The first day of the PEZ & Velo Classic "Giro della Gazzetta" cycling trip this May opens with a day in Milano - watching the Giro d'Italia final TT stage in one of the world's most fashionable cities. The entertainment never stops here, and viewing the race will be just part of an awesome opening day.
Eddie Dunbar climbed into fifth overall Thursday at Volta ao Alentejo to take the lead in the "best young rider" category while teammates Chris Lawless and Ivo Oliveira finished fifth and sixth, respectively, on Stage 2 to help the Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team top the team standings.
Retro Interview: Following on in our series of retro interviews; Ed Hood spoke to Danish 'workman' professional Per Bausager. For 13 years Bausager plied his trade in Belgium and Italy, but he was highly thought of and was repeatedly called back to Italy by the top team leaders.
Feb 23, 2017 - Chaves to ride Tour, Yates' brother for the Giro - Top Story. Other cycling news: Alentejo, La Provence, teams preview Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, Kuurne and Abu Dhabi, teams for Roubaix and Ardennes, Tour de Pologne, sponsor for UAE and Roglic extends with LottoNL-Jumbo. A full EUROTRASH Thursday.
Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne Preview: It must be spring at last as the first weekend of Classics crash onto the cobbles of the 2017 season. Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday, followed by Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne on Sunday. Ed Hood clues us in with the course and running for the opening Flemish Classics.
In these cool winter days of February, not everyone feels like going out on a bike ride, especially if it’s not part of your job but merely a pleasant hobby. But now I'm starting to feel the first inklings of spring on my skin.
Alejandro Valverde reflects on feelings after making the select group of active riders with more than hundred pro victories: fourth within current generation, second-ever Spaniard to reach the milestone
Alejandro Valverde reflects on feelings after making the select group of active riders with more than hundred pro victories: fourth within current generation, second-ever Spaniard to reach the milestone.
Team KATUSHA ALPECIN announces a partnership with the Dutch Topcompetition. The Swiss WorldTour team rewards the winner of the Wattmeister Challenge with a genuine internship. "Wattmeister" is the title of the rider reaching the highest wattage per kilogram in 2017 on a smart trainer device.
Just in time for the Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team's first race, the world's leading development program has launched its new website. Constructed and produced by technology partner NEON Adventures, axeonhb.com provides both traditional and non-traditional features for a cycling team website.
Easily the most exciting thing I've seen this year in tech is the new electronic gruppo from FSA - the WE group. In the works for years, it's got electronic wireless shifting, new levers, derailleurs, crankset, and looks like a legit contender in the electronic gruppo space. Here's the PEZ first look.
It happens every Spring - the first few group rides of the year brutally reawaken the realities of the highly variable nature of racing. What are the neuromuscular differences between hard constant efforts and group races?
Rider Interview: New writer at PEZ, Luke Maguire, lives in the Basque Country and regularly trains with the stars on their home terrain. Luke's first interview is with Dimension Data's Igor Anton, a pro for over 12 years, but with a palmarès that possibly doesn't reflect his vast experience.
Feb 20, 2017 - Three winners at the weekend; two young guys and one not so young. All the news from Oman, Algarve and Andalucia. Tiernan-Locke retires-Top Story. Other cycling news: Abu Dhabi Tour, Cervélo Bigla team and Jens Keukelaire crashes while training in Spain and might miss Het Het Nieuwsblad. EUROTRASH coffee time.
A legacy of abuse and sexism unfortunately continues to simmer just beneath the surface of women’s professional cycling – and particularly within the smaller and more thinly-supported teams. Steve Maxwell and Joe Harris from the Outerline talk to riders and suggest how to 'strengthen all of global pro cycling'.