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Thursday June 29, 2017
June 29, 2017 - There is only one big story at the moment and it has to be the Tour de France. Team news for the French Grand Tour and the first piece of bad news - Andre Cardoso. Other cycling news: Canadian titles, Yorkshire World Championships '19, Sky with Ford and video of Tony Martin's journey to the Tour start.
Wednesday June 28, 2017
2017 Tour de France Preview: 'It's Tour Time Baby!' And Ed Hood will be roadside at the French Grand Tour, but first he gives us the benefit of his vast Tour experience with the PEZ Preview. Will Froome take his fourth or is it time for Quintana, Aru or a young gun? Maybe even a Frenchman or a final pistol shot for Contador.
Tuesday June 27, 2017
Pirelli go back to their roots as performance Cycling tire makers and introduce the PZero Velo, PZero Velo 4s and PZero Velo TT clincher series tires. Current sole suppliers for Formula 1 (Auto) and World Superbike (Motorcycle), Pirelli have returned to their roots as they see the bicycle as the future for racing, transport and the environment.
Tuesday June 27, 2017
We have just passed the summer solstice and most of us in the northern hemisphere are facing long and hot days on the bike. There are lots of ways to improve our physical capacity in hot conditions, but can we improve our riding through improving our psychological response to heat stress?
Monday June 26, 2017
Retro Clothing Feature: After taking a close look at the bike equipment of the past, Ed Hood turns his eye on the clothing we tolerated back in the day. The Continental riders could turn just about anything into sartorial elegance - the rest of us looked and felt terrible. Don't live in the past.
Monday June 26, 2017
June 26, 2017 - National championships weekend; all the news, reports, results, quotes and video. Eddy Merckx Cycles saved-Top Story. Other cycling news: Trek-Segafredo, Astana and Lotto Soudal announce Tour teams, Dimension Data app, Valverde talks Tour, Monk to stagiaire, Bahrain-Merida up-date and Sunweb Tour video.
Sunday June 25, 2017
Tour de France 2017: With less than a week to go to the Tour de France 'Grand Départ' in Düsseldorf; ASO have taken a close look at the mythical climb of the Col d'Izoard with its lunar landscape. On the 20th of July, the 18th stage of the 2017 Tour will finish on the summit of the Col d’Izoard for the first time.
Saturday June 24, 2017
This time next week - Saturday the 1st of July - the 2017 Tour de France will set off from Düsseldorf in Germany for the three week wheeled battle. As the 'Vaterland' is the home of some of the best sausages in the World, we look back at the Pez Grand Tour appreciation of the sausage.
Friday June 23, 2017
The passing of Hein Verbruggen on the 14th June went without much ceremony, with barely more than a mention in even the Dutch press. The ex-UCI president was a controversial character and less than popular in many circles. Joe Harris and Steve Maxwell of The Outer Line had a long interview with Verbruggen.
Thursday June 22, 2017
Rider Interview: Giro d'Italia stage winner Silvan Dillier has taken his winning ways a step further with the overall victory in the Route du Sud in France last weekend. Ed Hood has the exclusive chat from the multi-talented Swiss rider.
Thursday June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017 - National champs week and Tom Dumoulin retakes his Dutch TT title. Team previews for the weekend and we look forward to the Tours de France and Pologne. UCI presidency battle-TOP STORY. Other cycling news: Skujins returns, Deutschland Tour, Hammer to Norway, Vuelta song and Bahrain-Merida Giro video.
Wednesday June 21, 2017
Lizzie Williams (Hagens Berman - Supermint) rolled away from a small breakaway on the third lap and never looked back to take her third win of the Tour of America’s Dairyland at Port Washington.
Wednesday June 21, 2017
With each piece of gear I test or review, there's usually a eureka moment where I "get it".  For Castelli's Perfetto Light jersey, mine came at the Cyclosportif Megeve in France - on an overcast day in the French Alps where rain came and went.
Tuesday June 20, 2017
It's the rider's responsibility to know what products they can use within - and outside of the rules. USA Cycling hosts several “Talent Identification Camps” each year for riders ages 14-19 years. Athletes are exposed to skills, tactics, and power testing, but perhaps the most important presentation is from USADA - the U.S. Anti Doping Agency.
Monday June 19, 2017
Stage 5: Downtown West Bend Concourse: Overall series leader Josie Talbott (ISCorp p/b Progress) won a thrilling sprint finish on a wet, slick course in West Bend for the fifth stage of the Tour of America’s Dairyland.
Monday June 19, 2017
June 19-25, 2017 - My first look at Arundel Bike's SHAMELESS PLUG, a cool mini-tool that plugs for your bar ends, and holds three bits plus a philips head screwdriver - great for emergency repairs. Also Ed's look at the gear we used to use, Toolbox covers riders' responsibilities for what goes into your own body, TOAD'17 daily pics, results and race reports.
Monday June 19, 2017
Carl Zach Cycling Classic: Skylar Schneider (ISCorp p/b Progress) won a close two-up spring over Aussie track cyclist Rebecca Wiasek (Fearless Femmes) in Women Pro1/2 in stage 4 at the Tour of America’s Dairyland Carl Zach Cycling Classic in Waukesha, WI.
Monday June 19, 2017
Retro Equipment Feature: Ed Hood looks back at his memories of riding the equipment that people now collect and call vintage and nostalgia, as a whole new section of the cycling community wants to ride l'Eroica events. Ed remembers the bad old days when the equipment maybe wasn't as good as the modern kit.
Monday June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017 - Rafal Majka showed his form in Slovenia, outside bet for the Tour de France? All the news from the Tours of Suisse, Ster ZLM and Slovenia with reports and video. No names from Operacion Puerto-TOP STORY. Other cycling news: Lotto Soudal Up-date, Backaert extends with Wanty and Peter Sagan climbs a fence.
Sunday June 18, 2017
The Tour de France “La Course” has been shifted out of the global spotlight of the Champs Elysees and moved to a one-day mountain challenge. This change is both a tangible and a symbolic step backwards. This third and final article, we look ahead and suggest how women can change the future direction of their sport.