Today on PEZ we travel over to Europe where our ex racer Chris in France has been checking out some cool new products from BBB accessories and Scicon Bags and our ex-Pro mechanic Alastair in Spain has been spinning his legs with the latest in accessories from Wahoo. 3 products that won't break the bank but proved to be very practical indeed.
Classic archival video of the Devil Didi Senft losing his trident at the Giro d'Italia.
Another article on goal setting? Really? How hard can it be? If 2014 was everything you planned it to be, congratulations and no need to read any further. However, if things got away from you or you are ending the year feeling that things were left undone, read on for more information on how to make the most of your goals.
The World's didn't quite go as planned for the almighty Squadra Azzuro in Ponferrada, but they did have one of the best looking, and fastest team kits at the race - the Castelli Sanremo 3.0 Speed Suit in custom Italian blue livery - very nice indeed.
So far the tv coverage of racing in Ponferrada has been anything but picturesque, so PEZ took a trip to the nearby ancient and scenic caves of Las Medulas for a taste of local culture, chorizo suasages, and gelato.
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 following the 'hard ' part of the season is often over looked, undervalued and misunderstood.
With the 2014 Taiwan KOM Challenge coming up it's time to look back at some of the events of the past to get you in the mood.
Congratulations to Sam Thompson - winner of the CX Skinsuit by Verge cycling apparel - just in time for 'cross season.
The PezCycling News team's Gordan Cameron said Wednesday night that he was “disappointed” in himself over a rare error which initially appeared in danger of compromising the team's of the Vuelta a Espana, specifically the finishing order at the first intermediate sprint.
Never one to shy away from a splashy media launch - Super Mario Cipollini's latest bike - the NUKE time trial machine - arrives with a video trailer worthy of Hollywood.
We usually think of Europe when it comes to cyclist-friendly people and cultures, a completely different experience than what we get at home in North America. But Guadeloupe is much closer to home, and as we recently discovered, is also home to a people who absolutely love cyclists, and cycling.
Photo Report: Our husband and wife reporting team of Travis and Angelica Dixon hit the roads of Colorado one last time on Sunday to capture all the action and atmosphere of the final stage from Boulder to Denver. Travis was on the bike and Angelica on the photo-moto for what was yet another great day's racing through the spectacular Colorado countryside.
Photo Report: Yet another day of heavy rain in Colorado for stage 6. But that didn't dampen Angelica & Travis Dixon's (or the fans) enthusiasm for the USA Pro Challenge and today we get a lesson on how to describe the weather conditions 16 different ways.
Photo Report: The weather conditions may have been difficult but that didn't stop the fans from having a great time in Colorado. Angelica & Travis Dixon got amongst the fans today to capture all the atmosphere, great times and craziness that make up the USA Pro Cycling Challenge.
Photo Report: Roadside at the Colorado Springs circuit for Stage 4 Angelica Dixon captured all the atmosphere, action and amazing views of the region as Jens Voigt put in what could possibly be his last trademark attack.
USAPCC’14 St.02: The weather was much better on day 3 of the USA Pro Challenge and that brought out the fans in their thousands. Travis and Angelica found some of the craziest, maddest bike fans in Colorado. The racing wasn't too bad either!
USAPCC’14 St.02: Day 2 of the USA Pro Challenge was definitely a challenge for everybody. The peloton was in for a hard day in the saddle, with rain, altitude and steep climbs. It wasn’t only the PEZ roadside team that needed the beer hand ups and maybe even the Tequila!
USAPCC'14 St.01: The USA Pro Cycling Challenge rolled out of, and through the mountain high roads of Aspen as stage 1's three lap circuit got this year's race underway. PEZ was roadside at the start to get close up look at what's become a much anticipated event on the US Pro calendar.
Interview: The United Bicycle Institute has been teaching the art of steel & titanium frame building - and complete bicycle mechanics, for almost 35 years. We talked to UBI founder Ron Sutphin about what makes these wheels turn, and a lot more.
Roadside Report: The big Basque one day classic in San Sebastian will battle it out this Saturday, so this gives us a great excuse to re-read Peter Easton’s Basque experience from last year. Cycling and food go hand in race mitt, especially in the Province of Gipuzcoa, Peter immersed himself in the Basque culture for 2½ unforgettable weeks of riding, food and great times.