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  • Monday July 25, 2016

    Delft - Netherlands - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - James Callum Shaw (Lotto Soudal U23) pictured during Olympia’s 3M Tour 2015 stage 5a Time Trial Individual from Delft to Delft - photo Davy Rietbergen/Cor Vos © 2015

    Rider Interview: The Tour de France is over for another year, but life goes on and the steady stream of young riders still comes through. The Lotto Soudal team has just announced three stagiaires for the end of the 2016 season and the youngest of those hopefuls is James Shaw. Ed Hood caught up with James recently to hear about his Belgian adventure.

  • Wednesday July 20, 2016

    Angers - France  - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Jasper Stuyven (BEL-Trek Segafredo) pictured during stage 3 of the 2016 Tour de France from  Granville to Angers, 222.00 km - photo NV/PN/Cor Vos © 2016

    Tour Rider Interview: Ed Hood has been busy on the second Tour de France rest day in Switzerland, first catching up with Dan McLay and then Trek-Segafredo's Jasper Stuyven. Stuyven: Ex-junior World champion, Vuelta stage winner and tagged the 'new Boonen' but as he says, he's 'just Jasper'.

  • Tuesday July 19, 2016

    Montauban - France  - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Mark Cavendish (GBR-Dimension Data) - Daniel Mclay (GBR-Fortuneo-Vital Concept)  pictured during stage 6 of the 2016 Tour de France from  Arpajon-sur-Cère to Montauban, 187.00 km - photo LB/RB/Cor Vos © 2016

    Tour Rider Interview: The second rest day can't come quick enough for the Tour de France peloton, but it's another work day for the riders with interviews and press conferences. Ed Hood took himself to the Fortuneo-Vital Concept team hotel to 'have a word' with sprinter Dan McLay to hear how his Tour has been going.

  • Tuesday July 19, 2016

    San Diego - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -Caleb Fairly (USA / Team Giant - Alpecin)  repo illustration -  sfeer - illustratie  pictured during Meet and Greet voor fans and supporters of team Giant - Alpecin in San Diego, California USA - photo Brian Hodes/Cor Vos © 2016***USA-Out****

    Interview: The second rest day at the Tour de France is well known to be the day a lot of deals are struck for the next season. The riders, team managers and the rider's agents are in negotiations as we speak in Switzerland. Ed Hood caught up with new rider agent and ex-rider Caleb Fairly to get his thoughts on the World of contracts.

  • Thursday July 14, 2016

    Cycling: 42nd Volta Algarve 2016 / Stage 4
CLANCY Stephen (Irl) / Bras de Alportel-Tavira (194Km)/ Etape Rit/ Algarve/ (c) Tim De Waele

    Rider Interview: Stephen Clancy and Team Novo Nordisk were on the start line in Warsaw for stage 1 of the Tour de Pologne on Tuesday, Stephen's WorldTour debut. PEZ managed to get a few words with the tough Irishman on the eve of his first battle on the top step of professional cycling.

  • Wednesday July 13, 2016


    INTERVIEW: As co-founder of CompuTrainer, Chuck Wurster has not only seen it all in the world of power-based cycling trainers, he's had a hand in the creation of a category that most of us take for granted today. Chuck talked candidly about what makes CompuTrainers better than any other trainer available.

  • Monday July 11, 2016

    Cherbourg-Octeville - France  - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Edward Theuns (BEL-Trek Segafredo)  pictured during stage 2 of the 2016 Tour de France from  Saint-Lo to Cherbourg-Octeville, 182.00 km - photo NV/PN/Cor Vos © 2016

    Tour'16 Rider Interview: Tour de France virgin Edward Theuns was glad to see Andorra on Sunday evening and the first rest day of the 2016 French Grand Tour on Monday. Ed Hood caught up with Edward in the Trek-Segafredo Andorra hotel after his 'easy' ride to get his impressions of the first week of Tour'16.

  • Friday July 8, 2016

    Luik - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Alexey Vermeulen (USA / Team LottoNL - Jumbo)  pictured during Liege - Bastogne - Liege 2016 - photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Davy Rietbergen/Cor Vos © 2016

    Rider Interview: Alexey Vermeulen is only 21 years old and is in his first year with the Dutch WorldTour LottoNl-Jumbo team. The young man from Michigan has big plans for the future, he sees himself as a Grand Tour contender and let's face it he has time on his hands. We caught-up with him to get his lowdown on life as a neo-pro.

  • Sunday July 3, 2016


    Team Trek-Segafredo's Edward Theuns has been thinking about becoming a sprinter - he's tall, fast, and was in the select group battling for the win at stage 1 of the Tour - taking 5th place the best Young Rider's jersey. He'll be one to watch...

  • Thursday June 30, 2016

    USPRO Road Race Championship

    Rider Interview: The Axeon Hagens Berman team has seen a lot of promising young riders, but Greg Daniel has shown more than promise with wins in the U.S. National road championships and overall in the Tour de Beauce. Ed Hood managed catchup with the flying youngster to hear his views on those wins and his future.

  • Monday June 27, 2016

    10-04-2016 Paris - Roubaix; 2016, Cofidis Solutions Credits; Bozic, Borut; Warlaing A Brillon;

    Rider Interview: Borut Bozic has been in the top echelon of professional cycling for quite a few years and seen it all. From Astana he has moved to the French Cofidis team for 2016 to work for super-sprinter Nacer Bouhanni and as he says "no one is an angel in the last 5 K". Ed Hood catches up with Borut to hear about the French red sprint train.

  • Sunday June 26, 2016


    Rider Interview: Tao Geoghegan Hart is one of the many young, up-and-coming riders who are the future of cycling. At the moment the young man from London is in his third year with the US team; Axeon Hagens Berman. Ed Hood got hold of Tao after a great performance in the Tour des Pays de Savoie.

  • Monday June 13, 2016


    Rider Interview: New Zealand's Tom Scully might only be 26 years-old, but he has already had quite a career. From national champion to podium in the U23 Paris-Roubaix via the Garmin development team and the UK criterium scene, he now rides for the Drapac team. His recent performance in the Boucles de la Mayenne brought him into Ed Hood's interview cross-hairs.

  • Wednesday May 18, 2016

    Hamburg - Germany - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Rick Zabel (BMC Racing Team) pictured during the Vattenfall-Cyclassics 2015 - photo Cor Vos © 2015

    Giro Rider Interview: The second rest day of the 2016 Giro d'Italia didn't have such a long transfer as the trek from Holland to the south of Italy on the first rest day. Ed Hood got hold of BMC's Rick Zabel just north of Florence to catch-up on the German strongman's Giro so far.

  • Sunday May 15, 2016

    Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Camp (Photo by Davey Wilson)

    Rider Interview: Axeon Hagens Berman's Adrien Costa is a man to watch, especially after his recent overall win in the French Under 23 Tour de Bretagne. Ed Hood caught up with Adrien after his second World silver medal last year and now after his win in Britany.

  • Wednesday May 11, 2016

    Kuala Kangsar - Malaysia  - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Songezo Jim (Dimension Data)  pictured during Tour de Langkawi 2016 - stage 3 from Kulim to Kuala Kangsar 107.8 km  - photo LB/RB/Cor Vos © 2016

    Giro Rider Interview: During a hectic first rest day on the Giro d'Italia, Ed Hood tracked down Dimension Data's Songezo Jim to get his impression of the 2016 Giro so far. We get the inside line from the South African on the second Grand Tour of his career, how does Italy compare to Spain, life in Europe and his hopes for success.

  • Friday April 22, 2016

    Kuurne - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Mclay Daniel (Great Britain / Fortuneo - Vital Concept)  pictured during Kuurne - Brussel - Kuurne 2016 - photo PdV/PNCor Vos © 2016

    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. So when McLay won the GP Denain, Ed Hood had to get hold the New Zealand born sprinter.

  • Tuesday April 12, 2016

    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

    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 mouth his first thoughts as winner of the 'Hell of the North'.

  • Saturday April 2, 2016


    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 pro. The time trialing standout started his career at Priority Health coming to Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies in 2012 after a one-year stint at Jamis-Sutter Home.

  • Thursday March 31, 2016

    Nice - France - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Duchesne Antoine (Canada / Direct Energie) pictured during the stage 7 of the 74th Paris - Nice cycling race, a stage of 134 kms with start in Nice and finish in Nice, France  - photo VK?PN/Cor Vos © 2016

    Over shadowed by the ‘main event’ in Paris-Nice; Spain/Tinkoff v. Wales/Sky, also known as ‘Pistolero’ Contador v. ‘Gee’ Thomas was the battle for the ‘maillot a pois’ – that cool spotty jersey which marks you as King of the Mountains. The man who took it home in his suitcase was smiling 24 year-old Canadian, Antoine Duchesne.