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The PezCycling PeloPics photo gallery - our take on the best cycling photography from pro cycling's Tour de France, the Giro d'Italia, and all the big races, Top Rides and travel destinations, the coolest bikes and cycling gear, and riders like us. We'll show you the photos that make us want to ride our bikes, that tell a story, look cool, or you won't see anywhere else, from the best cycling photographers like pro racing specialists Cor Vos, Darrell Parks, & Sabine Jacob, and photographers who take the best pictures, and we welcome submissions from readers that are minimum 500kb in size, and you might just earn some Pez Socks if we post your photo. Please send your photos to content@pezcyclingnews.com. • Follow us on Instagram/PezCyclingNews and enjoy the best photos from PEZ anywhere you go.
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Peter Sagan VIP Charity Ride
KL Promotions LLC, in partnership with Conejo Pacific Events, are excited to announce the Peter Sagan VIP Charity Ride coming to Westlake Village, CA on Nov 18-20.
Cortals d¥Encamp  - Spain - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Christopher Froome (Team Sky)  pictured during La Vuelta 2015 Stage 11 from  Andorra la Vella to Cortals d¥Encamp - photo Sabine Jacob/Cor Vos © 2015
Toolbox: Handling Mental Fatigue
Ask a coach about “winning” and he might cite threshold power, great tactical acumen, or the importance of a strong team; each an important element without question, but what else goes into the equation? In the end it oft...
Puebla de Sanabria - Spain - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Vangenechten Jonas (Belgium / IAM Cycling) - Bennati Daniele (Italie / Team Tinkoff - Tinkov) - Valverde Belmonte Alejandro (Spain / Team Movistar)  pictured during stage 7 from Maceda to Puebla de Sanabria - Vuelta Espana 2016 - photo Miwa iijima/Cor Vos © 2016
VUELTA’16 St.7: Jumping Jonas!
Race Report: Stage 7 was a complicated affair, with a hard parcour it was not a day for the climbers and not a day for the sprinters. In the end a sprinter won, although Belgian Jonas Van Genechten is more of a ‘puncheur’...
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PEZ Talk: Adrien Costa - The Next...
Rider Interview: We've been following the stellar career of Axeon Hagens Berman's Adrien Costa and catching up with him for a chat between his top results. The problem this time 'round is that the victories are coming faster ...
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EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!
Aug 25, 2016 - More excitement from the Vuelta a España, but not for the best reasons - A big crash in the final kilometers that could have been avoided. All the news from Spain with results, reports and video. Other cycling...
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Retro'84 PEZ: The US Hits Europe!
Interview: As the Vuelta roared into life up in Galicia there were three US teams on the ramp, BMC, Cannondale and Trek – no big deal in this ‘Mondialised’ world of pro cycling. And of course the first US professional t...
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Puebla de Sanabria - Spain - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Vangenechten Jonas (Belgium / IAM Cycling) - Bennati Daniele (Italie / Team Tinkoff - Tinkov) - Valverde Belmonte Alejandro (Spain / Team Movistar)  pictured during stage 7 from Maceda to Puebla de Sanabria - Vuelta Espana 2016 - photo Miwa iijima/Cor Vos © 2016VUELTA’16 St.7: Jumping Jonas!
Race Report: Stage 7 was a complicated affair, with a hard parcour it was not a day for the climbers and not a day for the sprinters. In the end a sprinter won, although Belgian Jonas Van Genechten is more of a ‘puncheur’...
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Race Report: Another unpredictable day in Galicia for stage 6 of the Vuelta a España. Another solo winner, but not from the original break of the day; young Simon Yates attacked in the final 4 kilometers as the last of the b...
Lugo - Spain - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Gianni Meersman (Belgium / Team Etixx - Quick Step) - Fabio Felline (Italie / Trek Factory Racing) - Kevin Reza (France / Team FDJ)  pictured during stage 5 from Viveiro to Lugo - Vuelta Espana 2016 - photo Sabine Jacob/Cor Vos © 2016VUELTA'16 St.5: Meersman Survives...
Race Report: Another day at the Vuelta, more wild racing, beautiful scenery, joy and despair. Gianni Meersman (Etixx - Quick-Step) built on Sunday’s stage two win, with another sprint victory. For the favorites, the predict...
lavenir16-axeon-tt-podium-920Axeon Hagens Berman Blitz Tour de...
Four riders from the Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team finished in the top 10 of Tuesday's Stage 4 individual time trial at the Tour de l'Avenir, including winner Adrien Costa and runner-up Neilson Powless.
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cipollini16-nk1k-940Cipollini NK1K: The PEZ First Ride
The newest thoroughbred in the Cipollini stable, the NK1K, arrived in understated shades of grey and silver. Without the splash of fluorescent color that helped define the brand out of the gate, does this signal a more matur...
amclassic-tdf16cm-bill-ellen-940WHEELS: A To Z With American Classic
On the second rest day of the 2016 Tour de France Ed Hood caught up with Bill and Ellen of American Classic. Ed got the full alphabet of wheels from A to Z, plus the low-down on the wheels of top ten Tour stage finisher; Dan ...
ritchey16-streemll-940dRitchey Streem II Handlebar Review
The Ritchey Streem II carbon handlebar offers innovative shape, design features, and light weight. One of my favorite advantages of the carbon revolution in cycling has been the development of carbon handlebars - which has ...
Win Detergent pezcyclingnews.comStink Stomper: Win Detergent for ...
Win Detergent, specifically designed for performance synthetic fabrics, works very well in cutting the dirt, grime and oily residue that bactieria feed on to create that "synthetic clothing stink" that we all loath...
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Cortals d¥Encamp  - Spain - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme -  Christopher Froome (Team Sky)  pictured during La Vuelta 2015 Stage 11 from  Andorra la Vella to Cortals d¥Encamp - photo Sabine Jacob/Cor Vos © 2015
Toolbox: Handling Mental Fatigue
Ask a coach about “winning” and he might cite threshold power, great tactical acumen, or the importance of a strong team; each an important element without question, but what else goes into the equation? In the end it oft...
Calpe - Spain - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands / Team Giant - Alpecin) - Born bidon pictured during trainingstage Team Giant - Alpecin  - photo Anton Vos/Sabine Jacob/Cor Vos © 2015
Toolbox: Stage Racing Nutrition
Summer is the season of big rides for both pros and amateur cyclists alike. How does one fuel these big efforts, and how good are we at maintaining energy balance throughout multiple days of hard riding?
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Toolbox: Optimism And Performance
Think back to your last experience of competition. Perhaps it was a race, or simply a sprint for a local town sign. How did you perform? More importantly, how did you explain your performance?
Readers' Rigs
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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...
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Cannondale's SuperSix Evo has been a popular bike all over the world and today we have one reader who is certainly in love with the model - and the brand having a couple of Cannondales in his collection in South Africa. The S...
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You just can't beat steel and Brain Tjaden in Sausalito, California is in love with his lugged, handmade Mondonico shod with Shimano Dura Ace. This is no 'Old Classic' but a modern bike made in the Classic style... and style ...
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Lee's Lowdown: Cav The Olympic As...
Lowdown: Britain's Mark Cavendish has won the Olympic medal he so wanted, although it is not the color of metal he so desired it is still a medal, but at what cost? Lee Rodgers takes a look at the Olympic omnium and the gener...
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NeoPro: Jelly Belly p/b MAXXIS Wi...
Jelly Belly p/b MAXXIS NeoPro Jordan Cheyne had the best week of his career so far in Utah as part of the team that put Lachlan Morton in the final leaders yellow jersey. His Tour didn't start too well, but he soon got into t...
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Lee's Lowdown: Olympics - ShambOl...
The Olympic Games are well and truly underway, how can we tell? There is a cart load of controversy, accusations and sniping... Lee Rodgers, not a man to walk away from that kind of thing, has his two-penneth worth on the bac...
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Starting and finishing in the town of Plouay, the location of the 2000 Road World Championships, the Bretagne Classic Ouest-France will take the riders over a redesigned and less predictable course, consisting of several rele...
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Following a break after the Tour de France, and a trip to Rio to compete on the mountain bike at the Olympic Games, this year’s Green Jersey winner, Peter Sagan, returns to the road at the one-day Bretagne-Classic Ouest France.
petersaganPeter Sagan VIP Charity Ride
KL Promotions LLC, in partnership with Conejo Pacific Events, are excited to announce the Peter Sagan VIP Charity Ride coming to Westlake Village, CA on Nov 18-20.
logo-iam15Brittany Classic West France
In years past, the Brittany Classic West France, formerly known as the Grand Prix de Plouay, has always been raced over a demanding circuit, though this year it has received a facelift.
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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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Top Ride: Cycling in Valpolicella...
One of the best reasons for choosing a good bike hotel is their skill to show me the best their region has to offer - like routes, rides, food & drink that I simply could not find on my own. This ride (and subsequent wine ta...
Interviews
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utah16st6-costa-axeon-940PEZ Talk: Adrien Costa - The Next...
Rider Interview: We've been following the stellar career of Axeon Hagens Berman's Adrien Costa and catching up with him for a chat between his top results. The problem this time 'round is that the victories are coming faster ...
motta-team-940Retro'84 PEZ: The US Hits Europe!
Interview: As the Vuelta roared into life up in Galicia there were three US teams on the ramp, BMC, Cannondale and Trek – no big deal in this ‘Mondialised’ world of pro cycling. And of course the first US professional t...
watson-timmis-940PEZ Talk: Paul Watson Looks Back
Interview: On Sunday Paul Watson told us all about his ICF World championship win in Belgium recently and touched on his problems being a professional back in the '80s. In part 2 of his interview with Ed Hood, Paul looks back...
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Interview: Paul Watson was a road star of the '80s, and then... But only a few weeks ago he started training, then racing and now he is a World champion. Ed Hood managed to have a few words with the man, who is fighting back ...
Pez Videos
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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...
Tour of Utah Recap: Stage 7
Team Novo Nordisk riders Stephen Clancy (IRE) and Gerd de Keijzer recap a hard-fought Tour of Utah, where the young riders persevered to complete one of the toughest races of their careers.
Eurotrash
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EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!
Aug 25, 2016 - More excitement from the Vuelta a España, but not for the best reasons - A big crash in the final kilometers that could have been avoided. All the news from Spain with results, reports and video. Other cycling...
EUROTRASH News Round Up Monday!
Aug 22, 2016 - We look at the effect of winning so many medals at the Olympics for the GB team. EUROTRASH News Round Up: Vuelta a España, Hamburg, GP Scherens, Limousin and Veenendaal Classic with reports and video. In other...
EUROTRASH Vuelta Thursday!
Aug 18, 2016 - The Vuelta a España starts on Saturday and we have loads of news from Spain from the riders and teams. Who will win? That's one answer we don't have as the race is wide open. In other cycling news: Reports, re...
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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