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Latest News
Disk Brakes - The Future?
Lee's Lowdown: With the UCI go-ahead allowing disk brakes in the pro peloton, Lee Rodgers puts his weight behind the argument. Lee has been using a disk equipped bike, so he is in the best position to express an opinion. Disk...
PEZ Holiday Gift Guide'15 #1
Yes, the Christmas holidays are only round the corner and they say 'it's better to give than to receive,' but it doesn't stop you making some strong hints. Here are some great gift ideas from American Classic, Pioneer, Castel...
Hamme - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Wout Van Aert - Kevin Pauwels  pictured during the Cyclocross Flandriencross Hamme  - photo PM/PN/Cor Vos © 2015
EUROTRASH Flandriencross Monday!
Nov 30, 2015 - One big race on Sunday (Flandriencross) and fun on Saturday in the Tom Boonen cross. Video and results of both races. An interview with Brian Cookson, plus cycling news from teams, riders, sports directors, the...
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holiday-gift-guide15-1-940-1PEZ Holiday Gift Guide'15 #1
Yes, the Christmas holidays are only round the corner and they say 'it's better to give than to receive,' but it doesn't stop you making some strong hints. Here are some great gift ideas from American Classic, Pioneer, Castelli, Saris, Lazer, Scott, PowerTap, CompuTrainer, Endura, and Deus Ex Machina.
interbike15-round6-940INTERBIKE 2015 Round #6
We're gettin' down to the bottom of our Interbike 2015 coverage but there's still plenty drool over, like Alé Bikewear, Cinelli bikes, Cadence Collection clothing, Devinci cycles, and Scott's Addict Gravel bike and Premium Road Shoe.
kask-feature940Top Lids: Kask Mojito Helmet Review
The Kask Mojito scores some high marks for fit, cooling, and comfort, but gets and extra nod in the colors of this Maratona dles Dolomites special edition colors.
15ib5-largeINTERBIKE 2015 Gear Reviews #5
Interbike 2015 Round 5 features Sarto’s custom frames and saddles, Wahoo’s new GPS/Data ELEMNT, Sugoi’s light weight RSE jersey and bibs and Limar’s new 555 and 007 Helmets.
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Toolbox: Smarter Indoor Training
Power training and indoor trainers simply belong together. The pure efficiency and controlled environment of training indoors partners amazingly well with precise training based on specific targeted power numbers.
Toolbox: Soup's On!
The leaves are falling and the air is crisp. Nothing beats sneaking in a wintertime ride and coming back home to something warm. What’s on the menu? SOUP. Hearty, wholesome, nourishing, warm soup.
Cortals d¥Encamp  - Spain - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -   Sergio Paulinho (Tinkoff - Saxo visits the doctor  pictured during La Vuelta 2015 Stage 11 from  Andorra la Vella to Cortals d¥Encamp - photo IB/LB/RB/Cor Vos © 2015
Toolbox: Preventing Cycling Injuries
As with all competitive sports, there is also a risk for injury in competitive bicycling. It is important to understand the pattern and epidemiology of injuries suffered by competitive bicyclists in order to implement appropr...
disk-brake-isaac-roompot-940Disk Brakes - The Future?
Lee's Lowdown: With the UCI go-ahead allowing disk brakes in the pro peloton, Lee Rodgers puts his weight behind the argument. Lee has been using a disk equipped bike, so he is in the best position to express an opinion. Disk brakes... It's the way forward!
nordisk-veloImages-1465-940Team Novo Nordisk November Training Camp
Last week, Team Novo Nordisk’s men’s professional cycling team headed to San Diego for what they thought was a regular training camp. Instead, the athletes were woken up at 4AM to take part in a series of rigorous team-building exercises.
stevehed-940Remembering Steve Hed: The Man Who Never Stopped Evolving
On the one year anniversary of Steve Hed's passing, John Howard remembers a man who inspired, invented, and gave cycling many things to be thankful for.
lowdown-russian-olympic-team-940Lee's Lowdown: Those Russians!
With the 'discovery' that Russian athletics has been embroiled in underhand doping practices, showing that the problem isn't confined to cycling, Lee Rodgers asks the question 'how deep does it go?' That throws up the next question of 'conflict of interest'.
Travel: Gran Fondo China
Grand Fondos aren't just sweeping the nation, they're sweeping the world, as Dan Carruthers saw first-hand riding the recent 5-stage Grand Fondo China. It's a whole new world riding in the Middle Kingdom.
Cycling The Pyrenees Coast To Coast
France From Inside Tours' signature trip is the epic Conquer the Pyrenees: 12 days riding 1000 miles and climbing over 100,000 feet from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean and back. The company owner and lead ...
Top Ride: The Carpegna!
The Carpegna climb is best known as Marco Pantani's favorite training ground - and at 11%+ grades for 7km - it was a perfect place for the late climbing sensation to hone his legendary skills. I'd long wanted to ride it for ...
Readers' Rigs
look695-940Readers' Rigs: LOOK 695 Light
For today's Readers' Rigs we head north to Canada where we find one of France's favorite machines, a LOOK 695 Light decked out in Dura-Ace Di2 and with Easton Carbon Clinchers on board.
specialized11_940Readers' Rigs: Specialized Allez E5
Today's Readers' Rigs is something different - Adam from California is in love with his rig - that's nothing new, but he hasn't just sent us pics and a story about his pimped out racing bike. No, instead he's sent us a story about his vanity styled training bike, an all black stealth Specialized Allez E5.
disco-trek-full-940Readers Rigs: Trek Discovery Roubaix Special
This Trek is a special bike for many reasons: it has suspension, it has ridden Paris-Roubaix, it's an ex-team bike and it holds great memories of a wonderful man who is no longer with us. Martin Clark put the bike together in memory of his friend and took it back to Roubaix.
sarto-rr-bike3-940Writers' Rigs: Corey's Sarto Asola
Corey Fox is famous for his penny-pinching 'CheapOh' articles, but dug deep in his pockets to beautifully finish this carbon frame from Sarto. Top end wheels, bars, stem and saddle are topped off with the lower-end group from SRAM.
Race News

Ed's Belgian Weekend
Belgium, or more precisely Flanders, in the third weekend in November is the place to be, a mecca for winter cycling fans. With the Gent '6 Day' and two top cyclo-cross races it's the centre of the universe. Ed Hood is usuall...
Fan View: London 6 Days 2015
We've heard from Ed Hood working in the bowels of the London '6 Days', so now it's time to hear from a fan in the velodrome. Here's what Sam Larner's first visit to the wooden track looked like.
TOUR de FRANCE 2016 Route: The PE...
The 2016 Tour de France route presentation last week was greeted with (mostly) pleasure from the riders, a good mix of flat, time trial and climbing, with the emphasis on the climbing. Our PEZ Grand Tour expert, Ed Hood, was ...
logo-castelliNew Product Technology from Castelli and Gore
On December 1 W.L. Gore and Associates will announce a new product technology that brings unprecedented levels of durable rain protection with the lightest weight Gore-Tex fabric ever.
logosidisportTour of Rwanda, When Cycling Goes Beyond Sports…
While for the most part major cycling is taking a break, or better yet, is preparing for the 2016 season, there is a cycling movement that never stops pedalling and which is even experiencing one of the most important moments of the year.
logo-rpmRevolutionize your Style with a Click
RPM launches their hashtag #myrpm. RPM wants to grow on social media, too. The young brand from Montebelluna specializes in the production of technical sports clothing, and now it’s ready to take on a new, exciting challenge.
logo-mtn15Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung meets children whose bicycles they have helped to fund
In 2015, Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung – Africa’s first UCI registered Pro Continental cycling team – rode to raise funds for 5,000 bicycles for Qhubeka, World Bicycle Relief’s programme in South Africa.
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