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Holiday Gift Guide Black Friday Special: Primal, Wahoo, Castelli, Rouvy, Sportful, Pro’s Closet, UDOG, HED, Craft, 4iiii, GCN, Club Ride, Muc-Off, G4, Pegatin & DeFeet.

Black Friday Special: Primal BIGGEST SALE, Wahoo on sale, Castelli deals, Rouvy 25% OFF, Black Friday Sportful, The Pro’s Closet, UDOG Black Friday, save 20% on HED wheels, Craft: 25% OFF, 4iiii – Cyber sale, GCN up to 50% off, Club Ride Black Friday, Muc-Off Big BADA$$ sale, G4 Black Friday, Pegatin and De Feet: All on Sale.
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The Peloton Party Animals

The peloton has its characters, but cycling is such a hard sport that having a wild time is not a good idea. On the other hand there are a few riders who have managed to have a good time between racing. Ed Hood has his pick of the 'Peloton Party Animals'.

EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!

Nov 25, 2021: Iljo Keisse dissapointed Gent '6 Days'. Van der Poel calendar, Australia racing, Bernal Tour, Pantani investigation, Sagan apologises, Ganna happy, Laporte Classic, Sevilla, Romeo Valverde fan, awards for Dumoulin, Vingegaard and Taaramäe. UCI cross ranking. Contract news. Team news. Race news. Plus the Paul Sherwen Project.

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Selle Italia Novus Boost Evo TI316 Superflow Saddle Review

Selle Italia... the marque evokes memories of riding and racing on the original Flite Titanium saddle in the 90s. Selle Italia still makes what amounts to the original Flite, but it's considered an "urban" saddle. In terms of shape/curvature, the Novus lineup is closer to how I remember the original.

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The Peloton Party Animals

The peloton has its characters, but cycling is such a hard sport that having a wild time is not a good idea. On the other hand there are a few riders who have managed to have a good time between racing. Ed Hood has his pick of the 'Peloton Party Animals'.

PEZ Bookshelf: The Road Book 2021

Following the global disruptions of 2020, the question was whether this year would see some kind of return to normality. If “normal” means the same kind of exciting racing we actually did see last year, then 2021 had plenty to offer and the latest edition of the unique cycling almanac, “The Road Book,” brings those memories back in focus, along with plenty of other entertainment.

The Impossible Hour and Those Who Failed

The World Hour record is the true test of a champion. Riders have needed to be lifted off their machine at the finish, and the great Eddy Merckx said it shortened his career, but they will never stop trying. Ed Hood takes a look at the top men who failed in the hour race of truth.

Pez Bookshelf: The Art of Cycling

Participants in men's professional bike racing have not been noted for intellectual pursuits or firepower. Maybe you don't have to think much when riding. But in “The Art of Cycling,” perhaps the most unusual cycling-related book we have enjoyed, there is revealed a very different side.

Remembrance At Le Tour De France

The roads, fields and forests of France that are today the perfect picnic spot to set up camp and awaiting passage of the world's greatest cycling race, were once fields of fire where killing the enemy was the only thing that mattered. As time claims the last survivors of the Wars and rob us of their living memories, remembrance of the sacrifices of those thousands is even more important.

Zwifting with Reggie Miller and Friends #ridewithreggie

The PEZ did a great interview with NBA great Reggie Miller (NBA Hall of Fame class of 2012) about this ride. Even though it's still a little early for me to start Zwifting on a regular basis and the weather was OK enough to do an outdoor ride last Saturday, I decided to join Reggie Miller and friends instead.

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Star of 2000’s Allan Davis Gets PEZ’d!

Allan Davis has a fine palmarès to his name and rode for some of the biggest teams in the pro peloton from 2001 to 2014. The man from Queensland has just got a new job with Lotto Soudal, so what better time for Ed Hood to catch up for a…

Beyond The Peloton Gets Pez’d!

I talked with Spencer Martin - owner and author of the Beyond The Peloton newsletter and podcast, about his unique and entertaining take of analyzing pro cycling's biggest races - and actually making post-race coverage fun to read.

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SEASON BREAKDOWN: Rating the Teams

It's a tough job to predict a bike race and even harder to guess how each team will perform over a full season... Spencer Martin has given it his best shot, here are his findings.
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Five Takeaways From the GIRO’22 Route

The full Giro d'Italia route for 2022 was released last week by the race organizers RCS. Spencer Martin has had the weekend to have a good look at the 'ups and…
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Giro d’Italia 2022 Route Revealed In Full

This year the Giro d'Italia organisers, RCS, released the 2022 race route over four days. We have put it all together for the full 2022 'Corsa Rosa' route…
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Zwift Reveals Bright Neon Lights of Nighttime Neokyo

Zwift is opening the roads of Neokyo, the first expansion to Zwift’s latest world, Makuri Islands. Neokyo follows the original May 2021 Yumezi map release and doubles the size of Makuri Islands. Zwifters will be able to ride and run between these two contrasting maps, which will be connected by a road through the rice fields.

Lawson Craddock Escapes Contract Termination After Being Photographed On Wrong Bike

American cyclist Lawson Craddock faced contract termination after being pictured on a bike other than his Cannondale trade team machine recently.

How to Predict Cycling Race Winners

Sports betting is thriving. Per a report from Grand View Research, this industry is expanding at an annual rate of 10.1%. Yet, compared to other sports, not a ton of people choose to wager on cycling events. That remains one of the least popular betting options out there.

GCN+ presents biggest ever cyclocross offering, with live, ad-free, and on-demand coverage of every major global CX event in 2021-22

GCN+ announces that it will bring more cyclocross than ever before to racing fans around the globe, with all major CX events of the 2021-22 season available live, ad-free, on-demand and as curated highlights.

Tom Dumoulin Back Riding After Car Accident Two Months Ago

Dutch pro road racer Tom Dumoulin is riding again, just two months after being hit by a car. The former world time trial champion suffered a broken wrist after being felled by the moving vehicle near his home in Holland in September and has since undergone a surgical procedure to repair the fracture.

Alex Dowsett Still Feeling Like A Winner Despite Failure To Break UCI Hour Record

Alex Dowsett is refusing to take his falling short in an attempt to break Victor Campenaerts’ UCI Hour Record as a failure despite not covering the intended distance on Wednesday, claiming the biggest failure would have been not to try at all.

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