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PezCyclingNews.com is what's cool in road cycling: bringing you the true fans' perspective on road cycling news, features, route guides and top rides, interviews, cycling training & fitness advice, travel guides, videos, awesome photos, and yes - even race reports - from road cycling's biggest and best races and places.


Saturday August 17, 2019
Tour de France fans this year saw more cool graphics, rider and race data, speeds, power output, and even predictions on when the break would be caught and who would win. Thanks to NTT - who specialize in collecting, crunching and applying data. But how does it all work, and what further race viewing enhancements can we look forward to next year? I talked with NTT's Peter Gray about how capturing over 150,000 points of data per hour is transforming our Tour viewing experience.
Saturday August 17, 2019
Marco Canola of NIPPO-Vini Fantini-Faizanè surged to victory in a thrilling Stage 4 presented by America First Credit Union at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on Friday. In a fast and furious circuit race, the Italian claimed his second victory in downtown Salt Lake City in three years, in a time of 1 hour and 56 seconds.
Saturday August 17, 2019
Sometimes a Readers' Rig doesn't have to be a much loved heirloom or a custom bling machine, it could also be an off the rack new bike like today's reader Jonathon from Oakland with his Giant TCR Advanced SL1. There's nothing quite like that new bike feeling as Jonathon explains when he talks about his red and black beauty.
Friday August 16, 2019
Photo Gallery: It is more usual for Heather Morrison to fly off to Italy to cover the Giro or Lombardia, but as the first Woman's Tour of Scotland is practically on her door-step... Unlike Italy, the weather was no friend, but there was still some hot racing.
Thursday August 15, 2019
Officina Battaglin’s Portofino Premium takes custom CROMOVELATO finishing to a whole new level. Officina Battaglin​, the brand founded and managed by the 1981 Giro-Vuelta winner Giovanni Battaglin​, has launched a new custom finish for the iconic ​Portofino ​model.
Thursday August 15, 2019
Rider Interview: Ed Hood spoke to young Delko-Marseille Provence stagieire, Simon Carr, earlier this week, now he turns his eye to a rider in his second year with the French team; Australian Criterium Champion - Brenton Jones. The fast finishing Aussie is no 'Young Gun' with experience all around the Globe.
Thursday August 15, 2019
Aug 15, 2019 - A very full EUROTRASH Thursday - A sad day as the cycling World said goodbye to Bjorg Lambrecht - Top Story. Race reports and video from the BinckBank, Burgos and Utah. News from the Arctic and Deutschland, update on Pozzovivo, contracts and stagiaires, Tour de Pologne, Euro champs Trentino20 and Dimension Data at the Tour video.
Wednesday August 14, 2019
VIDEO: Here's the first in my series of building up this custom Battaglin POWER+ disc brake steel road frame set. In this video I unveil - and unbox the fresh new frame from storied Italian builder (and 1981 Vuelta a España & Giro d'Italia winner) Giovanni Battaglin.
Wednesday August 14, 2019
Ed Roadside in Scotland: The different Tours of Scotland have played a part in the cycling life of PEZman Ed Hood, but there hasn't been a 'home' race since the 80s for Ed to stand 'roadside'. All change... Now the three stage 2019 Woman's Tour of Scotland has hit the road for his, and many others, enjoyment.
Tuesday August 13, 2019
Toolbox: How do you go about making a scientific comparison of cycling training over time? Every parent, at some time or another, probably has given the “when I was your age” speech to their kids. And within any sport, an ageless argument is always how the current generation of stars match up to the titans of the sport’s history.
Monday August 12, 2019
Rider Interview: The stagieire's for the end of 2019 are being announced and young Anglo-French rider, Simon Carr, will be in the colours of the Delko-Marseille Provence for the finalé of the season. Ed Hood caught up with the 'Young Gun' on the eve of his big break with the French ProContinental team.
Monday August 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019 - We round up the European Championships, the Tour de Pologne and the Women's Tour of Scotland with reports and video. Evenepoel extends contract with Deceuninck - Top Story. Other news: BinckBank and Burgos, Arctic Race, contracts, Bahrain-Merida wishes Nibali luck, training camp with Deceuninck and Hinault's Vuelta 1983 victory.
Sunday August 11, 2019
For many of us, a bike ride is the opportunity to escape from everyday life. We can think about things undisturbed or just concentrate on the ride itself. For Paul Maunder, the author of “The Wind at My Back,” cycling is a chord that is strummed through the passages of his life, blending exertion, landscape and philosophy.
Saturday August 10, 2019
One of the best reasons for choosing a good bike hotel is their skill to show me the best their region has to offer - like routes, rides, food & drink that I simply could not find on my own. This ride (and subsequent wine tasting) never would have have happened without my guide from Garda Bike Hotel leading me on a relaxed ride through the hills of valpolicella and an even more relaxed stop at the Santa Maria Valverde winery.
Thursday August 8, 2019
Rider Feature: On Saturday, Remco Evenepoel put his name in the record books - The youngest winner of a WorldTour race and the third youngest winner of a Classic. The 'Next Big Thing' - a 'Phenomenon' - the next 'Merckx', all have been said about the young Belgian. We take a look at the man of the future... and now!
Thursday August 8, 2019
Aug 08, 2019 - Only one story - The death of Bjorg Lambrecht in the Tour of Pologne. There are no words to describe the loss of anyone, let alone a young lad of only 22. Race news from Poland and the European champs. Armstrong at GF Hincapie, no Vuelta for Dumoulin, BinckBank Tour, Tour of Britain, Tour of Scotland, Tour of Utah, contracts, Donnelly-Aevolo and MCPP figures.
Wednesday August 7, 2019
Rider Interview: Marcin Białobłocki is probably the fastest man against the clock in Britain, setting records over 10, 25, 50 and 100 mile distances. Ed Hood caught up with the British based Pole after he successfully took the UK National championship title and record at the 100 mile distance in a time of 3:13:37, an average speed of 31mph/49.9kph.
Tuesday August 6, 2019
Toolbox: The physical and mental challenges of late-season events can be significant. Season fatigue, burnout, and loss of focus often become real challenges in the late summer and fall. The mind and body yearn for rest and rejuvenation even as you have to get ready to go for it one more time! How do we prepare for these one-more-time events?
Monday August 5, 2019
With an HQ in the sport shoe capitol of the world and the footwear horsepower of new-ish parent company Rossignol, Time are back in the cycling shoe business and we have a look at their top-kicks; the Osmos 15.
Monday August 5, 2019
Aug 05, 2019 - Remco Evenepoel won the Clásica San Sebastián to be the youngest WorldTour race victor. News and video from the Basque Country, Pologne and London. Bad luck for Cofidis - Top Story. All the other news: Transfer, contract and stagieire news and rumours, European Championships, Media Figures of the Tour and Chris Froome's road to recovery video.