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Le TOUR’20 Stage 20: Tour Time Trial Upset!

An unbelievable climax to the 2020 Tour de France as 'Young Gun' Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) stormed the climb of La Planche-des-Belles-Filles. The Slovenian not only took the stage win, he demolished his countryman, Primoz Roglič (Jumbo-Visma), to slip into the yellow jersey with just the ride to Paris on Sunday.

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Cipollini’s New Dolomia Goes Light, Fully Integrated, and Full Monocoque

If you follow Mario Cipollini on Instagram, you've seen him talking (in Italian) about the latest bike coming to the line that bears his name.  The new model is called the "Dolomia" - and designed to be "agile uphill, fluid downhill".  Add in fully integrated cable routing, disc brakes, a full monocoque frame weighing just 800g (Size M), and this looks to be an exciting addition to a line that's already set the bar pretty high for performance road bikes. When the brand launched a few…

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Derek Harrison – Tour de France Pioneer

Continuing with Ed Hood's series of 'English speaking' Tour de France pioneers, Ed moves onto Derek Harrison. Sadly Harrison died in May, 2018 in his adopted home of France, but his pro career spanned the 60s and 70s and include many top wins and two appearances in the French Grand Tour.

PEZ Bookshelf: Wild Ride – Epic Cycling Journeys Through the Heart of…

Australia, once deemed primarily suitable as a dumping-off place for convicts, is in fact a stunningly beautiful land. Its wild countryside has attracted explorers and adventurers, but cycling around it takes a special dedication. Some of the brave and/or eccentric souls who did are the subjects of a new book by Daniel Oakman, “Wild Ride.”

Tour de PEZ: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Tour!

The world is a different place from last year, and thanks to Covid-19 our lives have changed. It's Tour de France time (yes, it shouldn't be in September) and Ed Hood should be 'Roadside' in France. He's at home in Scotland reminiscing over the good and the not so good points of the Tour.

PEZ Picks The Coolest Tour Stages Of All Time!

As the 2020 Tour de France is on its first rest day, the 'PEZ Crew' got to thinking of their coolest Tour stage memories. Here are the guy's choices and, surprisingly, not for the sporting aspect of the stage, but more for the 'other' happenings on the day.

PEZ Bookshelf: Mapping Le Tour!

Book Review: As the 2020 Tour winds up the first week, Leslie Reissner takes a trip down Memory Lane and journeys the Tour de France routes of the past. Mapping le Tour by Ellis Bacon maps the journey taken from the first Tour to 2014 when the French race hit the roads of Yorkshire.

Why Do Pro Riders Crash So Much?

Since the resumption of the Covid-19 disrupted season, there've been a lot of serious and spectacular crashes. Russian ex-world champion, Nikolai Razouvaev, airs his ideas in ‘The Russian Crank’ on the possible causes, introduced by Ed Hood.

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Phil Liggett Interviews PEZ? – !

After 18 years of covering le Tour de France, we've amassed a huge archive of classically PEZ reportage, including what may the earliest piece of PEZ material ever recorded, a once lost piece of rare video of ace cycling commentator Phil…

How NTT’s Data Makes Watching LeTour Better

Tour de France fans this year will see 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 and applying data.…

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Le TOUR’20 Stage 20: Tour Time Trial Upset!

An unbelievable climax to the 2020 Tour de France as 'Young Gun' Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) stormed the climb of La Planche-des-Belles-Filles. The Slovenian not only took the stage win, he demolished his countryman, Primoz Roglič (Jumbo-Visma), to slip into the yellow jersey with just the ride to Paris on Sunday.
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Le TOUR’20 Stage 19: Second Solo Søren

For some riders, stage 19 was a pre-time trial rest day, but the battle for the green jersey caused another day of excitement. Sunweb's Søren Kragh Andersen…
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Le TOUR’20 Stage 18: INEOS Gets Their Stage Win!

Stage 18 was billed as the hardest day of the 2020 Tour de France and it was the INEOS-Grenadiers team who gave the mountains a good shake. Carapaz and…
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2020 UCI Road World Championships Preview

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has confirmed that the 2020 Road World Championships have been switched from Switzerland to Italy.  Imola in the central Emilia-Romagna region will host the revised four-day event which gets underway on Thursday, September 24.

Zwift Raises $450 Million Investment

Zwift, the global online fitness platform for cyclists and runners, today announced a $450 million minority investment led by leading global investment firm KKR.

Simon Yates & Lucas Hamilton at the Sidi main office after the…

At the end of an exciting week at the Tirreno-Adriatico, Simon Yates and Lucas Hamilton are now focused on the Giro d'Italia. The Mitchelton-Scott riders came to the Sidi main office in Maser yesterday after they had made the reconnaissance of the 14th stage of the Giro d’Italia.

Love Cycling? 6 Ways To Get The Family To Love It, Too

Cycling is one of life’s greatest pleasures. It also happens to be the perfect way to spend quality time with our loved ones...if we can get them to give it a go! Convincing our families to swap the screens for cycling is often easier said than done.

CAPO and Ride Napa Valley Come Together to Launch ENOUGH Cycling Kit

Launching this fall, CAPO and Ride Napa Valley are proud to announce the new ENOUGH cycling kit. The kit stems from the vision of businessman and men’s semi-professional soccer team co-owner, Arik Housley of, Napa Valley 1839 FC, who tragically lost his daughter Alaina to the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, November 7th, 2017.

NTT Ltd. to Power Virtual ‘Global Stadium’ Experience for Tour de France Fans

The world’s largest annual sporting event will be brought to race fans across the world through an innovative tech experience, delivered remotely for the first time by NTT, due to Covid-19.

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Le TOUR’20: One Day To Go!

Just one day to go before the delayed 2020 Tour de France departs from Nice, in the south of France, for stage 1.…
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