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INTERBIKE '16: Great Head in Vegas!
New head gear from Bell, and Lazer. Smart Helmets from Lumos, Sena and Babaali. And sound from Domio. 2016 seems to be the year that smaller and more agile helmet manufacturers all decided it was time to bring cycling head...
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US Hour Record-Man: Tom Zirbel Talks
There are ways of closing the book on your career, but one of the best must be to set a new Hour Record, and that is what Tom Zirbel did. The fast-man from Iowa put a kilometer and a half onto the previous US Hour Record to p...
Geraardsbergen - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Niki Terpstra (Netherlands / Team Etixx - Quick Step) pictured during  Eneco Tour stage -7 - UCI World Tour) from Bornem to Geraardsbergen - photo Tim van Wichelen/Cor Vos © 2016
EUROTRASH News Round Up Monday!
Sept 26, 2016 - Niki Terpstra pulled off quite a coup in the ENECO Tour, taking the overall victory. All the results and video from ENECO, Emilia, Sabatini and Beghelli. Other cycling news: Milano-Torino, GranPiemonte and con...
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Retro PEZ Talk: Dave Lloyd
Retro PEZ Talk: It’s hard to believe that it’s 40 years since UK bike fans read the news that ‘wunderkind’ Dave Lloyd wasn’t going to achieve his dream of riding the Tour de France, in fact, his professional career ...
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Writer's Rig: Al's Old Time-er
Our PEZ-man in Spain has been promising to tell us all about his 'Writer's Rig' for about twelve years and just when he is thinking of replacing his present Campagnolo equipped Time Edge, he has put finger to lap-top to give ...
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Eurobike'16: Venn 507 Carbon Rim
PEZ sat down with Victor Major, CEO and the R & D director of Velocite Bikes, to learn more about his new Venn 507 carbon rim and CTL, or Continuous Tangled Layup…we were intrigued… Interesting choice of acronym consideri...
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Tech N Spec
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interbike16-1-940INTERBIKE '16: Great Head in Vegas!
New head gear from Bell, and Lazer. Smart Helmets from Lumos, Sena and Babaali. And sound from Domio. 2016 seems to be the year that smaller and more agile helmet manufacturers all decided it was time to bring cycling head...
eurobike16-velocite-venn507-940aEurobike'16: Venn 507 Carbon Rim
PEZ sat down with Victor Major, CEO and the R & D director of Velocite Bikes, to learn more about his new Venn 507 carbon rim and CTL, or Continuous Tangled Layup…we were intrigued… Interesting choice of acronym consideri...
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The name may not be so known in the US, but you've seen it on Alberto Contador for several seasons, and the technical clothing on display at the Sportful apparel booth was a showcase of the latest jackets, jerseys and bibsho...
velocite16-syn940Velocite SYN: First Look
When I was asked by PEZ to write a review of the new Velocite Syn I was not particularly receptive to the idea, but not because I don’t like the bike. Because I do like it, in fact I very much like the bike, but the problem...
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Campagnolo and Bianchi are two top Italian iconic component and bike manufacturers and so a visit to their Eurobike stands was a must. Erin Berard takes a look at the new Campagnolo Potenza Groupset and Zonda wheels. Then the...
ale16-rev1-940ALÉ Bike Wear R-EV1 Kit Review
The R-EV1 jersey and bibshorts are the newest addition to Alé Bikewear's fast growing line of top quality cycling kit for the road. It's priced at the mid-range, but delivers to a higher level on design, fit and constructio...
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Lake Tahoe - USA - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Brand Lucinda (Netherlands / Rabobank Liv Women Cycling Team) Vos Marianne (Netherlands / Rabobank Liv Women Cycling Team) pictured during  training of the the Amgen Breakaway From Heart Disease Women’s Race Lake Tahoe - photo Anton Vos/Cor Vos © 2016
Toolbox: Back To Basics Transitio...
Hard day, easy day, repeat. Most athletes are familiar with the core tenant of periodized training. The concept is often lost when it comes time to apply it to the bigger training picture. The need for a recovery phase follow...
Bern - Suisse  - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Peter Sagan (SLK-Tinkoff) and his teammates taking a break from training at Lake Thun and drinking a Rivella    pictured during Restday 2 of the 2016 Tour de France in Bern, Switserland - photo JdM/PN/Cor Vos © 2016
Toolbox: To Off-Season or Not?
Road racers rejoice! The season is coming to a well earned finale for most of the World and it’s time for a tasty beverage, a big couch, and a slice or two of pizza! Or is it? Should you take a break or keep your foot on th...
Koksijde - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Van Aert Wout  (BEL) of Vastgoedservice - Golden Palace   pictured during the 3th leg of the men’s elite UCI cyclo-cross World Cup race in Koksijde - photo NV/PN/Cor Vos © 2015
Toolbox: Training for Cyclocross
Don’t start in a hole! Cyclocross is great fun and makes for some excellent fall training, but be careful and smartly manage your fatigue if you just completed a full season of road or MTB racing.
Race News
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Preview: Tre Valli Varesine
Tomorrow Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will start the Tre Valli Varesine, our penultimate Italian one-day race of the season. The UCI 1.HC event starts in the city of Saronno and will finish after 193km in Varese.
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Four Italian Races for Lampre-Merida
On Tuesday 27th the blue-fuchsia-green team will participate in the Tre Valli Varesine (192,9 km, from Saronno to Varese), which will be followed on Wednesday 28th by Milano-Torino (start from San Giuliano Milanese and arriva...
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Tinkoff Lines Up at Trio of Itali...
Three different Tinkoff line-ups will tackle three separate Italian one-day races this week, with Tre Valli Varesini kicking off the action on Tuesday, followed by Milano-Torino and Giro del Piemonte on Wednesday and Thursday...
Features
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London - England - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Bradley Wiggins (GBR) pictured during Time Trial TT - contre le montre zeittfahren - tijdrit - tijdrijden elite men Olympic Games 2012 - foto Cor Vos ©2012 *** local caption *** 00907064
Lee's Lowdown: WiggoGate!
Lowdown: You must have had your head buried deep in the sand to have missed the hacking of the WADA computer and the subsequent information releases. Bradley Wiggins seems to be the one who has been singled out for special in...
Montagny - France  - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Team  Lotto Soudal   pictured during stage 3 of the 67th edition of the Criterium du Dauphine Libere from Roanne to Montagny (24.5 kms) -TTT- Team Time Trial - on June 9, 2015 in France  - photo VK/PN/Cor Vos © 2015
Calling Time Out On The Team Time...
The Lotto Soudal team has announced that it will not be sending riders to participate in the World team time trial championships in Doha, Qatar in October. They say that the cash outlay is not worth the return in publicity to...
Sallent de Gallego. Aramon Formigal - Spain - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -   Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Columbia / Team Movistar) pictured during stage 15 from  Sabinanigo to Sallent de Gallego. Aramon Formigal - Vuelta Espana 2016 - photo Sabine Jacob/Cor Vos © 2016
Lee's Vuelta Lowdown: Colombian C...
Lowdown: Nairo Quintana has won his second Grand Tour, executed with perfect tactics and climbing strength. Lee Rodgers takes a look at the story behind the 2016 Vuelta a España victory and Power Meter Gate, time limits and ...
Readers' Rigs
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time-al-trees-940Writer's Rig: Al's Old Time-er
Our PEZ-man in Spain has been promising to tell us all about his 'Writer's Rig' for about twelve years and just when he is thinking of replacing his present Campagnolo equipped Time Edge, he has put finger to lap-top to give ...
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At seventy years old our reader today Albert from Massachusetts is carving up the beautiful back country roads of his state on a brand new Cannondale SuperSix Evo Hi-Mod decked out with Dura-Ace, Zipp 303's and more. He loves...
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Our reader today Benjamin from France has made his passion for cycling his work by producing his own carbon wheels for an ever growing clientele in France. Recently he's increased his business to carbon frames as our man in F...
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Reader Chris from California or 'Big Chris' as he's known has got one big bike to go with his 6ft6in body - A 63cm Cannondale SuperSIX Evo Carbon kitted out with Ultegra Di2 and DuraAce wheels and there's nothing more he love...
Travel
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RBC GranFondo Whistler 2016: Pez ...
TOP RIDE: I'm still basking in the afterglow of the 2016 RBC Gran Fondo Whistler - a big goal accomplished in better form than I'd expected. And after weeks of prep, and all the logistics of coordinating the family for the we...
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Top Ride: Gran Fondo Sestriere
“Eighteen and a half kilometers to enter the myth,” reported RCS Sport, describing this year’s return of the Gran Fondo La Marmotte–Sestriere–Colle delle Finistre cyclo sportive ride on July 24th, the second edition...
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TDF'16: Grand Finale - In the Sha...
Tour Stage Preview: The ASO certainly knows how to put on a spectacle. Each year, the Grand Depart is feted and celebrated, usually more for its cultural iconography than its significance for the actual race itself. So if set...
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Giro dell'Emilia 2016Sidi Scores a Triple at the Giro ...
Whether it’s a great tour or a one day classic, the song remains the same. The major players are always the formidable champions from the great Sidi team.
logo-cross-fest16-650KMC Cross Fest
Athletes on two wheels will dominate on dirt, grass and pavement at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Connecticut Sept. 30-Oct. 2. The eighth annual KMC Cross Fest will feature 37 bicycle races, including Professional Cyc...
logo-cycle-academy16-650Canadian U23 champion Benjamin Pe...
The Israel Cycling Academy team has officially embarked on its new status as a Pro Continental team with the signing of three time Canadian Under 23 National Champion and fast rising talent, Benjamin Perry, for the next two years.
Hoogeveen - Netherlands - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Lieselot Decroix (Lotto Belisol Ladies)  pictured during the Boels Rental Worldcup  Drente for women - photo Davy Rietbergen/Cor Vos © 2014Lieselot Decroix has Retired From...
The last stage of the Lotto Belgium Tour on Friday 9 September, with finish on the Vesten in Geraardsbergen, was the last race of Lieselot Decroix as a cyclist. It isn’t a final goodbye to cycling though, she will be involv...
Interviews
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US Hour Record-Man: Tom Zirbel Talks
There are ways of closing the book on your career, but one of the best must be to set a new Hour Record, and that is what Tom Zirbel did. The fast-man from Iowa put a kilometer and a half onto the previous US Hour Record to p...
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Retro PEZ Talk: Dave Lloyd
Retro PEZ Talk: It’s hard to believe that it’s 40 years since UK bike fans read the news that ‘wunderkind’ Dave Lloyd wasn’t going to achieve his dream of riding the Tour de France, in fact, his professional career ...
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PEZ Retro: US Groundbreaker David...
PEZ Retro Interview: There have been many names put forward as groundbreakers for North American riders in European professional cycling, but you will be hard pushed to find someone with a better claim than David Mayer-Oakes....
Pez Videos
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Monte Grappa - More Than a Mountain
Few mountains carry as many accolades as Monte Grappa. No matter which of its ten ascents you choose to ride the sense that you are in a special place resonates from the start.
airlok-key-black-wall-920Hiplok Kickstart First High Secur...
British bike security brand, Hiplok, is today launching a Kickstarter Campaign to bring the world’s first high security bicycle storage hanger, AIRLOK, to market. Combining Gold Rated security, effortless practicality and d...
Taming The Mighty 14,130ft/4,307m...
If there’s one climb that stands above all in Colorado it’s Mount Evans. Not only is it the highest summit of the Chicago Peaks, in the Front Range of the Rockies, but to top it off it’s the highest paved road in north ...
Zwatt's ZIMANOX Crank Stiffness
Erling's 18 year old summer intern colleague Morten has done a lot of the testing on the various power meters to learn how the basic torque measurement behaves under all sorts of different circumstances, put together a little...
Eurotrash
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Geraardsbergen - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Niki Terpstra (Netherlands / Team Etixx - Quick Step) pictured during  Eneco Tour stage -7 - UCI World Tour) from Bornem to Geraardsbergen - photo Tim van Wichelen/Cor Vos © 2016
EUROTRASH News Round Up Monday!
Sept 26, 2016 - Niki Terpstra pulled off quite a coup in the ENECO Tour, taking the overall victory. All the results and video from ENECO, Emilia, Sabatini and Beghelli. Other cycling news: Milano-Torino, GranPiemonte and con...
EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!
Sept 22, 2016 - With 18 teams chasing 17 WorldTour places, we take a look at the teams fighting for a place. ENECO Tour, Toscana and Vichte with race reports, results, quotes and video. Other cycling news: Contracts, Canada W...
Lake Tahoe - USA - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Bradley Wiggins   pictured during  stage - 5 of the Amgen Tour of California 2016 from Lodi to Lake Tahoe - photo Brian Hodes/Cor Vos © 2016***USA Out***
EUROTRASH News Round Up Monday!
Sept 19, 2016 - Since the hacking of the WADA computer, questions have been asked of Tour winners Froome and Wiggins - TOP STORY. European championships, GP Impanis, Agostoni, Vlaanderen champs, Memorial Pantani and the GP d'...
PezShop
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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…
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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...
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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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