PezCycling News - What's Cool In Road Cycling : By Author

BY AUTHOR Shawn Stott


Saturday June 15, 2019
Corey Fox is famous for his penny-pinching 'CheapOh' articles, but dug deep in his pockets to beautifully finish this carbon frame from Sarto. Top end wheels, bars, stem and saddle are topped off with the lower-end group from SRAM.
Friday June 14, 2019
Rider Interview: There have been many tough riders that have come up from 'Down Under' to battle on the roads and velodromes of the Northern Hemisphere, but Dean Woods has one of the best and varied palmarés. Ed Hood caught up with the man from Wangaratta recently for a 'long' chat.
Thursday June 13, 2019
Travel: Italy, land of vino, pasta, Fausto Coppi and home of the ultimate retro-ride. L’Eroica, “the Heroic,” runs every October and of course PEZman Leslie Reissner had to join the lucky participants enjoying some fine weather, great food and some truly terrible roads on heavy bicycles with inappropriate gearing and lousy brakes. What could be better?
Thursday June 13, 2019
June 13, 2019 - Bad news for Chris Froome and Ineos as he crashes out of the Dauphiné and probably the rest of the season. Pantano and Manzana-Top Story. Results and video from Dauphiné and OVO Women’s Tour. Suisse and Argovie teams, Jumbo-Visma Tour, De Gendt all Tours, Devenyns with Deceuninck, Champs-Élysées, European Champs and Brammeier to have baby.
Wednesday June 12, 2019
PEZ readers familiar with SCICON probably know the brand for their air travel bike cases which are used by more than a few professional bike racing teams. But SCICON isn’t only in the business of protecting your bike. With their recently released Aerotech sunglasses, SCICON now offers protection for your eyes.
Tuesday June 11, 2019
Toolbox: Getting into a more aero position on your bike definitely makes you faster, and we've seen all kinds of variations by riders like Froome, Pantani, Sagan and more. We look at some actual wind tunnel testing to get to the bottom of which position on your bike is fastest for riding and also descending.
Monday June 10, 2019
Ed's Rant: We are in that limbo between Giro d'Italia and Tour de France and Ed Hood has itchy fingers to get a few things off his chest - Rant Time! There are no boundaries for our resident 'Grumpy Old Man' as he looks at the good and bad of cycling past and future...
Monday June 10, 2019
June 10, 2019 - Tour build-up with the Dauphiné-results and video, also Hammer Limburg, Lugano and Slovenian TT champs. Van der Poel to ride road Worlds-Top Story. Gilbert not to retire, no Tour for Martínez, Monfort preparations, contract for Mørkøv, Ellingworth to Bahrain, Christmas 2nd half of season, Tafi to Rock-N-Road and Sunweb open’s Keep Challenging Center.
Sunday June 9, 2019
Book Review: Belgium: it's an odd place. A country put together from pieces other nations didn't really want, it seems resigned to an eternal identity crisis. But beyond this historic and political mess, there is a remarkable sporting story - cycling and the Flemish, described by author Harry Pearson as “a grand romance.”
Saturday June 8, 2019
What have we learned from this year's Giro? Well, Italy has it all and should be on everyones ride bucket list, but maybe riding with Italians has different rules than other cultures. Corey Sar Fox takes us on one of his old winter routes that becomes something memorable when a stranger comes along. Usually you go looking for Top Rides, but sometimes they can find you.
Saturday June 8, 2019
If you check out pictures of the diamond in the rough that was the young Greg Lemond you’ll see the words, ‘Della Santa’ on the chest of his racing jersey. Frame builder Roland Della Santa supported the young future Tour and Worlds winner and continued to build frames for him right up until his days with Roger Zannier’s famous ‘Z’ equipe.
Friday June 7, 2019
Reader's Rig: Trek's popular Project One project has taken off around the world with many singing their praises like PEZ reader Alexander from Florida USA who sent us in some photos and info on his Madone 9 Project One with Enve wheels and SRAM RED eTAP.
Thursday June 6, 2019
Personally guided by Peaks Coaching Group Master Coach Dr. Chris Myers, this 4-week plan is designed to supercharge your training and raise your FTP by 5%–and the workouts are based on the actual stages of the TdF.
Thursday June 6, 2019
PeloPics: The 2019 Giro d'Italia was one of surprises: Who had Richard Carapaz at the top of their favourites list? Not many. The Ecuadorian rode a solid race, never far from the action and once he took the pink jersey, he and his Movistar team defended to the hilt. We follow his route to victory in this photo gallery.
Thursday June 6, 2019
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Thursday June 6, 2019
Interview: Skylar Schneider knows the Tour of America's Dairyland better than most - she's raced it a half dozen times, over almost a third of her lifetime. And as a pro rider for the powerful Boels Dalmans cycling team, she's looking forward to this year's TOAD and its laid back, fun to ride atmosphere and some serious speed work in America's Midwest.
Thursday June 6, 2019
June 06, 2019 - Nibali and Quintana, both off to pastures new and it's not even official contract time-Top Story. Lots of racing: Gullegem Koerse, Rund um Köln, Boucles de l'Aulne, GP José Dubois and the Orlen Nations GP-Results and video. Other news: Dauphiné, Aru, OVO Energy Women's Tour, Lambrecht, Oomen, Van Moer, World Bike Day, inside Giro stage 21 and Tour in numbers.
Wednesday June 5, 2019
For the second year in a row, ECHOS Communications is shepherding the Builders for Builders giveaway, benefitting the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship and funding the amazing work they do.
Tuesday June 4, 2019
Toolbox: Summer season is in full swing and the local fast group training ride is moving into high speed. What’s the best way to approach these local hammer sessions, both for training and for performance?
Monday June 3, 2019
PeloPics: PEZ photog, Darrell Parks, had a busy weekend at the Armed Forces Cycling Classic Clarendon Cup and has sent us his choice of pics from Sunday's action.