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PowerTap was one of the first players in the world of power meters, setting an early standard for innovation with their hub-based design in the late 1990s. Their new C1 and P1 meters expand that same level of performance to the chainrings and pedal, greatly enhancing versatility and options for cyclists.
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EUROTRASH Podium Thursday!
April 28, 2016 - The good and bad of cycling: Sondre Hols Enger celebrates winning the final stage in Croatia and the accusations of sexism in British Cycling. Other cycling news: Race reports with video from Romandie and Tur...
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Sea Otter 2016: Cool Gear
The 2016 Sea Otter Classic at Monterey’s Laguna Seca Raceway threatened rain early and was a little cooler than past years, but both the sun and many of the industry’s top manufacturers made it out in support of big crowd...
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Lee's Lowdown: Doping And Sexism,...
Doping and sexism don't usually appear together in a cycling article, but you can rely on Lee Rodgers to combine both subjects in his Lowdown. Welcome back Mustafa Sayar to the Tour of Turkey, we have missed his EPO fueled vi...
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Toolbox: Pre-race Bike Prep
You feel ready. You have done the training, the hours of riding and zone specific work to fully prepare your body for the onslaught to come. But is your bike as ready as you are? Go beyond just cleaning your bike to see how t...
Luik - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Albasini Michael (Suisse / Team Orica Greenedge) - Wout Poels (Netherlands / Team Sky) - Sanchez Gonzalez Samuel (Spain / BMC Racing Team) - Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Portugal  / Team Lampre - Merida) pictured during Liege - Bastogne - Liege 2016 - photo PDV/PN/Cor Vos © 2016
Liège'16: Photo Special
Photo Special: The final Classic of the spring is now behind us and the weather didn't quite play the game and gave us a different perspective of a bike race. There were many sights of Liège-Bastogne-Liège and so we have pu...
Luik - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Poels Wout (Netherlands / Team Sky) - Lars Petter Nordhaug (Norway / Team Sky) - Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Portugal  / Team Lampre - Merida)   pictured during Liege - Bastogne - Liege 2016 - photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Davy Rietbergen/Cor Vos © 2016
EUROTRASH Wout Monday!
April 26, 2016 - Wouter Poels won a cold and wet Liège-Bastone-Liège, the snow was on the road, but the race went on. We look at the Extreme Weather Protocol and the race with report, result, quotes and video. More race act...
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Luik - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Albasini Michael (Suisse / Team Orica Greenedge) - Wout Poels (Netherlands / Team Sky) - Sanchez Gonzalez Samuel (Spain / BMC Racing Team) - Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Portugal  / Team Lampre - Merida) pictured during Liege - Bastogne - Liege 2016 - photo PDV/PN/Cor Vos © 2016
Liège'16: Photo Special
Photo Special: The final Classic of the spring is now behind us and the weather didn't quite play the game and gave us a different perspective of a bike race. There were many sights of Liège-Bastogne-Liège and so we have pu...
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Liège'16: Poels Apart!
Race Report: A cold and wet Liège-Bastogne-Liège came up with a surprise win that gave the Sky team their first Monument win. Wout Poels has been a top performer so far this season and now he has put the icing on the cake w...
Huy - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spain / Team Movistar) - Alaphilippe Julian (France / Team Etixx - Quick Step) - Martin Daniel (Irland / Team Etixx - Quick Step)  pictured during Fleche Wallonne 2016 - photo Davy Rietbergen/Cor Vos © 2016
Flèche’16: Alejandro The Fourth!
Race Report: Movistar were the dominant team of the day, as soon as the flag dropped the men in dark blue were on the front with one aim in mind – to get Alejandro Valverde across the finish line on the Mur de Huy first. Th...
Features
Selcuk - Turkey  - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Mustafa Sayar (Torku) pictured during the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey stage  from  Bodrum to Selcuk - photo IBRB/Cor Vos © 2013Lee's Lowdown: Doping And Sexism,...
Doping and sexism don't usually appear together in a cycling article, but you can rely on Lee Rodgers to combine both subjects in his Lowdown. Welcome back Mustafa Sayar to the Tour of Turkey, we have missed his EPO fueled vi...
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The US national calendar gets into full swing at the always sold out Redlands Bicycling Classic - and for neo pro Jordan Cheyne of the Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis team, it was his first time racing for a team win - until it all ch...
Ans - Belgium- wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -   Illustration picture of the peloton in Stavelot Blancs Moussis Blancs-Moussis  pictured during Liege - Bastogne - Liege 2015 (1.UWT)  - photo JB/VK/PN/Cor Vos © 2015Defining A Monument: Liège-Basto...
The oldest monument - Liège-Bastogne-Liège - brings down the curtain on the 2016 Spring Classic season, and what a season! Peter Easton looks back at the history of the 'Old Lady' and how she has weathered two World wars an...
Muret - France - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -   Former pro cyclist Lance Armstrong pictured as he rides several stages during  le Tour de France 2015 - on fryday 17-07-2015 - 198.5 KM - photo KVA/PN/Cor Vos © 2015Lee's Lowdown: Chemical Or Mechan...
Just when you thought it was safe to come out and admit that you are a cycling fan; mechanical doping comes along and we are back with our heads under the blanket. But which is worse: The chemical or the mechanical advantage?...
Tech N Spec
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PowerTap Review: C1 Chainring & ...
PowerTap was one of the first players in the world of power meters, setting an early standard for innovation with their hub-based design in the late 1990s. Their new C1 and P1 meters expand that same level of performance to t...
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Sea Otter 2016: Cool Gear
The 2016 Sea Otter Classic at Monterey’s Laguna Seca Raceway threatened rain early and was a little cooler than past years, but both the sun and many of the industry’s top manufacturers made it out in support of big crowd...
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First Look: ZIPP 303 NSW & 404 Wh...
Zipp used the iconic Tour of Flanders to launch a quiver of new products designed to further the company’s push for innovation and market leadership. New wheels included the new 303 NSW, and disc versions o...
Toolbox
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You feel ready. You have done the training, the hours of riding and zone specific work to fully prepare your body for the onslaught to come. But is your bike as ready as you are? Go beyond just cleaning your bike to see how t...
Roubaix - France - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Mathew Hayman (Australia / Team Orica Greenedge)  pictured during Paris - Roubaix 2016 World Tour Cycling race  - photo PN/Cor Vos © 2016Toolbox: Kilojoules and Calorie C...
Delving into Matt Hayman’s Paris-Roubaix winning power file, we can see that pushing on the pedals over 6 hours, 9 minutes and 22 seconds required 6696 kilojoules of energy. What are the implications of kilojoules for cycli...
Oudenaarde - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Peter Sagan (Slowakia / Team Tinkoff - Tinkov) escape on Paterberg climb  - Sep Vanmarcke (Belgium / Team LottoNL - Jumbo) in the background pictured during 100th Ronde van Vlaanderen - Tour de Flanders - from Brugge to Oudenaarde - photo NV/PN/Cor Vos © 2016Toolbox: Xert and Real-time Fatig...
How deep can you go and how much do you have left in the tank? Part of it is how much you are willing to suffer, but the bigger picture is how much energy you still have to spare during the ride. What if there was a way to mo...
Qatar University - Qatar - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Cavendish Mark (GBR / Team Dimension Data) Politt Nils (Germany / Team Katusha) pictured during Tour of Qatar Elite - Stage 2  from Qatar University to Qatar University - photo Anton Vos/Cor Vos © 2016Toolbox: Sprint Training
Sprinting is a primary component of cycling for racers and recreational riders alike, but it's often neglected in training programs. Base miles are in the bank and functional threshold power (FTP) has been raised, and with ra...
Readers' Rigs
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Readers' Rigs: Specialized E5 Sma...
Just over two years since his last appearance in Readers' Rigs, Pez fan Joey from San Fransisco is back with a new rig - a very smartly presented black Specialized E5 Smartweld. Quite a difference from his loud and proud pink...
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Readers' Rigs: Ridley Helium SL
Today's Readers' Rig is a large Ridley Helium SL decked out in retro Lotto colors that is a new addition to reader Steve's stable of bikes but one that he is already well and truly in love with.
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Readers' Rigs: Museum Stunner!
Today's Readers' Rig is a custom steel effort with a difference being designed after a Shimano promotional poster from the '80's. With the frame copied perfectly from the poster the owner himself then hit the spraybooth to pa...
Travel
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Portland Brevet: Pack Light, Trav...
Going further and bringing less stuff is the goal of this inaugural Portland Brevet - not an easy task for most cyclists. But riding self-supported can be an adventure unto itself, that frees the mind and body to fully immer...
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RBX Roadside: Pez Rides Roubaix!
Top Ride: The culmination of my visit to Holy Week was the long anticipated, much feared, and never completed ride across the parcours of Paris-Roubaix. Finally I learned what it was like to battle the toughest roads in nort...
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Conquer The Pyrenees: Stage 2 Up ...
TRAVEL: France From Inside Tours' "Conquer the Pyrenees" trip cycles 1000 miles and climbs over 100,000 feet from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean - and back. Stage 2 tackles the Col d'Aubisque as a warm up to a 110 mile day...
NewsWire
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Sidi Sport is pleased to introduce the new model Wire Carbon Katusha Team Limited Edition. This shoe is a faithful reproduction of the same model being worn by Alexander Kristoff, Purito Rodriguez, Ilnur Zakarin and their tea...
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Eighteen professional men’s cycling teams will line up at 8:00 am on June 7th for the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic. They will race over 110-miles (173 km) and complete 9 laps of the course with a spectacular ...
logo-gazprom-rusvelo16-400Gazprom – RusVelo Giro del Tren...
Last week brought a succes to "Gazprom - RusVelo" team in two stage races - Giro del Trentino and the Tour of Croatia.
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International road Race Horizon Park 2016 that has already become Ukraine’s specialty on the world cycling scene celebrates its anniversary this year.
Interviews
Kuurne - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Mclay Daniel (Great Britain / Fortuneo - Vital Concept)  pictured during Kuurne - Brussel - Kuurne 2016 - photo PdV/PNCor Vos © 2016
PEZ Talk: GP Denain Winner Dan McLay
We have been following the career of Dan McLay since he first moved to Belgium in 2011, then in 2014 when riding for the Lotto Belisol Development team and last year after turning Pro for Bretagne-Séché Environnement team. ...
Roubaix - France - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Mathew Hayman (Australia / Team Orica Greenedge)   pictured during Paris - Roubaix 2016 World Tour Cycling race  - photo PN/Cor Vos © 2015
Mathew Hayman: Roubaix Winner PEZ...
Rider Interview: After Sunday's fantastic Paris-Roubaix there was only one rider that had to be PEZ'd: Race winner Mathew Hayman. Out top interviewer, Ed Hood, was on the job to locate the Australian to hear from the horses m...
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Rally's Tom Zirbel Gets PEZ'd
Rider Interview: The Rally Cycling team will lose one of it's most beloved riders when Tom Zirbel retires at the end of the 2016 season. The Iowa native now living in Boulder will be hanging up his cleats after ten years as a...
Pez Videos
Bretagne Win on American Classic ...
Boris Vallée won Le Tour de Bretagne on his American Classic C38 tubular wheels on Wednesday and here is the race video of his sprint victory.
BMC Liège-Bastogne-Liège Recon ...
The team put a GoPro on Loic Vliegen's #‎bmcteammachine during their Liège-Bastogne-Liège recon ride. Here's a glimpse of what the riders will experience this Sunday. Enjoy! #‎BMCRacingTeam2016.
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USAC Pro Crit Nationals LIVE!
The 2016 Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championships in Greenville, SC. Broadcast begins at 2:00pm ET. Pro Women race at 2:20pm (90 min). Pro Men race at 4:00pm (120 min). An awards ceremony will foll...
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EUROTRASH Podium Thursday!
April 28, 2016 - The good and bad of cycling: Sondre Hols Enger celebrates winning the final stage in Croatia and the accusations of sexism in British Cycling. Other cycling news: Race reports with video from Romandie and Tur...
Luik - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Poels Wout (Netherlands / Team Sky) - Lars Petter Nordhaug (Norway / Team Sky) - Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Portugal  / Team Lampre - Merida)   pictured during Liege - Bastogne - Liege 2016 - photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Davy Rietbergen/Cor Vos © 2016
EUROTRASH Wout Monday!
April 26, 2016 - Wouter Poels won a cold and wet Liège-Bastone-Liège, the snow was on the road, but the race went on. We look at the Extreme Weather Protocol and the race with report, result, quotes and video. More race act...
EUROTRASH Valverde Thursday!
April 21, 2016 - Alejandro Valverde won Flèche Wallonne in a very dominating manner, next up for him is Liège and the Giro. Race reports, video and results from Belgium, Trentino and Croatia. We have a look at Sunday's Liè...
PezShop
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On all orders of $98 or more!  How's about we start Spring right with some awesome savings on PEZ Kit?  Mrs. Pez is asking when I'm going to clear out those boxes in my workshop... which usually means it's time for a sale.
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The all new PEZ socks by DeFeet have arrived in store – just in time for... looking awesome any time of the year. These DeFeet Aireator ‘Tall Boys’ will keep your ankles warm and your overall look cool…
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The all new PezCycling Kit for 2015 by Castelli is in stock and ready to ship right now - in all its stripey, Pez blue and fluo green coolness. The look is classic 1980's but the technology and fit are thoroughly modern, de...
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The all new 'Tallboys' are here - DeFeet's classic, durable, and very functional Air•e•ators are the platform for your next attack - whether it's on the road, or in the bar.