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PezCyclingNews.com is what's cool in road cycling: bringing you the best road cycling news, features, route guides and top rides, interviews, cycling training & fitness advice, travel guides, videos, awesome photos, and yes - even race reports - from pro cycling's biggest and best races and places.


Friday May 25, 2018
Roadside Report: It's not a proper Giro without a little roadside coverage - á la PEZ - and there's been no better stage than this #19, which saw the man best known for dominating recent Tours de France tip the Italian tour upside down with an epic attack for the history books. PEZ-Man Daniel Thevenon takes us into the action right at Bardonecchia...
Friday May 25, 2018
Race Report: Chris Froome turned his disappointing Giro into a stunning stage win and the pink jersey after an amazing effort in the mountains. The Kenyan born Sky rider set off on a 80 kilometer ride into the pink jersey with a lead of 40 seconds over Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb). Simon Yates... Still out on the course!
Friday May 25, 2018
PeloPics: During the Amgen Tour of California we had our PEZman Darrell Parks roadside with his camera, but Cor Vos also had his team there. So, to wind-up the big US race we have put together the best images from the Cor Vos collection for a stage-by-stage photo gallery... Enjoy!
Thursday May 24, 2018
Race Report: Maximilian Schachmann (Quick-Step Floors) won from a breakaway on stage 18 to Prato Nevoso. Ruben Plaza (Israel Cycling Academy) and Mattia Cattaneo (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec) finished second and third. Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) defended his overall lead, although he lost time to all his rivals and now has 28 seconds over Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb).
Thursday May 24, 2018
The 14 x US Nation Cyclocross Champion and 4 x World CX Silver medalist, looks ahead to the 2018 Tour of America's Dairyland p/b KwikTrip and tells PEZ what's cool about this great race. She loves this race and talks about the unique combination of competition and fun, on tap at all of TOAD's 11 stages...
Thursday May 24, 2018
May 24, 2018 -Simon Yates - Which team will he be on in 2019 - Top Story. A full EUROTRASH Thursday with all the race news and video from the Giro, Fjords and the Belgium Tour. Plus: The Hammer Series, Contador with Trek, Utah jerseys, Casartelli mediofondo, Euro CX Champs and the Middle East Tour - Cycling for Global Peace.
Wednesday May 23, 2018
Race Report: Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) took his fourth 2018 Giro d'Italia stage in Iseo after a wet bunch rode from Lake Garda to Lake Iseo. The GC men had a rest after the time trial, so no change in the overall - Photos, report and results.
Wednesday May 23, 2018
The first Euro Cycle Festival took place last weekend in France with plenty of goodtimes and superb roads on the menu. The festival itself is a weekend of cycling celebrations that involved a bike show with new products, test days, a gravel ride, a hill climb TT and a cyclosportive in the snow! Chris Selden was on hand to check it out for Pez...
Tuesday May 22, 2018
Race Report: Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) rode the time trial of his life to save his Giro d'Italia overall lead. His loss of 1:15 kept the Brit in pink by 56 seconds over Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb). BMC's Rohan Dennis took the stage win by 14 seconds over Tony Martin (Katusha-Alpecin) and 22 on Dumoulin - Report, results and video.
Tuesday May 22, 2018
“Periodization” of your training calendar is the common approach to planning your season. Similarly, the concept of “carb loading” is also a commonly understood concept to maximize performance potential. In the continual quest for gains, coaches and athletes are now looking at “carbohydrate periodization” as an avenue to performance gains, so let’s learn a bit more about this concept…
Monday May 21, 2018
May 21, 2018 - Has Simon Yates done enough to win the Giro d'Italia? Tom Dumoulin thinks he has - Top Story. A full EUROTRASH Monday with all the news, views and video from Italy, California and Norway. Lots of other cycling news: OVO Series, Tour des Fjords and Hammer Stavanger, Neymar's Custom Foil and the 2018 L’Étape du Tour.
Sunday May 20, 2018
Race Report: Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) won his third 2018 Giro stage into Sappada, but more importantly he gained more time on his main rivals. Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) lost 41 seconds to the Englishman along with Domenico Pozzovivo (Bahrain-Merida) and Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ). Chris Froome (Sky) lost contact and is now in 7th place overall at 4:52.
Sunday May 20, 2018
PeloPics: Sky's Chris Froome came alive on the iconic climb of Monte Zoncolan on Saturday and threw down the gauntlet to the other GC hopefuls. The star of the day was the climb its self. The estimated 100,000 'Tifosi' brought the excitement and color to the Zoncolan. Cor Vos had his team on the Monte, here is the pick of the best shots of the day.
Saturday May 19, 2018
Race Report: Chris Froome saved his Giro d’Italia with an unexpected triumph at the summit of the terrible Zoncolan, while his Maglia Rosa-clad compatriot Simon Yates once again impressed, finishing second. The real winner of the day, however, may well prove to be Dutchman Tom Dumoulin, the defending champion, who kept his cool on the steep slopes and limited his losses.
Friday May 18, 2018
VIDEO: With the 101st Giro d'Italia aimed straight at the feared Monte Zoncolan climb for the Stage 14 finish at the summit, it's a great time to enjoy the climb from the comfort of your own mobile device, and watch someone else do the suffering while climbing this beast.
Friday May 18, 2018
Race Report: Stage 13 was always going to be a sprinters day, there are not many climbs in the Venice area. Quick-Step Floors' Elia Viviani was the fastest man in Nervesa della Battaglia ahead of yesterday's winner Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) with Danny van Poppel (LottoNL-Jumbo) 3rd.
Friday May 18, 2018
Saturday's stage 14 of the 2018 Giro d'Italia smacks riders square in the gob with a slobber-inspiring summit finish on the brutally steep Monte Zoncolan.  Many would say its first appearance in 2003 should have been its last, but it does make for some decent suffering to set up the final week of the race. Here's what it's like to ride it...
Thursday May 17, 2018
Race Report: Rapid Irishman Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) took his second Giro d'Italia stage win on the Imola racetrack, edging out Danny van Poppel (LottoNL-Jumbo) and Niccolo Bonifazio (Bahrain-Merida). No change in the overall - Result race report and photos.
Thursday May 17, 2018
May 17, 2018 - The Giro d'Italia passed through Michele Scarponi's home town. All the news from Italy, plus the Tours of California and Norway. Is Chris Froome holding back?-Top Story. Other news: OVO Energy Tour Series, Stuyven extends with Trek-Segafredo, López joins Polartec-Kometa and Cofidis get Wild Card for Pologne. Pane e acqua anyone?
Wednesday May 16, 2018
Race Report: Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) took another Giro stage win after a brutal, but short, stage to Osimo. The steep finale brought the GC contenders to the fore and Chris Froome (Sky) was once again found out. The big question is: Does Yates have enough time in hand over Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb).