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Latest News is what's cool in road cycling: bringing you the best 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 pro cycling's biggest and best races and places.

Saturday December 16, 2017
PeloPic: The Lotto Soudal team have had their routine check-ups...
Friday December 15, 2017
ZWIFT cycling has become 'The Big Thing' in the indoor training world. Like Strava and your favorite video game rolled into one super experience. Jeff Green made a visit to La Bicicletta in Toronto to get the lowdown from shop owner Henry Erlichman about the on-line training phenomenon and ride a short time trial on Zwift's always sunny Watopia island.
Thursday December 14, 2017
2017 BMC Media Day: It's December, it's Denia and it's Spain, so it must be the BMC media day. Always a top day out, even when it's raining. Not to worry, the lunch prepared by the two BMC chefs was brilliant as always. But I'm getting ahead of myself, there was a bike ride and a presentation to get through first.
Thursday December 14, 2017
Dec 14, 2017 - Bad news for Froome might be good news for Nibali - Top Story. Aside from Salbutamol, there is a sack full of cycling news: LottoNl-Jumbo discipline riders, BMC TDU and kit, Trek kit, Navardauskas back in the saddle, Gazprom win, Rally go ProConti, Nippo rider tests, rider and sponsor for Alecto and Katusha makes a coffee stop.
Wednesday December 13, 2017
Gift Guide #4: A really mixed sack of Christmas presents in the fourth 'PEZ Holiday Gift Guide'. From bikes to clothing to shoes, components, helmets and caps. Plus World class training, training rollers and a chain keeper, a Simpsons collection and bike name tags with a PEZ discount. Not long till the big day!
Tuesday December 12, 2017
Rider Interview: Sam Brand has made the bold leap from triathlon to a full road career stepping up to the ProContinental Team Novo Nordisk from the development squad. Ed Hood caught up with the man from the Isle of Man to hear all about life and what's next in 2018.
Tuesday December 12, 2017
With the off-season upon us, now might be time to consider coaching for your 2018 and beyond goals. Or this might be the season where you take up more responsibilities with your cycling club or team. What makes a truly transformational coach?
Monday December 11, 2017
Elite’s Direto direct drive trainer was meant to be the affordable step down from their top line “Drivo”. While they got the affordable part right with a 30% price drop, they don’t seem to have cut 30% of the feature/value set.
Monday December 11, 2017
Dec 11, 2017 - Two wins for Mathieu van der Poel. What is going on with Moscon? Team news from Katusha-Alpecin, Astana and Bora-hansgrohe, plus Quick-Step Floors show their kit. Timmer retires, Gaviria in South America, training camps, operation for Contador, electric MTB Channel, Haute Route and video of Peter Sagan's best moments.
Sunday December 10, 2017
Retro Interview: In 'Part 2' of the PEZ exclusive retro interview with US time trial specialist John Frey, he talks us through the World Hour record, coaches and racing against the professionals, plus his love for the tandem and setting new records.
Saturday December 9, 2017
Retro Interview: 1988 US National time trial champion John Frey was a specialist in the art of solo riding against the clock. Ed Hood caught up with the man from New Mexico to talk of the World hour record, US records, solo and team time trials in this exclusive two part retro interview.
Friday December 8, 2017
Jeff's UCI Track Adventure: The UCI took the second round of the 2017 Tissot track World Cup to the Milton Velodrome in Canada and PEZ was there for all the fun. Photographer Jeff Green was track-side in the National Cycling Centre with his lens ready to tell the story.
Thursday December 7, 2017
Rider Interview: What do you do when your pro career is over? Drive a team car as a DS? Chauffeur ViP’s around big races? Become a TV pundit? Or, if you’re ex-Quick-Step man, Davide Vigano, 'none of the above,' you race fixie criterium races. Ed Hood caught up with the Red Hook Crit series champion.
Thursday December 7, 2017
Dec 07, 2017 - In a full EUROTRASH Thursday we have a look at the Sagan/Cavendish Tour stage 4 battle and hopefully the end of the - Top Story. Other cycling news: New sponsor for FDJ, new jersey for ag2r, Sky 2018 roster, San Juan, Murcia and Yorkshire routes for 2018, new cars for Bahrain and Contador best bits video.
Wednesday December 6, 2017
You know Irwin Wheels… You just don’t know that you know. They’ve designed, tested and built wheels and other products for cycling and started as a Moto design and engineering house. Now they’re building their own kit, from raw fiber to finished product… And it’s good.
Wednesday December 6, 2017
Gift Guide #3: The third 'PEZ Gift Guide' has a varied plethora of good ideas. A great book by Dr. Cheung with Dr. Zabala, shoes from fi'zi:k, pedals from Look, tyres from Pirelli, Park Tool's corkscrew, Lazer helmet, Shimano clothing, Liv Cycling's Langma Advanced Pro Disc bike and the new upgraded OTTOLOCK.
Tuesday December 5, 2017
I have said it before and I will say it again: I am fifty, and I still wanna go fast! Staying strong and riding the way you want to ride once you hit the half-century point requires some changes to the way you plan and train compared to when you were younger.
Monday December 4, 2017
Dec 04, 2017 - Davide Rebellin to race in 2018 - Top Story. A full weekend of cyclocross, reports and video. Lots of other cycling news in EUROTRASH Monday: Abu Dhabi Classic, Felice Gimondi and Bart Leysen talk Giro, coach for Sunweb, Gazprom-RusVelo roster, Bahrain-Merida training camp and Movistar's numbers.
Sunday December 3, 2017
Film Review: “Inspired to Ride” is a film about the inaugural TransAm Bicycle Race in 2014, an unsupported race across America for “the crazies,” as one contestant notes with approval. It is quite a story.
Saturday December 2, 2017
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...