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Book Review: This kind of bicycle collection is different from other transportation museums and its personal quirkiness is deeply attractive because the history of the bicycle itself is nothing if not quirky. And the machines that are so beautifully featured in “Bicycling Through Time: The Farren Collection” must rank amongst the most illustrative specimens of that history.
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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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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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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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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.
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    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.
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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.
    Campbelltown - Australia - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Simon Gerrans (Australia / Team Orica Greenedge) pictured during Santos Tour Down Under 2016 stage 3 139 KM from Glenelg to Campbelltown - Australia - photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Cor Vos © 2016
    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...
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    ASO's Game Of Monopoly
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    Pez Bookshelf: Everything Old is ...
    Book Review: All new inventions are a product of evolution, with many missteps and dead-ends before reaching acceptable levels of practicality, affordability and aesthetics. Nowhere is this more obvious that in “Bicycle De...
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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.
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    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 #6
    It's last chance saloon for holiday presents and here is Gift Guide #6 to help you with the last minute purchase. Another collection contributed by: BBB, Bianchi, Health Warrior, Danny Shane, Northwave, Zipp, Gore Bike Wear, ...
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    INTERBIKE 2015 Gear Round 7
    Interbike winds down as Louis Garneau steps up their game with new skins, helmets and shoes, Sapo Pumps are here, Northwave have revamped the footwear line and Edco’s new hoops and cogs are ready.
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    PEZ Holiday Gift Guide'15 #5
    Only one week left to get that special gift bought - like these great ideas in the PEZ Holiday Gift Guide'15 #5 from Xpedo, Effetto Mariposa, Bellwether, Cinelli, CycleOps, Giro, Saris, Wolf Tooth Components, Endura, Wend Wax...
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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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    Best of PEZ'15: SanRemo Giro Big ...
    The mid-winter break is a good time to check the archives and remember some of our best days of the season past. For me it was the opening week of the Giro d'Italia along the shimmering Ligurian coast. The opening stage Tea...
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    Chasing The TTT
    Sifting through the PEZ archives I stumbled upon my day at the stage 4 Team Time Trial at the 2010 d'Italia from Savigliano to Cuneo - a gorgeous event in the foothills of the Alps that was worth an upgrade to our big wide format.
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    Cycling The Pyrenees Coast To Coast
    France From Inside Tours' signature trip is the epic Conquer the Pyrenees: 12 days riding 1000 miles and climbing over 100,000 feet from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean and back. The company owner and lead ...
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    logo-customize-sidi-shoes-1-650Create Your Own Sidi Look!
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    Vuelta'16 Preview: Top 5 Key Stages
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    GIRO'16: The PEZ First Look
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