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Latest News
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The Winter '6 Day' Season So Far!
Winter 2016/17 '6 Day' Round Up: Ed Hood is at this moment in Berlin working with 'The Squirrels' of the boards at the '6 Day'. Before he gives us the inside line on the German race he has managed to write up the 2016/17 wint...
Bike Hotel Lungomare on Italy's A...
The Hotel Lungomare in Cesenatico offers a top bike hotel experience on Italy's Adriatic coast - daily guided bike tours for all levels through hills, vineyards and olive groves, tough climbs like the Carpegna, packages for g...
Readers' Rigs: Alumni Returns
When the Readers' Rigs column first came to life back in 2012 it was PEZ fan, Todd from California who first applied with his then favorite Parlee bike. Since then we've published more than 60 bikes from PEZ fans all around t...
PEZ Talk: Wanty-Groupe Gobert's M...
Rider Interview: It has been a year since PEZ spoke to Wanty-Groupe Gobert's Mark McNally. As the Belgian team were having their 2017 presentation in Spain last week, our man Alastair Hamilton had a catch up with the man from...
EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!
Jan 19, 2017 - Catch up with the Tour Down Under - Reports, results, quotes and video action. Top Story is the possible loss of Putte-Kappellen. Other cycling news: Wild Cards for the Giro and Classics, Canadian team for cycl...
Vuelta'17: The PEZ First Look!
Vuelta First Look: The Vuelta a España has the reputation for serving up a hard menu and this year is no different. Mountain stages, summit finishes, a long individual time trial and l'Angliru, could it be much worse? Yes, t...
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Tech N Spec
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Park Tool PRS-22 Team Issue Repai...
The Park Tool PRS-22 Team Issue model stand designed for Pro Tour mechanics to work on all of the different kinds of frames without the risk of clamping down on seat posts and frame tubes that have grown both more complex in ...
Best of 2016: Parlee’s Z Zero D...
Tech n' Spec is one of the most popular sections of PEZ, so it would only be right to replay Charles Manantan's favourite bike review of 2016: Parlee Cycles build a beautiful, custom fabricated and finished tribute to the fas...
Castelli Alpha Jacket: The PEZ Re...
The Alpha jacket is Castelli's smart take on an old problem - cold weather protection for cycling. It's design combines a wind & water repellent outer layer with a breathable vest-like inner layer that could very well be the ...
Gore Windstopper Kit Review
For those of us who live in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s that time of year when the days are getting shorter and colder - and windier. Gore Wear have the answer with Windstopper bib knickers and soft shell thermo vest, Chu...
PEZ Holiday Gift Guide’16 #6
PEZ Holiday Gift Guide #6 is a diverse bag of suggestions. From Primal casual wear to complete bikes by Detroit and Canyon. In between we have Shoes from Bont and Sidi, glasses from Smith, Clement tires, custom cycling jersey...
PEZ Holiday Gift Guide’16 #5
If you are still struggling to find that perfect present for the cyclist in your life; today's PEZ Holiday Gift Guide might hold the answer. Creams and oils to pamper from OA Performance Products, clothing and shoes by Capo, ...
Toolbox
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Calpe - Spain - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Tim ARIESEN (Netherlands / Team Roompot Nederlandse Loterij) pictured during trainingscamp team Roompot - Nederlandse Loterij in Calpe, Spain - photo Anton Vos/Cor Vos © 2017
Toolbox: Front Load Periodization
Every year my training remains fairly similar in terms of types of training and also how it is periodized. Not this year. This winter, I am resolving to try something quite different for me, namely altering my training blocks...
Best Of 2016 Toolbox: Pre-race Bi...
Best of 2016: You feel ready. You have done the training, the hours of riding and zone specific work to fully prepare your body for the onslaught to come. But is your bike as ready as you are? Go beyond just cleaning your bik...
Toolbox: Base Training In 10 Hour...
What is base building? In the 1960s, legendary New Zealand coach Arthur Lydiard famously prescribed high mileage for all of his runners and effectively founded the idea of base training for endurance athletes. His system was ...
Features
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Lee's Lowdown: The Joy Of The Bean!
Lowdown: If you are a cyclist there is a very good chance that you love a cup of coffee and, for sure, you love to meet up with your ride pals in the cafe to dissect the recent race/sportive/training ride. Lee Rodgers looks a...
Vuelta De PEZ: Ed And The Angliru!
Vuelta Look Back: The 2017 Vuelta a España will climb the mythical slope of the Alto de l’Angliru on the penultimate stage 20 on Saturday, September 9th, 120 kilometers after the start in Corvera. Our Grand Tour expert, Ed...
My Two-Wheeled Cycling Addiction
Lowdown: The New Year of cycling beckons us out onto the tarmac, but for one reason or another we can't go and grumpiness takes over. Resident PEZ psychologist (aka: pundit), Lee Rodgers, dissects the whole problem of addicti...
Best Of 2016: VUELTA Roadside - S...
Best of 2016 Vuelta Roadside: The 2016 Vuelta a España is in the Comunidad Valenciana and so we had to send our 'local' to see what was going on. This will be Alastair Hamilton's 15th Spanish Grand Tour and it sounds like he...
Readers' Rigs
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Readers' Rigs: Alumni Returns
When the Readers' Rigs column first came to life back in 2012 it was PEZ fan, Todd from California who first applied with his then favorite Parlee bike. Since then we've published more than 60 bikes from PEZ fans all around t...
Readers' Rigs: Cannondale Supersi...
Not even two months old yet, today's rig is a Cannondale Supersix Evo Hi-Mod Disc that has already had a number of upgrades performed and has also well and truly convinced its Californian owner, Nick of the advantages of owni...
Readers' Rigs: Hans Schneider Custom
We've seen a lot of custom bikes here at Readers' Rigs but not too many that have such a history behind them as David from Oklahoma City's Hans Schneider custom. Through 18 years of ownership this bike has been through a coup...
Travel
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Bike Hotel Lungomare on Italy's A...
The Hotel Lungomare in Cesenatico offers a top bike hotel experience on Italy's Adriatic coast - daily guided bike tours for all levels through hills, vineyards and olive groves, tough climbs like the Carpegna, packages for g...
PEZ Rides: Passo del Termine
I'm looking ahead to my big rides for 2017, and there's no better place to aim for than Italy. I've always loved the Ligurian Coast, and its mix of hills flats, sea-salt air and palm trees, and have logged many a top ride her...
Best Of 2016: PEZ Rides the Col D...
Best of 2016: Inside the last 3km to the summit of the 21.5km Col du Glandon, the air gets thin as we approach 1924m elevation, the road tilts to 11% grades, and each meter seems longer than the last one. There's a reason the...
Travel: Riding the Trans-Pyrenees
Riding across the Pyrenees from cost to coast and back is one of the all time epic rides - eat, sleep, ride, repeat. It's a road cyclist's dream that PEZ-Fan Richard Watson lived for two weeks 2016, and now takes us along for...
Interviews
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PEZ Talk: Wanty-Groupe Gobert's M...
Rider Interview: It has been a year since PEZ spoke to Wanty-Groupe Gobert's Mark McNally. As the Belgian team were having their 2017 presentation in Spain last week, our man Alastair Hamilton had a catch up with the man from...
Retro PEZ Talk: Jens Lehmann
Retro Interview: You could say Jens Lehmann was unlucky to have been competing in the pursuit event at a time when there were many top riders fighting for rainbow jerseys and Olympic gold medals. Ekimov, Boardman, Obree, Bart...
US Cross Champ Stephen Hyde Gets ...
Rider Interview: As the cyclocross season builds to a climax with the World championships on January the 29th in Bieles, Luxembourg; the National championships last week gave us a clue to who is on form. In the US, Stephen Hy...
NewsWire
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Claudia Morandini's Smile and Det...
Claudia Morandini, with her trademark smile and grit, will be pedalling alongside RPM in 2017. Born in Trentino in 1982 and raised in Val di Fiemme, Claudia Morandini will be one of the new brand ambassadors that have been ch...
Sufferfest Announces Premiere Spo...
The Sufferfest, creator of the world’s most comprehensive indoor cycling app and training videos for individual and group use, announced today their premiere sponsorship with the Homestretch Foundation, a nonprofit organiza...
$299 Bicycle from State Bicycles
Since 2009, State Bicycle Co. has provided riders with visually appealing bikes with value that can't be found anywhere else. We started with the 4130 Core-Line and continued to build upon the quality throughout the years unt...
Classic Winter Bib Shorts by RPM
Just like in summer, bib shots are an essential element in cyclists’ clothing in winter, too. It is especially in winter, when the temperature drops, that it is even more important to keep muscles warm, dry and protected in...
Race News
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The Winter '6 Day' Season So Far!
Winter 2016/17 '6 Day' Round Up: Ed Hood is at this moment in Berlin working with 'The Squirrels' of the boards at the '6 Day'. Before he gives us the inside line on the German race he has managed to write up the 2016/17 wint...
Vuelta'17: The PEZ First Look!
Vuelta First Look: The Vuelta a España has the reputation for serving up a hard menu and this year is no different. Mountain stages, summit finishes, a long individual time trial and l'Angliru, could it be much worse? Yes, t...
Professional Cyclo-cross Calendar...
November arrives as the halfway point for the USA Cycling Professional Cyclo-cross Calendar (Pro CX), the highest level of professional cyclo-cross racing in the United States. This year’s Pro CX calendar features 44 scorin...
Pez Videos
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PEZ Rides the Carpegna Climb
Pez climbs the Carpegna climb - Marco Pantani's favorite training climb - with the bike Hotel Lungomare in Cesenatico Italy.
Wanty-Groupe Gobert unveils 2017 ...
Wanty – Groupe Gobert presented its new outfit for the 2017 season during the media day organized this Friday in Benidorm (Spain).
Pico de las Nieves - From sea lev...
Only 100km west of Morocco, Gran Canaria is often overlooked in favour of its big brother Tenerife, but dig a little deeper and you soon discover an island of diversity, wonder and pure magnificence. From golden sand dunes an...
Sky and Pinarello Announce New Do...
Team Sky will race on the new Pinarello DOGMA F10 in 2017 as the successful partnership between the team and Italian company enters its eighth year.
Eurotrash
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EUROTRASH News Round Up Monday!
Jan 23, 2017 - Richie Porte has won the first WorldTour race of 2017 - the Santos Tour Down Under. Stage reports, results, quotes and video from Australia and World Cup cyclocross from Hoogerheide. Belgian coach commits suici...
EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!
Jan 19, 2017 - Catch up with the Tour Down Under - Reports, results, quotes and video action. Top Story is the possible loss of Putte-Kappellen. Other cycling news: Wild Cards for the Giro and Classics, Canadian team for cycl...
EUROTRASH News Round Up Monday!
Jan 16, 2017 - The 2017 season is under way with Caleb Ewan winning the People Choice criterium. Results and video from Australia and cross from Italy. TOP STORY is the Vuelta a España route details. Other cycling news: Tour...
PezShop
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PEZ SOCKS: In Shop Now!
The all new PEZ socks by DeFeet have arrived in store – just in time for... looking awesome any time of the year. These DeFeet Aireator ‘Tall Boys’ will keep your ankles warm and your overall look cool…
NEW PEZ KIT By CASTELLI Is Here!
The all new PezCycling Kit for 2015 by Castelli is in stock and ready to ship right now - in all its stripey, Pez blue and fluo green coolness. The look is classic 1980's but the technology and fit are thoroughly modern, de...
PEZ Socks: DeFeet Super 80's
The all new 'Tallboys' are here - DeFeet's classic, durable, and very functional Air•e•ators are the platform for your next attack - whether it's on the road, or in the bar.
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