Daily Peloton checks in with the first English-language description of how "le Bal" was won. [Disclaimer: I have no idea what "le bal" means, whether it's a nickname for the race, generic term of some sort, racial epithet... who knows?] They also had a nice preview of both Le Bal and the Etoile de Besseges race running Wednesday thru Sunday. Here's a 2005 Etoile preview with a bit more detail.
Milram have posted their lineup for the GP Costa degli Etruschi this Saturday. Looks like the Petacchi Express to me... though all we saw in Qatar was the Local.
Bradley Wiggins' "I'm ashamed to be a cyclist" diatribe is painful to read, but I think it's interesting. When riders start talking like this about the sport's dirty secrets, you get the feeling that there's no turning back in the doping wars. Watershed moment?