In order to qualify, your picks via the VSP Picks form above the posts section of the VSP Event article pertaining to the...

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  1. Fine Oirish hospitality »

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  1. SRAM go electronic, what could possibly go wrong? »

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  1. Looking forward to the Reverence article on Hitachi Magic Wands These really hit the spot………………… »

  2. @brett ask your friend to work on your deep gluteals – it is the most exquisite agony imaginable! I’ve been going to a chiropractor for the last 9 months – amazing difference to stability on the bike, can now spin like EPOman, but , yeah, similarly findin… »

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  1. dreadful 2014 so far, these picks are for the 3 weeks, no changes VSP PICKS: 1. Joachim Rodriguez 2. Nairo Quintana 3. Cadel Evans 4. Domenico Pozzovivo 5. Rafał Majka »

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  1. @WindDrifter It’s worth downloading the Sufferfest RubberGlove workout, with that you can easily establish your zones, I did it Oct last year then spent the winter pootling around    in zone 1 and 2 for hours on end, and with Ventoux and The Alps coming … »

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  1. @frank Re your dog on Tramadol. It’s more likely that the underlying disease process has worsened, rather than he’s become resistant to Tramadol, like you say upping the dose is just going to mong him out, so it’s more worthwhile exploring other drug opti… »

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  1. @Ron some interesting  thoughts on shoes here http://roadcyclinguk.com/gear/buyers-guide-cycling-shoes.html »

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  1. @tessar Precisely why Rule #14 must be obeyed »

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  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Nico Roche 2. A Valverde 3. G Thomas 4. S Gerrans 5. P Gilbert »

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  1. One of them makes this shit look good »

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  1. Understated cool from Fabs – ” I am looking forward to a sunny race in France” VSP PICKS: 1. Cancellara 2. Terpstra 3. Vanmarcke 4. Vandenbergh 5. Van Keirsbulck »

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  1. “I’m really looking forward to a Primus” »

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  1. Beautiful writing, contrasts nicely with an old Robert Millar article I re-read yesterday http://rouleur.cc/journal/racing/climberspeak »