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GIRO'16 Roadside: Pain On Paganella!
PEZ Roadside: The final week of the Giro d'Italia is here and Ed Hood hit the ground running on his first day on the road Giro chasing. Stage 16 may have been short, but it wasn't short on excitement as the GC men turned the ...
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GIRO'16 St.16: Valiant Valverde's...
Race Report: Final week and the big guns were ready to sound but after a superfast stage the only one to fire was the Green Bullet as Alejandro Valverde took his first Giro stage win. Steven Kruijswijk had been forecast to lo...
Corvara - Italy - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - illustration - sfeer - illustratie pictured during  stage 14 of the 99th Giro d’Italia 2016 from Alpago to Corvara 210 km  - foto LB/RB/Cor Vos © 2016
Toolbox: Epic Climbing Training
The Taiwan KOM Challenge offers up 11,000 feet of elevation gain in a 62 mile jaunt up the increasingly legendary Wuling Climb. Our Matt McNamara conquered it last October, and Toolbox Editor Dr. Stephen Cheung is tackling it...
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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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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...
Alpe di Siusi - Italy - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Alexander Foliforov (Gazprom - RusVelo  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
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...
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Dutch rider Steven Kruijswijk of Team Lotto Jumbo, celebrates on the podium wearing the overall leader's pink jersey after the 16th stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race over 132km from Bressanone to Andalo, Italy, 24 May 2016. ANSA/ALESSANDRO DI MEO
Results & Comments: Stage 16 Giro...
The Spanish rider Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team) has won Stage 16 of the 99th Giro d'Italia, 132km from Bressanone/Brixen to Andalo. Steven Kruijswijk (Team Lotto NL - Jumbo) finished second, with Ilnur Zakarin (Team Katu...
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GIRO'16 Roadside: Pain On Paganella!
PEZ Roadside: The final week of the Giro d'Italia is here and Ed Hood hit the ground running on his first day on the road Giro chasing. Stage 16 may have been short, but it wasn't short on excitement as the GC men turned the ...
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GIRO'16 St.16: Valiant Valverde's...
Race Report: Final week and the big guns were ready to sound but after a superfast stage the only one to fire was the Green Bullet as Alejandro Valverde took his first Giro stage win. Steven Kruijswijk had been forecast to lo...
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GIRO'16: Good Morning Bressanone!
Bressanone/Brixen, 24 May 2016 – Good morning from Stage 16 of the Giro d'Italia, 132km from Bressanone/Brixen to Andalo, a medium mountain stage with two long climbs.
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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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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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LAZER Z1+LifeBEAM: Heart Sensing...
Lazer and LifeBEAM are a couple of companies that make things for people that go much-much faster than a bicycle… Lazer are at home at 200+ MPH on moto helmets and LifeBEAM’s head gear additions travel around at speeds t...
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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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Corvara - Italy - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - illustration - sfeer - illustratie pictured during  stage 14 of the 99th Giro d’Italia 2016 from Alpago to Corvara 210 km  - foto LB/RB/Cor Vos © 2016Toolbox: Epic Climbing Training
The Taiwan KOM Challenge offers up 11,000 feet of elevation gain in a 62 mile jaunt up the increasingly legendary Wuling Climb. Our Matt McNamara conquered it last October, and Toolbox Editor Dr. Stephen Cheung is tackling it...
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...
Roma - Italy - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Fausto Coppi stockphoto BC - photo Cor Vos © 2013Toolbox: Comparing Cycling Genera...
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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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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Stone Cathedrals Of The Dolomites
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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logo-giant-alpecin15Race Preview: May 23 - 31
The 86th edition of the Baloise Belgium Tour starts this Wednesday with a course providing opportunities for every type of rider to shine.
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Wanty-Groupe Gobert will line-up this week in the Baloise Belgium Tour with Frederik Backaert, Tom Devriendt, Kenny Dehaes, Enrico Gasparotto, Björn Thurau, Jérôme Baugnies, Danilo Napolitano and Dimitri Claeys.
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A solid and well-rounded 8-man outfit capable of leaving its stamp on the race will line up in Beveren, on Wednesday.
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Saturday’s stage will be akin to a mini Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Among the 12 expected difficulties, the Cote de la Redoute will remind the riders of la Doyenne. Considering the challenging profile of the entire stage, it wi...
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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...
Kuala Kangsar - Malaysia  - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Songezo Jim (Dimension Data)  pictured during Tour de Langkawi 2016 - stage 3 from Kulim to Kuala Kangsar 107.8 km  - photo LB/RB/Cor Vos © 2016
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 ...
Pez Videos
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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.
Eurotrash
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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 ...