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La Vuelta a España - Stage 9 Preview


Having been afforded a day’s break from the Vuelta a España’s summit finishes in the first week, Stage 9 marks a return to a stage profile the peloton will have become accustomed to by now. 1,048 more words


Gold for Batty, Gagne, silver for Pendrel (BMC win TTT)

A second successful day in a row at the Pan Am Games: Emily Batty and Catharine Pendrel finished 1-2 in the women’s mountain bike race, while Raphael Gagne won gold in the men’s event and Derek Zandstra was fourth. 257 more words

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Stage 9 - Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Stage 9 has a format that is easily my favorite in all of cycling.  The Team Time Trial offers up a combination of a road race, a time trial, and a team effort but demands that all 9 (6 if you are… 1,876 more words

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Le Tour de France - Stage 9 Preview

Though the Mûr de Bretagne did indeed prove to be decisive in the outcome of Stage 8, many are likely to have expected greater fireworks amongst those aiming to contest the overall win at the end of the three week tour of France. 1,398 more words


Return To The Mountains - La Vuelta a España Stage 9 Preview

We find ourselves looking upon the general classification contenders once more, as Stage 9 runs the 185km from Carboneras de Guadazaón to  Aramón Valdelinares. The early part of the day is simple enough affair for the peloton as a breakaway of the usual suspects is likely to get away – think CajaRural, MTN-Qhubeka and IAM Cycling. 608 more words

Alejandro Valverde

GR20 Stage 9* - Refuge de l’Onda to Vizzavona, Corsica, France

June 26, 2014

Compared to the previous afternoon the night was calm. We slept soundly and woke to a magnificent sunrise framed by thunderheads. An ominous sign, but for the moment at least the skies were clear. 382 more words


A BIRTHDAY - Christina Rossetti - Pg. 74

a) The similes are appropriate because the phrase:
“My heart is like a singing bird”, makes you feel naturally happy and joyful.
“My heart is like an apple-tree”, creates the feeling of fullness and bursting with joy. 64 more words