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EUROTRASH News Round Up Monday!

Sept 27, 2021: The World road championships in Flanders came to an amazing end with Julian Alaphilippe. All the reports and video from Belgium and Houtland. Worlds'25 to Rwanda. Lefevere on the Worlds. Contract news. Rider news. Team news. Race news. Coffee with a Belgian chocolate?





RETRO WORLDS’06: Ed’s Salzburg Shenanigans!

It's hard to keep track of the events that Ed Hood has attended - easier to count those he has missed. His first Worlds for PEZ was in Salzburg back in 2006, no team time trial in those days, but Ed was there for all the other road action, here is his stroll down memory lane.

Rest In Peace Chris Anker Sørensen

It was ironic that Chris Anker Sørensen’s life should end doing what he had become known for after his career as a professional cyclist was over – preparing meticulously for his role as a TV race commentator, out riding the parcours of Sunday’s World Individual Time Trial Championship in Flanders.

PEZ Bookshelf: Chasing the Rainbow

There is a very special jersey that, once you win it at a one day event, it is yours for a year wherever you race. This jersey, is of course, the glorious rainbow-striped confection first donned by Alfredo Binda in 1927. Its fascinating history is the subject of “Chasing the Rainbow: The Story of Road Cycling's World Championships” by Giles Belbin.

PEZ ROADSIDE: Tour of Britain’21 Stage 7 The Road to Edinburgh

Ed Hood hasn't been to a top race for... well, a long time, thank you to Mr. Covid. So, with the Tour of Britain stage 7 starting just down the road he couldn't miss out on the excitement. Ed goes 'Roadside' in Scotland.

PEZ Bookshelf: Eat Bike Cook

It is said that there are people who live to eat and others who eat to live and for some of us enough cycling means we can eat whatever we want. “Eat Bike Cook” is a wonderful little book that really is about the joys of riding and the pleasures of eating, with an original viewpoint.

Fearless Femmes Take on Bucks County Classic

The Bucks County Cycling Championship is on this weekend in Doylestown PA. Arounkone Sananikone, owner of the Fearless Femme Racing Team, took a few minutes to share some thoughts on what makes this race event special.




Eamon [van] Lucas Talks Belgium!

The biggest race in the World is this Sunday in Belgium, to be exact; Flanders. Californian, Eamon Lucas is based in Brugge and rides (and wins) kermis races, the backbone of the Belgian cycling scene. Ed Hood caught up with Eamon to talk…

Olympic Champion Michael Mørkøv Talks Madison

From Deceuninck - Quick-Step's top lead-out man to Olympic madison gold medalist, Michael Mørkøv is 'the pro’s pro'. Ed Hood, who has known the Danish fast-man for many years, caught up Michael on his return from Tokyo to hear all about it.



WORLDS’21 Road BREAKDOWN: Alaphilippe Beautifully Balanced Raw Power!

Sunday's elite men's World championship road race in Flanders was one of the most exciting rainbow battles in living memory. No hours of watching a hopeless early break, but a headie too and fro before the killer blow from Julian Alaphilippe. Spencer Martin has his 'Ten Takeaways'.

WORLDS’21 Men’s Road Race: Amazing Alaphilippe…

An unbelievable day of racing was finished off by last year's World champion, France's Julian Alaphilippe to double up and take the rainbow jersey for the…

WORLDS’21 Women’s Road Race: Balsamo Beats Vos…

An exciting finalé of attacks and counter-attacks came down to a sprint from a select group. The Italian team took control in the last kilometre to put Elisa…


Unusual Hobbies of Popular Athletes

It takes more than just a talent for athletes to reach the topmost levels in their respective sport. You may term it as the X-Factor that makes them stand out from the rest of the crowd.

Top 6 Reasons to Take a Break From Cycling

When you’re obsessed with cycling, it can be hard to take a break. You just feel that urge to get out on the bike every day. But there are some pretty compelling reasons to take a break from cycling.

How Pro Cyclists Career Earnings Compare to Other Sports

When casual observers think about professional cycling the first tournament that comes to mind will be the Tour de France. This remains the biggest prize in the sport and the one that they all want to win.

10 Top Tips for Training for a Triathlon

Triathlons are one of the most demanding races out there – a grueling test of resolve. The combination of swimming, running, and cycling form a multi-disciplined gauntlet of endurance, testing athletes beyond the capabilities needed for most sports.

How Brain Training Can Help Cyclists Maintain Focus

Have you set some serious personal goals for yourself when it comes to cycling? Maybe you have a specific distance you want to be able to cycle with ease, or there’s a route you’ve been dreaming of conquering.

The Biggest Prize Money in Esports History

Over the years since the inception of esports, the players or participants have competed for ridiculously high amounts that continuously increase.




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