Photo Special: Earlier this month Andy Schleck said that he would race no more. The younger half of the most successful brother combination in modern cycling would not turn a pedal in anger again due to the knee injury he sustained in the Tour de France. We pay tribute to Andy Schleck with a photo special.
“From Head to Toe”…watch the video for the debut of the book by Dino Signori, founder and owner of Sidi Sport. Special guests World Champions: Michal Kwiatkowski, Tony Cairoli, Kiara Fontanesi.
“From Head to Toe”...watch the video for the debut of the book by Dino Signori, founder and owner of Sidi Sport. Special guests World Champions: Michal Kwiatkowski, Tony Cairoli, Kiara Fontanesi.
Drapac Professional Cycling is pleased to announce that up-and-coming sprinter, Brenton Jones, will join the squad from 2015.
Rider Interview: One of the most surprising signings of the 2012/13 transfer season was the move from the US amateur team Californian Giant to mighty WorldTour outfit Astana by 22 year-old Evan Huffman from Elk Grove. Ed Hood caught up with him for a chat about the past and the future.
This past weekend the Cyclocross World Cup kicked off in Valkenberg with a commanding win by Lars Van der Haar, after a typically audacious start for the young gun. The ability to sprint for the hole shot by LVdH and another young star like Mathieu Van der Poel are impressive and, surely, taxing, but how taxing are they?
Germany’s only professional cycling team, which is built around its new German name sponsor BORA, has signed Steffen Radochla as its Sport Director. During his thirteen-year career in professional cycling Radochla competed in all race classes, most recently with Team Euskatel – Euskadi on the WorldTour.
Tinkoff-Saxo’s Michael Valgren finished 4th in Japan Cup, which also marked the end of the season for the team.
Sarto, Wahoo, Lake, Zipp, Xpedo and Visijax. Yet more of the latest and greatest bike tech from Interbike 2014.
Oct 20, 2014 - No 3 GT's in one season competition (this year) for the top men, plus road action from Japan and cross from Europe in a full EuroTrash Monday. In other cycling news: we preview the Tour of Hainan, talk to Alejandro Valverde, Lotto Belisol round-up their season, plus rider and team news. Coffee!
On the final day of the UEC European Track Championships RusVelo riders, representing Russian national squad, made it to the keirin podium twice.
Roadside Reload: Grand Tour veteran Ed Hood was at the 2013 Giro d'Italia covering the action for PEZ and the stage to Vicenza that year has practically the same profile and course as stage 12 for the Giro'15. We retrace Ed's day of fun on the Crosara climb and look forward to next years Italian Tour.
Go ahead...make my Saturday. Or in this case it was Thursday - when I reached the winner of the Elite Hydro-Mag Trainer - Matt Whetton of Clovis California - another long time PEZ-Fan, and a darn happy one when I told him the news.
Team Giant-Shimano this week held its first Fan Day, in cooperation with several of the team's partners at the Fortuna Sittard Stadion in The Netherlands.
Omega Pharma – Quick-Step Cycling Team is pleased to announce that it has renewed its partnership with janom s.r.o. for the next two seasons (2015-2016).
Men's professional cycling: it's all about glamour. Jaguar team cars; on-demand massages; garages full of the latest super-light carbon wonderbikes; worshipful fans; exotic locales with breathtaking scenery; breathtaking podium girls; the big bucks and global recognition. But then again perhaps not as Phil Gaimon details in “Pro Cycling on $10 a Day” .
First day of the European track championships in Guadeloupe saw RusVelo riders on the podium, wearing national team colors, three times.
Tomorrow, Saturday 18th October, Frederik Willems will ride his last race as a pro, in Sint-Jan-in-Eremo. The 35-year-old man from East-Flanders will become sports director in the Lotto Soudal team next year. At the beginning of August Willems fell at a training trip and got some severe injuries. He needed surgery of his collar bone. This forced him to rest some weeks. Since three weeks he started training again. Just a few ribs are still causing some problems.
Rapha Condor JLT’s Ed Clancy has added a third European Team Pursuit title to his impressive palmares, while representing Great Britain at the European Track Championships in Guadeloupe.
Stage 20 of the 2015 Giro d'Italia serves up the 2148m high Colle della Finestre as its final battle ground. I logged one of my all time Top Rides here in 2005 as Il Falco swooped to a 28 second GC victory from Gilberto Simoni. Here's how the day played out...