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Giro d’Italia: After Stage 15

Back to the team by team view, after Stage 15 (yesterday): Compare Movistar with Orica GreenEdge. Also, note the damage that yesterday’s stage did to several team’s top riders, e.g. Rabobank, Omega Pharma, BMC, RadioShack.

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Giro d’Italia: After Stage 12

Another update on the overl GC standings: Things are clearly more tightly packed at the front this year, certainly compared to 2010. That said, the folks at the back are losing time at a faster rate than last year, it seems.

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Giro d’Italia: After Stage 10

A slightly different look at things this time, broken down by team, through Stage 10 (yesterday). This one’s a little big, so you can click on it for the full version.

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Giro d’Italia – After Stage 8

I’ve been a little distracted lately, so I haven’t been as organized with the cycling data. Also, when you only do something once a year (or so) it’s pretty shocking how much better at coding you get in a year. My cycling code was a God-Awful mess, which is being slowly improved. As usual, these […]

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Norwegian Women and Streaky Wooden Medals

Norwegian Women An esteemed reported asked me to report back on whether the Norwegian women’s dominant display so far this season is unprecedented. There are numerous different directions one could take that question, mainly having to do with how you choose to measure their dominance. But we’ve got to pick something, so let’s measure the […]

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New Statistical Skier Features

I’ll have a post up on Wednesday with some items from this weekends World Cup races. But I’ve been busy over the off-season and the site has seen some fairly major changes, so I need to take a second to describe what’s new. First, some general housekeeping. Regular readers may notice that I’m going to […]

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First World Cup Race Results!

In alpine racing, that is! Fooled you, didn’t I? Like I said before, I’m not going to make a habit of posting about alpine racing, but since the season opener went fairly well for the US, I thought I might as well. So here are two race snapshot graphs, similar to those I’ve been making […]

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