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Saturday September 23, 2017
World Women's Road Race Report: The national champion becomes the world champion, as the Netherlands nail the elite title again … but it wasn’t Vos or Van Der Breggen or Van Vleuten. Former Gent-Wevelgem winner Chantal Blaak produced a gutsy, tactically brilliant ride to snatch the rainbow jersey.
Friday September 22, 2017
We're long time fans of the Garda Bike Hotel - family run hospitality as only the Italians can offer, top notch riding for all levels, excellent location in the wine country near Verona. But I thought maybe you'd like in a second opinion - so I talked with Calla Barras - serious cyclist and serious traveller - about what makes the Garda Bike Hotel one of Italy's best bike hotels.
Thursday September 21, 2017
Worlds'17 Preview: This Sunday sees the one race that everyone remembers the winner... for a year anyway. The World Professional (now Elite) Road Race is always tough and long and it's never won by a 'nobody'. Ed Hood takes a look at the course and lists his 'Top Bakers' Dozen' of possible winners.
Thursday September 21, 2017
Sept 21, 2017 - All the action from the time trials and looking forward to the road events. Reports and video from Bergen, plus Vichte and Eurode. Other cycling news: Giro'18 start, contract news from Lotto Soudal, UAE Team Emirates, Polartec, Sunweb and LottoNL-jumbo. Sponsor news from Sunweb, medical update on Fabio Felline and an end of season report card from Bahrain-Merida.
Wednesday September 20, 2017
World's TT Race Report: Big Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands) is a dominant winner; Primoz Roglic (Slovenia) takes silver and confirms against the watch; Chris (Dog) Froome (GB) takes bronze on an ‘interesting’ parcours in beautiful Bergen.
Tuesday September 19, 2017
It is rare that we get to see the true physiological data of elite athletes at the very physical peaks of their careers. After his second Tour victory in 2015, scientists got to independently put Chris Froome through a battery of physiological testing, and the results have now been officially published.
Monday September 18, 2017
The Rapha City Glasses are the stylish brand's 3rd line of eyewear - geared to casual use and looking good, but built to a higher level of quality with Carl Zeiss lenses, the best acetate frames from Mazzucchelli, and looks you can judge for yourself.
Monday September 18, 2017
Alberto Contador - PEZ Crew Tribute: Alberto Contador was probably one of the most exciting riders to battle in the recent Grand Tours, he would attack when others would watch and wait and his retirement will be a loss to the cycling World. The PEZ (virtual) office has been a-buzz of 'Berty' talk and so here are the thoughts of the 'gang' on El Pistolero.
Monday September 18, 2017
Sept 18, 2017 - The 2017 World championships have kicked off with the team time trial, next up the individual TT - Top Story. Reports and video from Bergen, d'Isbergues, Memorial Marco Pantani, Impanis, Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen and Bernocchi. Other cycling news: Lotto Soudal up-date, contract news and Jérôme Baugnies up-date.
Sunday September 17, 2017
Designed for going uphill but also excellent for hot rides, the Castelli Climber's 2.0 jersey and Inferno bibshorts have proven worthy accomplices to my summer exploits. Here's my full review, with a long-term look at the bibshorts.
Sunday September 17, 2017
Worlds Team Time Trial Report: On a fine Scandinavian autumn afternoon in Bergen it was Sunweb who bested a technical parcours of 42.5km. Reigning champions Quick-Step could do no better that fourth as Sunweb celebrated a double triumph, having won the ladies’ race in the morning.
Sunday September 17, 2017
The ErgVideo team not only builds great software, but they travel to famous cycling destinations with a whole team to create their unique content. Their trip to some of cycling’s monumental climbs in the French Alps resulted in some of their best-ever ErgVideo editions.
Sunday September 17, 2017
In about a week, the national federations comprising the UCI will vote in Bergen, Norway to elect their next President. Incumbent Brian Cookson, now completing his first term as President, faces off against David Lappartient – the former President of the French Cycling Federation (FFC).
Saturday September 16, 2017
Rider Interview: UAE Team Emirates' Diego Ulissi has a long and glorious career and is still only 28 years old, but then he was World junior champion - twice. On Sunday Diego won the second Canadian WorldTour race in Montréal and so Ed Hood caught up with him to hear all about it and much more.
Thursday September 14, 2017
Alberto Contador Tribute: 'El Pistolero' hung up his race wheels on Sunday in Madrid at the end of the final stage 21 of la Vuelta a España. So endeth the career of one of the best Grand Tour riders of the present generation. Ed Hood looks back on the man from Pinto's life, controversies and victories.
Thursday September 14, 2017
Sept 14, 2017 - The Worlds start on Sunday with the team time trial-Top Story. Reports from Wallonie, Agostoni, Madrid and cross from Eeklo, all with video. Other news: Toscana, Nibali injury, UAE's Vuelta, Farrar retires, Movistar, contract news from Trek, Quick-Step, Katusha and Bahrain, Ludwig Youth Winner, Paris-Tours and Worlds video.
Tuesday September 12, 2017
Sept. 11-17, 2017: Are you addicted to riding your bike? Toolbox looks at cycling training addiction (it's a thing!), see my Castelli Climber's jersey & Inferno bibshorts review, ogle a sweet Seven Axiom SL, and lots more this week on PEZ.
Tuesday September 12, 2017
We know that exercise and an active lifestyle provides huge benefits to our overall health. But even something as positive as exercise can become addictive and take over our lives for the worse. What are the risk and risk factors for exercise addiction in recreational cyclists?
Monday September 11, 2017
Tour Diary: UAE Team Emirates’ Rui Costa reflects on a gruelling three weeks at La Vuelta. Speaking in his weekly column for PezCyclingNews, former World Champion and UAE Team Emirates’ rider Rui Costa reflects on the culmination of three gruelling weeks at the Vuelta.
Monday September 11, 2017
Sept 11, 2017 - Chris Froome made history on Sunday, but Alberto Contador is the Top Story in EUROTRASH Monday. All the news from the Vuelta a España, the Tour of Britain, plus the GP Québec and GP Montréal with reports, rider quotes, results and video. In other news: Slipstream Sports new sponsor and contract news.