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Are You Addicted to Cycling? What You Need To Know

Toolbox: We know that exercise and an active lifestyle provides huge benefits to our overall health. But even something as positive as exercise can become addictive and take over our lives for the worse. What are the risk and risk factors for exercise addiction in recreational cyclists?

EUROTRASH News Round Up Monday!

Jan 17, 2022: With the 2022 road season on the horizon we have a packed EUROTRASH Monday. New Chinese Conti team - TOP STORY. Race reports from the Australian road champs and UCI World Cup cross in Flamanville. Rider news. Team news. Race news and Bernie Eisel reveals the 2022 Tour of the Alps video.

PEZ Bookshelf: The Midlife Cyclist

Carefully working my way through Phil Cavell's “The Midlife Cyclist” for some weeks now, a remarkable book of startling scope, whenever I mention the title it causes people to smile or laugh indulgently. But “The Midlife Cyclist” is actually a thought-provoking exploration of something that has never before existed: a great cohort of middle-aged athletes rewriting our knowledge of human health and performance.

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PEZ Bookshelf: The Midlife Cyclist

Carefully working my way through Phil Cavell's “The Midlife Cyclist” for some weeks now, a remarkable book of startling scope, whenever I mention the title it causes people to smile or laugh indulgently. But “The Midlife Cyclist” is actually a thought-provoking exploration of something that has never before existed: a great cohort of middle-aged athletes rewriting our knowledge of human health and performance.

From Another Sport to Cycling!

Recently we ran a piece about riders who had transitioned from track to road – or in the case of Theo Bos, back to track, again. But what about riders who have come in to bike racing from an entirely different sport? Currently we have three shining examples of this radical change of direction.

The PEZ Top Heroes of All Time!

When we were younger we all had heroes, but as the years pass that changes to an admiration of a person's style, personality and in this case, cycling ability. Ed Hood has taken a poll of his chums and the PEZ crew to find the 'Top Cycling Heroes of All Time' (in our humble opinion).

PEZ Bookshelf: Peloton Legends

Sports fans love comparisons. Baseball is famous for its obsession with statistics (“The most successful left-handed pitcher throwing against a Chicago team on a Tuesday evening...”) and certainly all sports have record-holders. Pro cycling defies easy comparison of its stars. Can we figure out who was truly The Greatest of All Time?

British Pro Star of the 60’s and 70’s – Jim Moore

British ex-pro Jim Moore who emigrated to Canada in 1974; he enjoyed a long and varied career - from amateur road and track man in the UK to ‘independent’ in France, representing GB in the 1964 Tour de l’Avenir, a ride in the Skol Six Day, a successful pro career in the UK before crossing the Atlantic.

The Riders Who Made The Track to Road Transition

There have been quite a few track riders who have successfully turned their hands to road riding... If the power is there, then why not - Step forward Filippo Ganna. Ed Hood looks at the men who were winners on the boards and the tarmac.

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US Star of the 80’s Carol Addy Gets PEZ’d!

The 80's were a great time to be in cycle sport. There were all the 'Big Guns' in Europe, but also the US scene was packed with riders and top races all over the country. There were many women's teams and the name Carol Addy appeared…

80’s British Pro Steve Sefton Gets PEZ’d

Ed Hood recently interviewed the super classy Italian Roberto Visentini, but in the 80's Britain had stylish riders too: Malcolm Elliot, Chris Walker and... Steve Sefton all had 'IT'. Ed caught up with 'Seftie' to hear about his career.

Italian Star Roberto Visentini – PEZClusive!

Roberto Visentini was a top rider, a classy rider and they say a playboy and he was a hero in Italy with a big palmarès. But many in the English speaking world know him from the Roche Giro of '87. Ed Hood had a long talk to Roberto about…

Top Tasmanian Micheal Wilson Gets PEZ’d!

If you are of a certain age you will remember the name Micheal Wilson as one of the successful Australian's in the European professional peloton in the 80's. Ed Hood caught up with Micheal at his Tasmanian vineyard to hear his story.

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BREAKDOWN: Why Quick-Step Has Sidelined Mark Cavendish For The 2022 Tour

It's complicated, the battle between good PR and winning stages in the biggest race on the planet - Should Mark Cavendish start the 2022 Tour de France, or is Fabio Jakobsen a safer bet for stage success? Spencer Martin gives us his thoughts on the Quick-Step - Alpha Vinyl quandary.
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BREAKDOWN: The Van Der Poel Effect!

Dutch 'boy-wonder' Mathieu van der Poel has had to call a halt to his cyclo-cross season due to his back problems - How will this affect his spring Classic…
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Breakdown: How Primoz Roglic Won the Vuelta a España

The Time Trial is King: How Primoz Roglic Won the Vuelta a España - Roglič’s dominant win at the 2021 Vuelta shows us the time trial is still king when it comes…
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Join the INEOS Grenadiers Training Camp: Exclusively on Zwift

Unique opportunity to benefit from the training expertise of INEOS Grenadiers and workout alongside their star-studded talent.

LOOK and CORIMA Announce Multi-Year Team Gazprom-RusVelo Sponsorship

LOOK Cycle and CORIMA Wheels have announced a new partnership with the UCI pro team Gazprom-RusVelo. The latest sponsorship deal will see the team using both LOOK and CORIMA products in a multi-year deal commencing in 2022.

The Day has Finally Come | Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl x Castelli

You may have seen some rumors out there, but now it's finally official and time to celebrate. Castelli will be outfitting the most successful WorldTour team, Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl, with our entire arsenal of racing and training clothing.

The Delight of the Best Gravel Rides in 2022

More and more cyclists are trading in their traditional road bikes for gravel rigs, and for a good reason. It is a blast, but probably not for the faint-hearted people.

Giro D’Italia 2022 Predictions

As the 2021 cycling calendar comes to an end, it is now time to look ahead to 2022 and although the Giro d’Italia is still a number of months away, it does not stop the speculation about who will enter the next edition of the great race.

What You Should Know About Betting On Cycling

Cycling is growing in popularity all the time. People enjoy watching cycling and keeping up with the various tournaments. Even if you are not one of the people who enjoy watching cycling, you can still bet on it. 

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