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Top Ride: Lombardia Corsa!
Lombardia Ride: Sometimes you gotta point the car at the cliff and give ‘er some stick. Okay, maybe heading out for an awesome solo ride may not be quite the same... but sometimes heading into the unknown is best approached...
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The 1952 Giro Di Lombardia
Lombardia Retro: Utter confusion was the look on my face when Alessandro handed me the old newspaper and said it was a gift. Upon closer inspection, I realized I was holding the official program of the 1952 Giro di Lombardia...
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Volagi Bikes' Co-Founder In Coma
Volagi Bikes co-founder Robert Choi was hit by a vehicle while on his bike yesterday. He survived, but is currently in a coma in hospital. The small brand's daily operations have been suspended until Robert is back.
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Il Lombardia'07: Ed's First Falli...
Retro PEZ: Saturday's 2016 Il Lombardia will be the 110th edition of the race, the final Classic of the season is the oldest on the calendar. Ed Hood isn't old enough to remember the first edition in 1905, but has had a roman...
Geraardsbergen - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Rohan Dennis (Australia / BMC Racing Team)  pictured during  Eneco Tour stage -7 - UCI World Tour) from Bornem to Geraardsbergen - photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Tim van Wichelen/Miwa iijima/Cor Vos © 2016
EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!
Sept 29, 2016 - The BMC team are about to make an announcement and rumor has it that the team has a new co-sponsor, we look at the team situation in 'TOP STORY'. On the race front: Milano-Torino and the Tre Valli Varesine wit...
Bergamo - Italy  - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Fabio Aru (Italy / Team Astana)   pictured during Il Lombardia 2014  - Giro di Lombardia - photo LB/RB/ Cor Vos © 2014
Il Lombardia'16: The PEZ Preview
Race Preview: The Giro di Lombardia, or as it is now known 'Il Lombardia' kicks off from Como on Saturday morning to finish in Bergamo after 240 punishing kilometers, with a saw-tooth profile for the final 100K. Ed Hood takes...
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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 Tangent Layup…we were intrigued… Interesting choice of acronym consideri...
eurobike16-sportful-940Eurobike '16 #6: Sportful Apparel
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...
eurobike16-day5-940Eurobike'16 #5: Campagnolo & Bianchi
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.
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Lombardia '16: Chaves Wins First ...
Race Report: As a former Colombian track champion it was obvious that Rigoberto Uran (Cannondale & Colombia) would be fastest of the three desperados raging into the Bergamo finish line at the end of the 110th Lombardia – b...
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Curran Runner-Up In Olympia's To...
Four Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team riders racing for USA Cycling's Under 23 squad finished in the top 15 in Thursday's individual time trial at the Olympia's Tour including U.S. Under 23 time trial champion Geoffrey Curran...
Bergamo - Italy  - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Fabio Aru (Italy / Team Astana)   pictured during Il Lombardia 2014  - Giro di Lombardia - photo LB/RB/ Cor Vos © 2014
Il Lombardia'16: The PEZ Preview
Race Preview: The Giro di Lombardia, or as it is now known 'Il Lombardia' kicks off from Como on Saturday morning to finish in Bergamo after 240 punishing kilometers, with a saw-tooth profile for the final 100K. Ed Hood takes...
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The 1952 Giro Di Lombardia
Lombardia Retro: Utter confusion was the look on my face when Alessandro handed me the old newspaper and said it was a gift. Upon closer inspection, I realized I was holding the official program of the 1952 Giro di Lombardia...
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Il Lombardia'07: Ed's First Falli...
Retro PEZ: Saturday's 2016 Il Lombardia will be the 110th edition of the race, the final Classic of the season is the oldest on the calendar. Ed Hood isn't old enough to remember the first edition in 1905, but has had a roman...
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Lombardia 1905: Gerbi The "Red De...
The Giro di Lombardia was born in 1905, and Giovanni Gerbi – called the red devil – was the first winner. The story of his break – planned in a devilish way, and realized with so much strength – has become a well kno...
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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 ...
AlbertDalia_coverReaders' Rigs: 2016 Cannondale Su...
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...
basaltwheelscoverReaders' Rigs: BasaltWheels RLX B...
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...
cannondale_coverReaders' Rigs: Cannondale SuperSI...
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...
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Top Ride: Lombardia Corsa!
Lombardia Ride: Sometimes you gotta point the car at the cliff and give ‘er some stick. Okay, maybe heading out for an awesome solo ride may not be quite the same... but sometimes heading into the unknown is best approached...
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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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logo-lombardia-650Il Lombardia 2016 Start List
The 110th edition of Il Lombardia NamedSport, organised by RCS Sport/La Gazzetta dello Sport, starts on Saturday morning in Como and finishes in the late afternoon, after 241 gruelling kilometres, in Bergamo. The official Sta...
logo-etixx-press-release16Etixx – Quick-Step to Eurométr...
As the season draws closer to its end, our team sets its eyes on several one-day races.
volagi-robertchoiVolagi Bikes' Co-Founder In Coma
Volagi Bikes co-founder Robert Choi was hit by a vehicle while on his bike yesterday. He survived, but is currently in a coma in hospital. The small brand's daily operations have been suspended until Robert is back.
cervelo-bigla-pohl-920Pohl extends contract, changes fo...
Stephanie Pohl has extended her contract with the Cervélo Bigla Pro Cycling Team. The decision also sees her approaching 2017 with more of a focus on the road discipline with her track ambitions taking a backseat for most of...
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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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EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!
Sept 29, 2016 - The BMC team are about to make an announcement and rumor has it that the team has a new co-sponsor, we look at the team situation in 'TOP STORY'. On the race front: Milano-Torino and the Tre Valli Varesine wit...
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...
PezShop
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pezsock-2015-full940PEZ 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…
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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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