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

BY AUTHOR Shawn Stott


Wednesday April 24, 2019
Rapha is proud to honor the career of Nelson “The Cheetah” Vails with his own Special Edition Collection. Vails, from New York City, captured the imagination of a generation of cycling fans with a string of thrilling victories in the ‘80s and early ‘90s.
Wednesday April 24, 2019
Tour of America’s Dairyland p/b Kwik Trip early bird registration is open and we cannot wait to see you there.
Wednesday April 24, 2019
Race Preview: The professional season's oldest Classic rolls out of Liège on Sunday for the journey to Bastogne and back, to take in eleven categorised and many lower climbs for more than 4,000 meters of ascending. Ed Hood sets the stage for yet another very open Spring Classic.
Wednesday April 24, 2019
Race Report: After losing out in Sunday's Amstel Gold Race, Julian Alaphilippe made no mistakes on the final climb of the Mur de Huy to win the 2019 Flèche Wallonne. The Deceuninck - Quick-Step rider rode away from the others with Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) and then beat the Dane to the line.
Tuesday April 23, 2019
Ocean-side Gear Fest rolls out Parlee’s latest RZ7, Repente Saddles Magnet TT, POC’s Latest Headwear and Ceramic Jersey and CloseTheGap’s new bits.
Tuesday April 23, 2019
Toolbox: While it's undeniable that proper carb-loading is a science-based strategy to increase exercise performance during a race for competitive cyslists, some guidelines and factors must be taken into account before booking dinner for that Italian restaurant.
Monday April 22, 2019
PeloPics: Sunday saw a stunning performance from 'Young Gun' Mathieu van der Poel in the Amstel Gold Race. After it looked like his race was as good as over, MvdP pulled the chase group back into contention and then won the sprint from a selection of top riders. Here are the best photos from Limburg by Cor Vos.
Monday April 22, 2019
After Alberto Bettiol’s victory at the Ronde Sidi also scores second place in the Roubaix with Nils Politt.
Monday April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019 - Mathieu van der Poel - What can you say. The Dutchman is the star of the future after his spring campaign was topped with his stunning win in the Amstel Gold Race - Top Story. Race news from Amstel and the Tour of Turkey with reports quotes and video. We look-forward to Flèche Wallonne and the Tour of the Alps, plus teams for Utah.
Sunday April 21, 2019
Race Report: Mathieu van der Poel won his home race in a fascinating finalé of the Amstel Gold Race. After a failed attack at 44 kilometers out, the Dutch champion looked out of the race, but with a hard chase, he single handed pulled the race together and won the sprint. Twenty-nine years after father, Adrie van der Poel.
Sunday April 21, 2019
Film Review: For many fans, pro bike racing begins and ends at the finish line as the stars duke it out but a bike race is in fact many races. A superb documentary by Lithuanian filmmaker Arūnas Matelis, filmed in Italy over several years, takes into Deep Cycling and the world of the gregario.
Saturday April 20, 2019
Twenty years before the multi-million pound Sky Team rode the WorldTour, there was another 'ground breaking' British team that took on the Continentals in their own back-yard. The ANC team had its eventual problems, but it showed what was possible. One high point was Malcolm Elliott's 3rd place in the 1987 Amstel Gold Race.
Saturday April 20, 2019
After a long illness, former Olympic Champion, holder of 58 other titles at World, European and National level, undisputed six day king with 88 wins and Tour de France green jersey, passed away on 19th April in Belgium.
Saturday April 20, 2019
PeloPics: The 2019 Amstel Gold Race is this Sunday and teams from all around the World will be competing, but 30 years ago things were a little different. Back in 1987 the 7-Eleven team from the US and Britain's ANC squad were still a bit of a novelty. We take a retro look at the Dutch Classic in 1987 through the lens of Cor Vos.
Friday April 19, 2019
Rider Interview: Love him or hate him, Davide Rebellin has an impressive palmarès. He had his 2008 Olympic silver medal taken away and served his suspension, to then resume his professional career, now in his twenty-seventh season (28 if you include his banned 2010). A multi Classics winner with a shadow over his career - Ed Hood had to have a word with Davide.
Thursday April 18, 2019
Rider Interview: The older guys are still banging out the wins, but a new, young set is pushing its way into the pro peloton. Ed Hood asks "What next?" The answer could be a young man from Denmark - Andreas Stokbro, the recent winner of the Under 23 Tour of Flanders. Ed had to find out more from the 'young gun'.
Thursday April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019 - Victor Campenaerts set a new World Hour Record on Tuesday - Top Story. Race news from Brabantse, Turkey and Camembert with video. Other news: Amstel teams, Giro'20 in Hungary, Oomen to the Giro, Deceuninck 700th victory, Mohorič contract, medical updates on Benoot and Keisse, song of La Vuelta'19, Gilbert video. A full fun packed EUROTRASH Thursday.
Wednesday April 17, 2019
Race Preview: The cobbled races have now passed and the road season turns the corner and hits the climbs of the Ardennes Classics. First up is Holland's only Classic - The Amstel Gold Race. Ed Hood looks at what used to be a sprinters event that is now climb packed finalé of fun from Maastricht, through Southern Limburg, over the Cauberg and finish on the Vilt-Valkenburg.
Wednesday April 17, 2019
Race Report: Mathieu van der Poel (Corendon-Circus) won the 59th edition of the Brabantse Pijl on Wednesday afternoon in Overijse. The Dutch champion was the best in the sprint from a classy group, including Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck - Quick-Step), Michael Matthews (Sunweb) and last years winner, Tim Wellens (Lotto Soudal).
Tuesday April 16, 2019
PeloPics: On Tuesday Belgian Victor Campenaerts set a new World Hour Record on the Aguascalientes Bicentenary Velodrome in Mexico. The Lotto Soudal rider set a distance of 55,089 kilometres in one hour, beating the previous record set by Bradley Wiggins of 54.526 kilometres.