Sylvain Chavanel (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) wins stage 6 of Paris-Nice © OPQS / Tim de Waele

Sylvain Chavanel and Panache

What is panache? Merriam-Webster describes panache as ‘dash or flamboyance in style and action’. The word panache is often used in cycling to describe daring attacks that succeed almost against all odds. Sylvain Chavanel of the Omega Pharma-Quick Step is one of those riders whose style of racing fits that description. Though often reeled in…

Stybar Unsure About Louisville

Two-time Cyclocross World Champion Zdenek Stybar (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) is not sure if he will be racing and trying to regain the title at the 2013 Cyclocross World Championships in Louisville, KY.  With still some road racing on his schedule, including the road race at the Road World Championships this weekend, his upcoming cross season…