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Lee’s Lowdown: GIRO Rest Day #3!
Ahead of the final hard week of the Giro d'Italia the peloton take their third rest day in north Italy and Lee Rodgers gives us his thoughts on the acton so far. Who's hot and who's not: Steven Kruijswijk looks like a Grand T...
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EUROTRASH Foliforov Monday!
May 23, 2016 - Giro d'Italia rest day number three and we catch up with all the weekend's action from Italy and ask the questions that are on everyone's minds. The Amgen Tour of California finished on Sunday and we have all t...
Corvara - Italy - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - pictured during stage 14 of the 99th Giro d’Italia 2016 from Castelrotto to Alpe di Siusi a Mountain Time Trial individual - foto LB/RB/Cor Vos © 2016
GIRO'16 St.15: Flying Foliforov!
Race Report: Alexander Foliforov pulled off the surprise of the Giro to take the stage win, behind there was a major GC reshuffle as Vincenzo Nibali's charge was halted. Overall leader, Steven Kruijswijk now has a bigger lead...
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It's the best contest on the web - ENTER TO WIN a one week cycling holiday for two with Bici Amore Mio at Italy's best bike hotels. As a loyal PEZ-Fan, you know we love riding in Italy, and by now you've either done it yours...
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GIRO'16: Stone Cathedrals Of The ...
The 2016 Giro d'Italia will start properly at the weekend as it launches into the final week of continuous mountain climbing. First on the menu are the Dolomites and who better to give us some background on cycling the 'Stone...
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EUROTRASH Jungels Thursday!
May 19, 2016 - Young Bob Jungels is the star of the moment in the Giro d'Italia, the pink jersey made a bold move off the front - attack is the best form of defense. All the action from the Giro and California with race repor...
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GIRO'16 Roadside: Rest Day With O...
PEZ Roadside: Everyone knows that the real Giro doesn't start until Ed Hood lands on Italian soil - and business item #1 was join team Orica-Greenedge on their final rest day.
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GIRO Rest Day #3: Bressanone
After fifteen stages, the 99th Giro d’Italia remains fascinating. Has Steven Kruijswijk already won it?, wonder the critics who underestimated him at the time of naming the pre-race favourites.
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Lee’s Lowdown: GIRO Rest Day #3!
Ahead of the final hard week of the Giro d'Italia the peloton take their third rest day in north Italy and Lee Rodgers gives us his thoughts on the acton so far. Who's hot and who's not: Steven Kruijswijk looks like a Grand T...
Russian rider Alexander Foliforov on the way of the 15th stage of Giro d’Italia cycling race from Castelrotto to Alpe di Siusi, 22 May 2016. ANSA/CLAUDIO PERI
Results & Comments: Stage 15 Giro...
Russian rider Alexander Foliforov of Gazprom-RusVelo was the surprise winner in the uphill time trial at Alpe di Siusi with an advantage of 16 hundredths of a second over Steven Kruijswijk.
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GIRO'16 St.15: Flying Foliforov!
Race Report: Alexander Foliforov pulled off the surprise of the Giro to take the stage win, behind there was a major GC reshuffle as Vincenzo Nibali's charge was halted. Overall leader, Steven Kruijswijk now has a bigger lead...
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GIRO'16: Good Morning Castelrotto!
Good morning from Stage 15 of the Giro d'Italia, 10.850km ITT from Castelrotto (Kastelruth) to Alpe di Siusi
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PEZ Roadside: Everyone knows that the real Giro doesn't start until Ed Hood lands on Italian soil - and business item #1 was join team Orica-Greenedge on their final rest day.
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Ahead of the final hard week of the Giro d'Italia the peloton take their third rest day in north Italy and Lee Rodgers gives us his thoughts on the acton so far. Who's hot and who's not: Steven Kruijswijk looks like a Grand T...
Arnhem - Netherlands - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Marcel Kittel (Germany / Team Etixx - Quick Step) - Andre Greipel (Germany / Team Lotto Soudal) pictured during stage 3 of th 99th Giro d'Italia 2016 from Nijmegen to Arnhem in the Netherlands - photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Davy Rietbergen/Cor Vos © 2016Lee's Lowdown: GIRO Rest Day #2!
After the first nine days of the Giro d'Italia, Lee Rodgers gives us his Lowdown on the action so far. The German sprinters get full marks as does Brambilla, Jungels and the Etixx - Quick-Step team. Lee is unsure of the form ...
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Our NeoPro Jordan Cheyne has a lot to talk about today as his Jelly Belly team took the overall win at the Tour of Gila with a top performance from Lachlan Morton. Jordan clearly enjoys being part of the winning team - he tak...
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SHANGHAI Bike Show Lowdown
Lee Rodgers took the weekend off from his usual Lowdowning on bike races and riders to have a look at the new bike offerings at the Shanghai Bike Show. When Lee visits one of these 'happenings' you can't expect a technical bl...
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Sea Otter 2016: More Gear!
With the Giro making their way from Holland to the southern tip of Italy, it's perfect timing to start the week with more of the coolest gear from the 2016 Sea Otter Classic and bits from Masi Bicycles, Ortlieb Packs, Topeak,...
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Scott FOIL TEAM ISSUE Review
Nothing shouts success like winning a Monument, Matt Hayman's 2016 Paris-Roubaix victory on Scott's newly designed FOIL Team Issue was an unexpected score for both the Team Orica-GreenEdge journeyman and the Swiss bike brand....
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Greve - Italy - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Gianluca Brambilla (Etixx - Quick Step) pictured during stage 9 of the 99th Giro d'Italia 2016 from Radda to Greve ITT - Time Trial individual - foto LB/RB/Cor Vos © 2016Toolbox: Lower Back and Neck Pain
The Giro’s decisive Chianti TT this past Sunday placed a heavy emphasis on both massive power AND aerodynamics. The key to both is a healthy and strong lower back and neck. What are some symptoms and management of pain in t...
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How do you go about making a scientific comparison of cycling training over time? Every parent, at some time or another, probably has given the “when I was your age” speech to their kids. And within any sport, an ageless...
Pra Loup - France - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Contador Velasco Alberto (Team Tinkoff Saxo) pictured during le Tour de France 2015 - stage 17 - from Digne-les-Bains to Pra Loup on wednesday 22-07-2015 - 161 KM - photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Sabine Jacob/Marketa Navratilova/Cor Vos © 2015Toolbox: One Watt of Motivation
Life sometimes gives us moments to reflect on who we are and why we do some things. What is your motivation for cycling? When it’s crunch time, what do you hold onto as the reason you are gutting it out rather than dropping off?
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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 bike to see how t...
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Readers' Rigs: Giant TCR Advanced...
Sometimes a Readers' Rig doesn't have to be a much loved heirloom or a custom bling machine, it could also be an off the rack new bike like today's reader Jonathon from Oakland with his Giant TCR Advanced SL1. There's nothing...
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Readers' Rigs: Bull Horned Steely!
We've had everything from custom carbon, aero wonder superbikes and even museum stunners featured in Readers' Rigs but we've never had a bull horned, custom steel bike until today. Kevin from Lancanshire's unique steel ride c...
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Readers' Rigs: Specialized E5 Sma...
Just over two years since his last appearance in Readers' Rigs, Pez fan Joey from San Fransisco is back with a new rig - a very smartly presented black Specialized E5 Smartweld. Quite a difference from his loud and proud pink...
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The 2016 Giro d'Italia will start properly at the weekend as it launches into the final week of continuous mountain climbing. First on the menu are the Dolomites and who better to give us some background on cycling the 'Stone...
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GIRO'16: Tuscan Tradition & History
The Giro d'Italia will visit Tuscany this weekend with a time trial in the heart of one of the world's most famous wine regions - Chianti. Sunday's race against the clock is important, but it's only a small part of the histor...
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Portland Brevet: Pack Light, Trav...
Going further and bringing less stuff is the goal of this inaugural Portland Brevet - not an easy task for most cyclists. But riding self-supported can be an adventure unto itself, that frees the mind and body to fully immer...
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Neilson Powless did not let a slide from fifth to ninth overall on Sunday's final stage of the Amgen Tour of California spoil an otherwise impressive performance by the youngest rider in the race.
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Another amazing team performance made it two wins in two days on Swiss roads when Lotta Lepistö sprinted to victory in SwissEver GP Cham - Hagendorn on Sunday. This follows the previous day's victory in Berner Rundfahrt wher...
Giro d’Italia 2016Foliforov Wins Giro TT
Historic victory for the Gazprom-RusVelo in Giro d’Italia. Alexander Foliforov triumphs in the time trial of the Dolomites at Alpi di Siusi, the 15th stage of the Giro.
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Neilson Powless survived a high-speed tire blowout, a separate crash and he needed a furious chase to preserve his lead Saturday in the SRAM "best young rider" standings at the Amgen Tour of California.
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GIRO Rider Rick Zabel Gets PEZ'd
Giro Rider Interview: The second rest day of the 2016 Giro d'Italia didn't have such a long transfer as the trek from Holland to the south of Italy on the first rest day. Ed Hood got hold of BMC's Rick Zabel just north of Flo...
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Axeon's Adrien Costa Gets PEZ'd!
Rider Interview: Axeon Hagens Berman's Adrien Costa is a man to watch, especially after his recent overall win in the French Under 23 Tour de Bretagne. Ed Hood caught up with Adrien after his second World silver medal last ye...
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GIRO Rider Songezo Jim Gets PEZ'd
Giro Rider Interview: During a hectic first rest day on the Giro d'Italia, Ed Hood tracked down Dimension Data's Songezo Jim to get his impression of the 2016 Giro so far. We get the inside line from the South African on the ...
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Bala - Final Rest Day
valverde's feelings during the last weekend, the stages ahead, rivals, team-mates, the 'tifosi' and his enormous will to improve the current 4th place he holds in the overall classification of the 'Corsa Rosa.'
BiKASE Launches Superband on Kick...
I get a lot more requests from people peddling the 'next big thing' on Kickstarter than I ever consider adding as 'content' worthy of our readers' attention, but I do like the new Superband from BiKASE.
I Am Specialized: Axel Merckx
Axel Merckx & the Axeon Hagens Berman team in preparation for the Tour of California. In a past life, Axel Merckx was a Giro stage winner, Belgian National Champion, and Olympic medalist.
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EUROTRASH Foliforov Monday!
May 23, 2016 - Giro d'Italia rest day number three and we catch up with all the weekend's action from Italy and ask the questions that are on everyone's minds. The Amgen Tour of California finished on Sunday and we have all t...
EUROTRASH Jungels Thursday!
May 19, 2016 - Young Bob Jungels is the star of the moment in the Giro d'Italia, the pink jersey made a bold move off the front - attack is the best form of defense. All the action from the Giro and California with race repor...
EUROTRASH Gianluca Monday!
16 May, 2016 - If the Giro d'Italia wasn't enough we now have the Tour of California! You expect Peter Sagan to win, but when a rider like Gianluca Brambilla takes the overall lead in a Grand Tour, that's something else. All ...
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On all orders of $98 or more!  How's about we start Spring right with some awesome savings on PEZ Kit?  Mrs. Pez is asking when I'm going to clear out those boxes in my workshop... which usually means it's time for a sale.
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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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ATOC'16 St.8: Stage For Cav!
After 782 miles and eight days of racing, 23 year-old Julian Alaphilippe (Etixx – Quick-Step) clinched the 2016 Amgen Tour of California. Megan Guarnier (Boels-Dolmans) also celebrated victory in Sacramento as the four-day ...
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ATOC'16 St.7: Win For Kristoff!
With thousands of fans lining the streets of Santa Rosa, Team KATUSHA’s star sprinter Alexander Kristoff catapulted to a stage win, his eighth of the season, by a rim over all-time Amgen Tour of California stage win record ...
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ATOC'16 St.6 Folsom TT!
The name of the game was “fast” in Folsom today as the 140 men competing in the 2016 Amgen Tour of California raced the clock in their individual time trial event, with Australian Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing Team) recording ...