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Canada’s Gord Fraser Gets PEZ’d!

There has been many tough riders come out of Canada; Steve Bauer, Jocelyn Lovell, Gordon Singleton and Ryder Hesjedal all come to mind, but there is also Gordon Fraser - A prolific winner on both sides of the Atlantic and Asia, plus Canadian National champion in 2004. Ed Hood found out more.

ToAD 2020 Postponed Until June 2021

With great regret and disappointment, ToAD partners, staff, host cities and sponsors have made the difficult decision to postpone the 12th edition of Tour of America’s Dairyland presented by Kwik Trip until June 17 – 27, 2021.

Gear Break: New Products from Zipp, Rapha, Dynaplug, Wolf Tooth and Muc-Off!

This week we premiere five new products on the cycling market - New wheels from Zipp, a new clothing range from Rapha, new tire plugging tool from Dynaplug, Woolf Tooth's new premium and performance headsets and a new US made antibacterial hand sanitizer by Muc-Off. Plus CHAPTER2 - In Support of Bigla-Katusha and Cairn Cycles joins forces with Cyclescheme in the UK.
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Gear Break: New Products from Zipp, Rapha, Dynaplug, Wolf Tooth and Muc-Off!

This week we premiere five new products on the cycling market - New wheels from Zipp, a new clothing range from Rapha, new tire plugging tool from Dynaplug, Woolf Tooth's new premium and performance headsets and a new US made antibacterial hand sanitizer by Muc-Off. Plus CHAPTER2 - In Support of Bigla-Katusha and Cairn Cycles joins forces with Cyclescheme in the UK.

Inside the PEZ Home Workshop

Here's my first video tour of the PezCyclingNews home bike shop, where I set up my own workshop inside the garage for basic to advanced road bike maintenance, and some of the tools and gear I use.

Gear Break: Tools, Wheels, Slime, Shades & More

A mixed bag of goodies in Gear Break: New tools from Park Tool, new Bora disk wheels from Campagnolo, INSCYD announce the launch of the Power Performance Decoder, Slime To Go Tube Sealant, new jerseys from La Passione Cycling Couture and 100% unveils UltraCarbon Technology.

Arundel Unveils Custom Bike Rack

When the goal posts shift - so does the game and how it's played.  So a custom built six-bike pro team roof rack from guys best known for designing stylish and worthy bottle cages just ain't so weird...

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Rider Blog: Jason Training Again, But…

Things are starting to look up for Jason Saltzman in Austria - Proper training has started and the weather is definitely spring like. But news of the doping of an ex-teammate has tainted a lot of his best memories of his time with the Aevolo team.

PEZ Bookshelf Interview: Author Matt Rendell

Book author, TV pundit, journalist... salsa dancer! The talent list goes on for Matt Rendell. Apart from his life in cycling, Rendell has a love for Colombia, Ed Hood managed to track Matt down for a chat about his latest book, and a lot of other things, 'Colombia Es Pasión'.

PEZ Bookshelf: The Athlete Inside

It's generally accepted that people are drawn to compelling stories that show a person's transformation from “Before” to “After,” a physical change that in fact heralds a very different life. And one very remarkable example of this is the story of Sue Reynolds in her book “The Athlete Inside.”

Australian Frame Builder Geoff Scott Talks ‘Super Bikes’

We recently had a good look at the US 'Super Bikes' at the LA Olympic Games of 1984, but the team pursuit winning Australians were also astride some fine machines. Ed Hood spoke to man who built them - Geoff Scott.

Lockdown Update Week #7 – Switch It Up

VIDEO: Life - even under lockdown, is about more than plotting my next escape by bike, so to stay sane under the Covid-19 lockdown this week, we voted to ditch the family life raft for a Sunday afternoon cross-town car trip to grab some pizza and take in a picnic view from the other side of the water.

PEZ at the Movies: Marinoni – The Fire in the Frame

With Québec as Canada'a worst hit province in the Covid crisis, Giuseppe Marinoni, a seminal figure in Canadian cyclesports, is still out on his bicycle but disappointed that he had to ride alone. Most people 82 years of age would be happy to ride at all but Marinoni, the subject of a charming 2014 documentary, put in 8,000 kms in 2019 and still has big plans.

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Canada’s Gord Fraser Gets PEZ’d!

There has been many tough riders come out of Canada; Steve Bauer, Jocelyn Lovell, Gordon Singleton and Ryder Hesjedal all come to mind, but there is also Gordon Fraser - A prolific winner on both sides of the Atlantic and Asia, plus…

PEZ Talk: Multi-Champion Marion Clignet

US Cycling turned its back on Marion Clignet, but the French Federation saw her talent and snapped her up in a flash. After a clutch of National, World and Olympic medals riding for 'Le Bleus' she settled in the land of her family origins.

Catching Up With Mark McNally

There was much sadness amongst the PEZ Crew when we heard that Mark McNally didn't have a contract for the 2019 season after being let go by Wanty-Gobert at the last minute. Where is he now? Ed Hood found out.

New Zealand’s Vern Hanaray Gets PEZ’d!

Vern Hanaray's cycling career spanned the 60s, 70s and into the 80s, from his home in New Zealand through Belgium, France and Britain with a lot of wins along the way. Hanaray is now based for half the year in Daytona and Ed Hood caught up…

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PEZ Roadside: More Cobbled Fun in Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne’20

Ed Roadside in Belgium: From the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday, Ed's gang of 'Race Chasers' moved a little down the road for the second race of the Belgian opening weekend - Sunday's Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne and more cobbled action. A stunningly dry day for a northern Classic, but that wouldn't 'dampen' the atmosphere.
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PEZ Roadside: The Cobbles of the Omloop Het…

Ed Roadside in Belgium: You know when the season proper has started when your inbox is full of photos of cobbles and cold bike riders from Belgium with the name…
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KUURNE-BRUSSEL-KUURNE’20: Kasper Krunches Kuurne!

Race Report: Kasper Asgreen (Deceuninck - Quick-Step) dominated the finalé of the week-end's second race - Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne. The Dane broke away with Boris…
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ToAD 2020 Postponed Until June 2021

With great regret and disappointment, ToAD partners, staff, host cities and sponsors have made the difficult decision to postpone the 12th edition of Tour of America’s Dairyland presented by Kwik Trip until June 17 – 27, 2021.

US’s Top One-Day Race Maryland Cycling Classic Postponed to 2021

Today race organizers of the Maryland Cycling Classic along with State, City and Baltimore County partners announced the event’s postponement until 2021 due to COVID-19. Organizers also announced UnitedHealthcare (UHC) has signed on as the presenting sponsor.

Tour de France News: Will the Tour de France go ahead in 2020?

The news that the UCI and organizer Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) have pushed back the 2020 Tour de France for August 29 to September 20, may be welcomed by TV broadcasters and local businesses in the area through which the Tour’s course traverses.

The Top Destinations for Cycling Trips

Cycling holidays are one way to enjoy the scenic views that this world has to offer while staying active along the way. You can experience some of the most famous cycling tour routes from around the globe today.

Brompton Bicycle calls on the cycling community to share unused bikes with…

Brompton bikes encourages the bicycle-owning community to share their unused bikes with healthcare workers providing vital services during COVID-19.

Paola Gianotti and Her Record for Solidarity with Support from Elastic Interface®

Paola Gianotti, Italian ultracycler famous for her World Records and numerous solidarity initiatives, is getting ready for a new challenge: riding at home, for 12 consecutive hours, with the goal of raising funds for a local Hospital ICU.

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