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PEZ joined Team Rally for an informal media day and ride, and found the UCI America's Tour #1 team's blend of World Tour guidance and young rider enthusiasm is riding to win at Americas top races in 2016.
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Berlin Six Days: Joy And Pain?
Ed Hood brings the Berlin '6 Day' to its climax with the big chase finale, but there were more tales to tell before the camper-van could be packed for the drive and ferry trip to Copenhagen for the next and last '6 Day' of th...
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EUROTRASH Kittel Thursday!
Feb 04, 2016 - Marcel Kittel is back with a win in the Dubai Tour out-sprinting Mark Cavendish. All the results and video from Dubai, Valencia, Qatar and Bessèges. The Van den Driessche family are our Top Story and we have n...
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Lynskey Factory: Ti’s First Family
Name a frame builder with employees that have been with them for 40+ years… That list is even smaller when you add that the company is in the USA and is not producing frames in Asia. Lynskey Performance is uncommon.
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Interviews
Cycling: Team Katusha 2016 
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Equipe Ploeg /(c)Tim De WaeleKatusha's Alexander Kristoff Gets PEZ'd!
Rider Interview: Alexander Kristoff was one of the biggest winners of the 2015 season with over twenty wins to his name. His Tour of Flanders win has to be the high point and the man from Oslo wants more of the same this year.
Adelaide - Australia - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Lieuwe Westra (Netherlands / Team Astana) and moderator and former cyclist Paul Sherwen pictured during  the Teampresentation of  the Santos Tour Down Under 2014 - photo Wessel van Keuk/Cor Vos © 2014Paul Sherwen Down Under!
Interview: Paul Sherwen has just returned from Australia and the 18th Tour Down Under, so Alastair Hamilton got hold of him at home in Uganda to hear his impressions of the latest edition of the season opener. Obviously the chat didn't end there; predictions were made for the coming year and the ASO/UCI battle got a good airing.
Cycling: Team Katusha 2016 
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Equipe Ploeg /(c)Tim De WaeleKatusha's Sergey Lagutin Gets PEZ'd!
Rider Interview: Sergey Lagutin is in his thirteenth year as a professional cyclist and in that time he has ridden for more than a handful of top teams, been Uzbekistan National champion six times and took World U23 championships in 2003.
clara-koppenburg-training15-940Cervelo-Bigla's Clara Koppenburg Gets PEZ'd!
Rider Interview: Clara Koppenburg's 2015 season got better and better, and aged just 20 years, her future looks bright indeed. Ed Hood had to talk to this burgeoning star in the making.
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Team Rally: 'We Are Going To Race'
PEZ joined Team Rally for an informal media day and ride, and found the UCI America's Tour #1 team's blend of World Tour guidance and young rider enthusiasm is riding to win at Americas top races in 2016.
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Lee's Lowdown: Motormouth!
The victorious ride of Wout Van Aert, and all the other medal winners, at the World cyclocross championships in Zolder at the weekend were overshadowed by the finding of a motor in one of the bikes, and so there can only be o...
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Lee's Lowdown: Crash, Bang, Wallop!
Lee has been keeping his eye on the happenings in Australia and Spain and we are sorry to say carnage and injury are involved. The outcome for the Giant-Alpecin team was not good, but could have been much worse. Simon Gerrans...
Wielrennen-cycling-Archief-Archive-foto-picture- Bernard Hinault en Joop Zoetemelk- foto Cor Vos ©2004Toolbox: Sharp and in Focus
Mid-winter training can be monotonous. While it is easy to crank up the tunes and tune out as you log the miles, disengaging from your rides can have serious performance consequences come ‘go’ time. Maximize your miles by incorporating focus intervals to your cycling training plan.
toolbox-etixx-trainingcamp-940Toolbox: DIY Training Camp
The pages of PEZ have been populated with grand tales of pro-team training camps of late. Lucky are the few who get to venture south to bask in the sun, ride the fresh new kits and explore the unexplored roads on offer at camp. Why don’t you plan a camp for you and your team? Here are some suggestions.
Cumbre del Sol Benitachell  - Spain - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Tom Dumoulin (Team Giant - Alpecin) - Christopher Froome (Team Sky)  pictured during La Vuelta 2015 Stage 9 from  Torrevieja to Cumbre del Sol Benitachell - photo Sabine Jacob/Cor Vos © 2015Toolbox: Smashing the Fitness Plateau
The New Year often brings new resolutions. For most cyclists, at least one of those resolutions involves reaching higher levels of performance than we’ve ever achieved before. This is easier said than done, but it is possible to push through the cycling fitness plateau to achieve this lofty resolution.
Cor Vos ArchivesToolbox: Fatigue Profile
You can learn a lot about yourself and your training priorities from your power profile, primarily your average maximal power over 5 seconds, 1 minute, 5 minute, and 60 minutes (functional threshold power). But dig deeper and you can better understand your fatigue profile, giving even more insight into yourself as a rider.
Tech N Spec
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Lynskey Factory: Ti’s First Family
Name a frame builder with employees that have been with them for 40+ years… That list is even smaller when you add that the company is in the USA and is not producing frames in Asia. Lynskey Performance is uncommon.
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Sugoi Zap Shoe Covers Review
Shoe covers, aka booties, are essential kit for cold or wet weather riding. Pretty much every cycling clothing manufacturer makes them and they all pretty much do the same thing (to varying degree): keep out wind and water an...
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Oru Airport Ninja Travel Case Review
The Oru Airport Ninja travel case is light, sturdy, and small enough to avoid those hefty fees the airlines love to charge to anyone travelling with a bike. Matt McNamara flew his to Asia, and returned with this review.
Readers' Rigs
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Today's Readers' Rig comes from our youngest ever submitter with a very sweet custom carbon Evo Devo bike with SRAM Red. Not bad for an aspiring eleven year old racer!
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Todays Readers' Rig is a first, our first track bike and not just any track bike, but a quadruple US National champion winning bike. Maddie Godby has only been riding her Fuji Elite track bike since August this year and so far the pairing has been a match made in heaven.
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For today's Readers' Rigs we head north to Canada where we find one of France's favorite machines, a LOOK 695 Light decked out in Dura-Ace Di2 and with Easton Carbon Clinchers on board.
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Today's Readers' Rigs is something different - Adam from California is in love with his rig - that's nothing new, but he hasn't just sent us pics and a story about his pimped out racing bike. No, instead he's sent us a story about his vanity styled training bike, an all black stealth Specialized Allez E5.
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The Spring Classics: A Survival G...
Seeing, riding, and experiencing the Spring Classics is something every true fan counts on his bucket list. Peter Thomson, owner of Thomson Bike Tours, knows how it's done, and shares some insider tips on how to make the mos...
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ErgVideo In The French-Alps: A Ph...
The ErgVideo team not only builds great software, but they travel to famous cycling destinations with a whole team to create their unique content. Here they share the story of their trip to some of cycling’s monumental clim...
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Hot Winter Training: The Canary I...
The Canary Islands, more specifically Gran Canaria and Tenerife, are the hottest winter training destination for cycling's pro peloton. Peter Thomson, owner of Thomson Bike Tours, reveals how to emulate the pros with a spring...
logo-gravel-grider-650Koobi Saddles Continues Sponsorship of Colorado Gravel Grinder
For the second year in a row, Koobi Bicycle Saddles is sponsoring a rigorous bicycling event through some of Colorado’s most beautiful scenery. This year’s series has two events, the Pony Xpress Gravel 160 and the new Encierro Velo.
logo-customize-sidi-shoes-1-650Create Your Own Sidi Look!
Sidi has always been attentive to the needs of our clients and motivated by a constant desire to innovate. Now we have introduced the option of customizing your very own cycling shoes.
logo-sufferfest-650Sufferlandria Benefits Phinney Foundation
Cyclists who compete this month in a nine-day mythical stage race will be helping out the Davis Phinney Foundation.
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In 2015, the Tour of America’s Dairyland (“ToAD”) presented by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board hosted roughly 5,000 racers of multiple categories from Junior to Pro level, from 36 U.S. states and 13 countries.
Race News

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Berlin Six Days: Joy And Pain?
Ed Hood brings the Berlin '6 Day' to its climax with the big chase finale, but there were more tales to tell before the camper-van could be packed for the drive and ferry trip to Copenhagen for the next and last '6 Day' of th...
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Berlin Six Days: PEZ On The Boards!
Part two of Ed Hood's 'night job' in Berlin at the velodrome and the action was full on for days' two and three of the German '6 Day'. The big motors were out as were the sprinters, the beer, the flowers for the winners, plus...
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Berlin Six Days: Trackside PEZ!
It's Six Days season in northern Europe, with racing 'round the boards keeping riders fit & fans entertained for days on end. Ed Hood's pulling his annual shift working for two teams in Berlin, and filing the action for PEZ...
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Cycling: Team Katusha 2016 
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Equipe Ploeg /(c)Tim De Waele
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