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Wednesday May 23, 2018
The 14 x US Nation Cyclocross Champion and 4 x World CX Silver medalist, looks ahead to the 2018 Tour of America's Dairyland p/b KwikTrip and tells PEZ what's cool about this great race. She loves this race and talks about the unique combination of competition and fun, on tap at all of TOAD's 11 stages...
Tuesday May 22, 2018
Race Report: Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) rode the time trial of his life to save his Giro d'Italia overall lead. His loss of 1:15 kept the Brit in pink by 56 seconds over Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb). BMC's Rohan Dennis took the stage win by 14 seconds over Tony Martin (Katusha-Alpecin) and 22 on Dumoulin - Report, results and video.
Tuesday May 22, 2018
“Periodization” of your training calendar is the common approach to planning your season. Similarly, the concept of “carb loading” is also a commonly understood concept to maximize performance potential. In the continual quest for gains, coaches and athletes are now looking at “carbohydrate periodization” as an avenue to performance gains, so let’s learn a bit more about this concept…
Monday May 21, 2018
May 21, 2018 - Has Simon Yates done enough to win the Giro d'Italia? Tom Dumoulin thinks he has - Top Story. A full EUROTRASH Monday with all the news, views and video from Italy, California and Norway. Lots of other cycling news: OVO Series, Tour des Fjords and Hammer Stavanger, Neymar's Custom Foil and the 2018 L’Étape du Tour.
Sunday May 20, 2018
Race Report: Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) won his third 2018 Giro stage into Sappada, but more importantly he gained more time on his main rivals. Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) lost 41 seconds to the Englishman along with Domenico Pozzovivo (Bahrain-Merida) and Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ). Chris Froome (Sky) lost contact and is now in 7th place overall at 4:52.
Sunday May 20, 2018
PeloPics: Sky's Chris Froome came alive on the iconic climb of Monte Zoncolan on Saturday and threw down the gauntlet to the other GC hopefuls. The star of the day was the climb its self. The estimated 100,000 'Tifosi' brought the excitement and color to the Zoncolan. Cor Vos had his team on the Monte, here is the pick of the best shots of the day.
Saturday May 19, 2018
Race Report: Chris Froome saved his Giro d’Italia with an unexpected triumph at the summit of the terrible Zoncolan, while his Maglia Rosa-clad compatriot Simon Yates once again impressed, finishing second. The real winner of the day, however, may well prove to be Dutchman Tom Dumoulin, the defending champion, who kept his cool on the steep slopes and limited his losses.
Saturday May 19, 2018
The first Euro Cycle Festival took place last weekend in France with plenty of goodtimes and superb roads on the menu. The festival itself is a weekend of cycling celebrations that involved a bike show with new products, test days, a gravel ride, a hill climb TT and a cyclosportive in the snow! Chris Selden was on hand to check it out for Pez...
Friday May 18, 2018
VIDEO: With the 101st Giro d'Italia aimed straight at the feared Monte Zoncolan climb for the Stage 14 finish at the summit, it's a great time to enjoy the climb from the comfort of your own mobile device, and watch someone else do the suffering while climbing this beast.
Friday May 18, 2018
Race Report: Stage 13 was always going to be a sprinters day, there are not many climbs in the Venice area. Quick-Step Floors' Elia Viviani was the fastest man in Nervesa della Battaglia ahead of yesterday's winner Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) with Danny van Poppel (LottoNL-Jumbo) 3rd.
Friday May 18, 2018
Saturday's stage 14 of the 2018 Giro d'Italia smacks riders square in the gob with a slobber-inspiring summit finish on the brutally steep Monte Zoncolan.  Many would say its first appearance in 2003 should have been its last, but it does make for some decent suffering to set up the final week of the race. Here's what it's like to ride it...
Thursday May 17, 2018
Race Report: Rapid Irishman Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) took his second Giro d'Italia stage win on the Imola racetrack, edging out Danny van Poppel (LottoNL-Jumbo) and Niccolo Bonifazio (Bahrain-Merida). No change in the overall - Result race report and photos.
Thursday May 17, 2018
May 17, 2018 - The Giro d'Italia passed through Michele Scarponi's home town. All the news from Italy, plus the Tours of California and Norway. Is Chris Froome holding back?-Top Story. Other news: OVO Energy Tour Series, Stuyven extends with Trek-Segafredo, López joins Polartec-Kometa and Cofidis get Wild Card for Pologne. Pane e acqua anyone?
Wednesday May 16, 2018
Race Report: Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) took another Giro stage win after a brutal, but short, stage to Osimo. The steep finale brought the GC contenders to the fore and Chris Froome (Sky) was once again found out. The big question is: Does Yates have enough time in hand over Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb).
Wednesday May 16, 2018
Rider Interview: Young Scottish trackman, Mark Stewart, didn't sit back and let multi-champion Cameron Meyer walk all over the recent Commonwealth Games points race and came out with the Gold medal. Ed Hood caught up with his countryman to hear all about 'The Games' and the 22 year-old's future plans.
Tuesday May 15, 2018
I have previously tested a variety of First Endurance products in isolation. This spring, I used a suite of their products in preparation for April and May’s gravel races. This started with their new Optygen-HP supplements, and included their EFS drink mix, EFS Liquid Shot, Ultragen recovery mix, and Pre-Race capsules.
Tuesday May 15, 2018
Race News: Matej Mohoric (Bahrain-Merida) won Stage 10 by out-sprinting late break companion Nico Denz (AG2R-La Mondiale) in Gualdo Tadino after 244 kilometers. Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) held the overall lead by 41 seconds over Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) - Result and photo gallery
Monday May 14, 2018
It's a sad time for Ed Hood, 2018 is the first time he's not in Italy for the Giro since... well, a long time. So for the second rest day, Ed got his Giro photo album out to compile his personal 'Alternative A to Z' of the Italian Grand Tour.
Monday May 14, 2018
In this PEZ-Clusive Peter Sagan interview, the reigning Paris-Rioubaix and World Champ talks about Sportful cycling kit, the Garda Bike Hotel, and more with the Pez at the Sagan Gravel Fondo.
Monday May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018 - Simon Yates has been the strongest so far in the first days of the Giro. All the news, views and video from Italy and Dunkerque. Tim Wellens speaks out - Top Story. Other cycling news: First round of OVO Energy Tour Series, Aevolo at Redlands, Tour of Utah teams and Cofidis extend sponsorship. Giro coffee time.