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Cycling: Team Katusha 2016 
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Katusha's Alexander Kristoff Gets...
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.
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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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Paul 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 c...
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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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Lee's Lowdown: Tom & The Classics!
Lee's Lowdown looks at the draw of the Classics and who better to express an opinion, but Tom Boonen, the Classic King of Belgium when it comes to those battles of the Northern Hell. The Tour de France might be the boss of al...
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A Day In Spain With Etixx - Quick...
Etixx - Quick-Step, the most 'winningest' team in the pro peloton for 2015 was in Spain for their January training camp and PEZ-man, Alastair Hamilton, received his invitation for another fun day. Chasing WorldTour riders for...
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PEZ Bookshelf: Pathfinders on Two...
It is undoubtedly one of the great joys of cycling to admire the passing landscape, whether discovering unknown byways, observing the Tour de France on television or noting the change of season on your commute. A recent scho...
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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.
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PEZ Holiday Gift Guide’15 #3
There's not much time left for that special gift and here is our guide #3 with some more great suggestions from: BIKASE, Ale Bikewear, ErgVideo, SRAM, Wheelbuilder.com, Tacx, LOOK, Endura, Capo and Stowaway.
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ErgVideo 4.0 Training Software Re...
ErgVideo has seen a bonanza of upgrades for 2015, including the new ErgVideo 4.0 software, Wahoo Kickr and Snap trainers compatibility, and new 1080p HD videos featuring famous climbs and cycling legend Scott Moninger.
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PEZ Holiday Gift Guide'15 #2
In our second PEZ Holiday Gift Guide for 2015 we have a real mix ideas for the coming season. All the best goodies from TruTrainer, PowerTap, Vision, Rudy Project, FSA, Louis Garneau, Polar, Sports Optical, Velo Classic, Schw...
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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Travel: Gran Fondo China
Grand Fondos aren't just sweeping the nation, they're sweeping the world, as Dan Carruthers saw first-hand riding the recent 5-stage Grand Fondo China. It's a whole new world riding in the Middle Kingdom.
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Top Ride: Cycling in Valpolicella...
One of the best reasons for choosing a good bike hotel is their skill to show me the best their region has to offer - like routes, rides, food & drink that I simply could not find on my own. This ride (and subsequent wine ta...
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Lost In An Italian Hill Town
One of my best days race chasing happened at the 2013 Giro d'Italia as my driver Mino and I crossed the ankle of southern Italy's boot. The tiny road we chose eventually disappeared, leaving us to find our way across unchart...
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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Fan View: London 6 Days 2015
We've heard from Ed Hood working in the bowels of the London '6 Days', so now it's time to hear from a fan in the velodrome. Here's what Sam Larner's first visit to the wooden track looked like.
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Ed's London '6 Days' Part 2
After a late night and a long drive back to Edinburgh in the '6 Days' camper-van, Ed Hood has managed to give us the run-down on the last days of the first London 6 Days for many a year. The track meeting was an all round suc...
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Ed's London '6 Days' Part 1
The winter is here in Europe and if you are not playing cyclo-cross in the muddy fields of Belgium you must be in-door at a '6 Days' somewhere. New on the track calendar for the 2015/16 winter season is the London 6, well the...
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