Retro Interview: Multi-champion in the 80s on the road and then do it all again on a mountain bike in the 90s, with a World championship thrown in, is quite unique. Ruthie Matthes did it and more. Ed Hood caught up with the lady from Idaho for a chat over old times and what is in the present for the champ.
Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio stormed to victory during Friday’s Festival Elsy Jacobs prologue. She was followed closely by Lisa Klein who finished second, placing two riders on the podium for Cervélo Bigla Pro Cycling Team.
The 100th edition of the Giro d'Italia opens with three stages on the island of Sardegna - and then quickly logs a rest day to transfer to Sicily at the tip of the boot. I was there in 2008 for the Big Start, and discovered a city and island unlike any other place in Italy, and after my initial shock, my fondness for the place grew 'con molto veloce'.
Bell Helmets kickoff of its “Bell All-Stars” storytelling campaign that celebrates the rich history of the athletic and racing pursuits of some of its “All-Star” athletes who have competed in Bell and inspired generations to pursue greatness - their first video features Leonard Harvey Nitz.
Rider Interview: Michal Kolar is maybe a name you've not hear that much, but when you see the work he does for double World champion Peter Sagan; he is a rider you should be watching. Ed Hood caught up with the Prague born, Canadian grown, Slovakian resident recently.
April 27, 2017 - Michael Albasini won a wet Romandie stage 1, we have all the results and video from Switzerland. Top Story - The world of cycling says goodbye to Michele Scarponi. Other cycling news: The build-up to the 2017 Giro d'Italia, Eschborn-Frankfurt, Yoann Offredo attacked and Philippe Gilbert has returns to racing.
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.
Over 6,000 people attended the Tuesday service to lay to rest Michele Scarponi in his home town of Filottrano in the Marche region of Italy, including many top cyclists from the past and present who were there to pay their last respects. We say goodbye with a photographic tribute to a very special man.
On the same weekend as the death of Michele Scarponi; news came through that English/Italian rider of the 60s, 70s and 80s Phil Edwards had passed away at his home in Monaco. Ed Hood pays his tribute to one of the stars of English cycling who made it big on the continent.