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Tour of America’s Dairyland Presented By Kwik Trip

Ready to race your bikes? Along with the great pleasure of announcing (and welcoming!) our final “tba” as Hartland on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, the 12th edition of Tour of America’s Dairyland Presented By Kwik Trip opens on-line registration TODAY at 12:00pm CDT!

GIRO’21 Stage 4: Dombrowski Dominates – De Marchi In Pink

We expected a change on the overall today, but the race was turned upside down on the steep slopes to Sestola. The big break of the day went all the way to the finish and it was UAE Team Emirates' Joe Dombrowski who fought through the rain to win the stage. Alessandro De Marchi came in just behind to take the pink jersey for the Israel Start up Nation.

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Specialized HyprViz Jersey Review: Go With the Fluo

PEZ reviews high visibility cycling clothing including the Specialized HyprViz jersey, bibshorts, long gloves, and over-socks.  Some die hard roadies eschew hi-viz kit because it's not perceived as very pro and fluorescent yellow is more often associated with commuters rather than racers. But this new gear from the Big S might change your mind...

Gear Break: Pirelli P ZERO, MyVeloFit, KOM Rocker Plate, Rapha/EF, ABUS Helmet…

This week we have a very varied selection of new kit: Pirelli P ZERO race tires, tested by PEZ's Chuck Peña, MyVeloFit launches A.I. powered bike fit tool, KOM Cycling's rocker plate for your home trainer, get your hands on the new 2021 EF Education-Nippo clothing, the ABUS Pedelec 2.0 - the next-gen micromobility helmet and SockGuy releases 38 new sock designs for Spring 2021.

PEZ in the Pain Cave: Indoor Riding with Open Road

Some of us - no, most of us - can be pretty obsessive over our numbers and getting the results into Strava and filling that Trophy Case is really important. But there are alternatives worth examining and one of these is Open Road, an attractive proposition that simply aims to replicate the real life experience of cycling in beautiful surroundings.

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PEZ Bookshelf: Maglia Rosa – Triumph and Tragedy at the Giro d’Italia

Thanks to “Maglia Rosa: Triumph and Tragedy at the Giro d’Italia” by British author/Italian resident Herbie Sykes we have not only an English-language history of the Giro d’Italia, which is in itself distressingly rare, but an extraordinarily entertaining book.

The PEZ Alternative Giro d’Italia A To Z!

It's a sad time for Ed Hood, he should be in Italy for the Giro, but... As the 2021 Giro d'Italia starts later today, Ed has had his Giro photo album out to compile his personal 'Alternative A to Z' of the Italian Grand Tour. We love the Giro and Ed knows the race better than most, take note of his (near) complete guide to everything Giro.

PEZ Bookshelf: Bespoke: A Guide to Cycle-Speak & Saddle Slang

For someone just coming into the world of cyclesports, the terminology, concepts and history can perhaps be baffling. How can you win the Tour de France without winning a single stage? Who was the Eagle of Toledo? What is the Cima Coppi? When you ride tempo up the Alpe and the elastic snaps, does the Man With the Hammer come? Thanks to a lovely little book by Tom Bromley, all will be made clear.

Viktor Rants: Spring Sprints Suck, Aging Riders, E-Bikes & More

Ed Hood has been in conversation with (lectured to) cycling's Nostradamus - Viktor. He's not impressed with the finals of Milan-Sanremo, Flèche Wallonne and Liège-Bastogne-Liège, comes down hard on the older riders and Sky's ex doctor, plus the price of bikes these days!

Searching for the Truth: Liège-Bastogne-Liège

It isn't far from Limburg in Holland for the Amstel Gold Race to Liège in the Wallonia region of Belgium (Berg en Terblijt is about 37km) for Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Peter Easton knows the region well, so who better to pass on his experience of La Doyenne.

Malcolm Elliott Talks Amstel ’87!

Twenty years before the multi-million pound Sky Team rode the WorldTour, there was another 'ground breaking' British team that took on the Continentals in their own back-yard. The ANC team had its eventual problems, but it showed what was possible. One high point was Malcolm Elliott's 3rd place in the 1987 Amstel Gold Race.

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GCN’s José Been Gets PEZ’d!

Between the Eurosport and the GCN channels there are a lot of cycling commentators these days, and one of the most well informed and captivating is José Been. The lady from Dalen in the province of Drenthe, the Netherlands knows her stuff -…

Sean Kelly Talks Liège-Bastogne-Liège

Sean Kelly was the 'King of the Classics' for many years, but the man from Carrick-on-Suir also won the Vuelta a España and many shorter stage races. His record at Liège-Bastogne-Liège is incomparable and so Ed Hood caught up with Irishman…

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GIRO’21 Stage 4: Dombrowski Dominates – De Marchi In Pink

We expected a change on the overall today, but the race was turned upside down on the steep slopes to Sestola. The big break of the day went all the way to the finish and it was UAE Team Emirates' Joe Dombrowski who fought through the rain to win the stage. Alessandro De Marchi came in just behind to take the pink jersey for the Israel Start up…
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GIRO’21 Stage 3: Van der Hoorn Solo Surprise!

Who was more surprised today - The peloton or the stage winner himself, Taco van der Hoorn? BORA-hansgrohe chased all day for a Peter Sagan win, but it was Van…
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GIRO’21 1st. Breakdown: The Early Winners &…

The 2021 Giro d'Italia started with a bang as Filippo Ganna stormed through the streets of Torino at nearly 60 kilometers per hour to take the first pink…
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Tour of America’s Dairyland Presented By Kwik Trip

Ready to race your bikes? Along with the great pleasure of announcing (and welcoming!) our final “tba” as Hartland on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, the 12th edition of Tour of America’s Dairyland Presented By Kwik Trip opens on-line registration TODAY at 12:00pm CDT!

Challenge to Conquer Cancer

On April 28, 2021, a team of 12 amateur cyclists will begin riding from San Diego, California to Charleston, South Carolina aims to raise $5000 per rider and $2500 per support team member to raise money to help in the fight against cancer.

The Best Birthday Gifts for Cyclists 

It can be challenging to know what to buy our friends for their birthday, particularly if they seemingly have everything they need as many people seem to these days. If your friend is a keen cyclist, then you might think about buying them a gift related to their favourite past time.

KASK and KOO Eyewear Unveiled as Official Suppliers of the Giro d’Italia and…

A unique KASK UTOPIA helmet designed by MotoGP and America's Cup creative force Aldo Drudi will be presented to each Giro stage winner, whilst KOO Eyewear launches the Giro d’Italia special edition SPECTRO.

Rapha & EF Education-NIPPO Showcase Special Edition Change-Out Kit at 2021…

When it comes to team kits at the Giro d’Italia, there’s one rule that cannot be broken. Luckily, for EF Education-NIPPO, we’ve created another limited edition switch-out ensemble for this year’s Corsa Rosa, which includes every color but one.

Coffee Only Marginally Improves Cyclist Performance, Study Says

As we all know, coffee - and caffeine, in general - is a major part of cycling culture. While there is some debate on whether it's better to have it before or after a ride, the important part is to have it.

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LIÈGE’14: Images from la Doyenne

PEZ Photog Wei Yuet Wong rounded out his month-long Classics’s adventure of 2014 by shooting Liège-Bastogne-Liège,…
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