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Did everyone got tired of seeing a nearly naked Marcel Kittel on the massage table for the Tour’s VSP page? I know I didn’t. Young Kennaugh will be sporting his British road race jersey and his proper shoe/sock pairing in this Vuelta. Get used to it. Ladies and gentleman we have a race. We have some Giro winners, we have some Tour...

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  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Froome 2. Quintana 3. Aru 4. Uran 5. Dan Martin »

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. Been a while VSP PICKS: 1. Vos 2. Wild 3. Bronzini 4. Johansson 5. Armistead »

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. @Gianni OK so the second rest day on the 19th is the last time to make swaps for the Giro. That’s tough still two weeks of racing left a lot can change in that time »

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  1. @Floridian Don’t know if you’ve seen this yet but here is some pretty awesome footage of that sprint – »

  2. “Always a bridesmaid , never a bride” – no longer. El Purito finally steps on the top step of the podium in a Grand Tour. VSP PICKS: 1. El Purito 2. N. Quintana 3. Pozzovivo 4. Dan Martin 5. Mediocre Cadel »

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  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Dan Martin 2. Fast Phil 3. Valverde 4. Kwiatkowski 5. Nibbles »

@San Tonio's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Vos 2. E. Pooley 3. E. Stevens 4. Borghini 5. Van Dijk »

@San Tonio's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Fast Phil 2. Kwaitkowski 3. Valverde 4. Dan Martin 5. Betancur »

@San Tonio's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Valverde 2. Kwiatkowski 3. Gilbert 4. Kreuziger 5. Rui Costa »

@San Tonio's posts:

  1. @andrew Yeah the were aluminum cinelli altera handlebars and come to find out they have a reputation  for snapping suddenly. I was pretty surprised at the time. »

  2. Back to the original topic of the massive power available climbing in the drops.I was actually imagining myself as Pantani and climbing in the drops when this happened : Fortunately it was a slow motion crash, I wasn’t hurt bad and I was only half a bloc… »

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  1. @razmaspaz I usually use cyclingfans.com to watch the races. The are always several links to choose from. http://www.cyclingfans.com/paris-roubaix/live »

  2. Triple Double in a sprint finish! VSP PICKS: 1. Van Fabian 2. Van Boonen 3. Van Mini Phinney 4. Vanmarcke 5. Van Avermaet »

@San Tonio's posts:

  1. Ok last time I change my picks for this one VSP PICKS: 1. P. Sagan 2. Faboo 3. Tommeke 4. Z. Stybar 5. S. Van Marcke »

  2. VSP PICKS: 1. P. Sagan 2. Z. Stybar 3. Thor 4. Faboo 5. Van Avermaet »

@San Tonio's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. E. Longo-Borghini 2. E. Armistead 3. E. Johansson 4. G. Bronzini 5. E. Stevens »

@San Tonio's posts:

  1. @ChrisO I wouldn’t describe the VSP Champions Shop Apron as a token souvenir more like highly sought after trophy and in my case prized possession. That being said I don’t disagree with you but damn that Veloforma is one sweet ride. »

The Kemmelberg is a brute. In my opinion, its the hardest of the cobbled climbs in the Spring Classics; it has a high speed tarmac approach that saps the guns of their snap. The transition from tarmac to cobbles is awful, the stones are very badly laid throughout and if you don’t hit it just right, you’ll come to a standstill. The cobbl...

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  1. Great race to watch and feels good to be on the board with some points. I was a little surprised that there were no English language feeds for the race. »

  2. Slight revision of picks. VSP PICKS: 1. Sagan 2. Van Avermat 3. Degenkolb 4. Farrar 5. Boonen »

@San Tonio's posts:

  1. I have a feeling that the Women’s VSP will make the difference in the overall win this year. Don’t sleep on their races. VSP PICKS: 1. Vos 2. Borghini 3. Pooley 4. Johansson 5. Van Dijk »

The Kemmelberg is a brute. In my opinion, its the hardest of the cobbled climbs in the Spring Classics; it has a high speed tarmac approach that saps the guns of their snap. The transition from tarmac to cobbles is awful, the stones are very badly laid throughout and if you don’t hit it just right, you’ll come to a standstill. The cobbl...

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  1. Badly need some points this race. VSP PICKS: 1. Sagan 2. Van Avermat 3. Degenkolb 4. Faboo 5. Phinney »

Het Volk (it will always be Het Volk to me) and now the Strade Bianche may well mark the sentimental beginning to the season, but those are specialized, pre-season races that appeal mostly to riders who are preparing for bigger objectives later in the year, such as the Cobbled or Ardennes Classics. Same goes for Tirreno Adriatico and Paris-Nice; t...

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  1. VSP PICKS: 1. P. Sagan 2. R. Krueziger 3. M. Kwiatkowski 4. I. Stannard 5. JJ Rojas »

  2. After some serious deliberation I’ve decided to put a bunch of names on a dart board and make my picks that way. VSP PICKS: 1. P. Sagan 2. R. Krueziger 3. M. Kwwiatkowski 4. I. Stannard 5. JJ Rojas »

  3. I am super stoked for these amazing prizes! Watch out I’m gonna be back in my winning form this year. »

The view from Strahlubnaig.December 21st, 2013, at latitude 56 ½ degrees North, a little before 9am, and of course not fully light yet in this small corner of north west Europe, where the shortest day grudgingly gives us 6h 50m of what can be loosely described as ‘daylight’. Continue reading...

@San Tonio's posts:

  1. Sounds like a great ride, really like the pics too »