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Northwave Extreme GT2 Road Shoes… The X-Frame Factor

If there's one thing I've heard from friends and PEZ readers about my recent shoe reviews, it's that they may be great shoes, but they are bloody expensive! You can spend less and still get high level, "pro quality" shoes. The Northwave Extreme GT2 shoes offer a lot of bang for your buck.

KOM Cycling RPV2 Rocker Plate Review

I have embraced indoor cycling training with considerable enthusiasm. Over the years there have been huge steps forward in making a once-arduous task bearable and even enjoyable. Now KOM RPV2 Rocker Plate adds real world motion to the ever more immersive indoor cycling regime.





Ed Hood gave us the top thirteen 'Bad Ass' riders in the pro peloton recently, since then the list has grown. Twelve more 'Bad Ass' riders have made the cut - Tough as they come!

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?

Rider Blog: Jason Goes to Rwanda

Jason Saltzman and his Wildlife Generation Pro Cycling team headed off to Africa to ride the Tour of Rwanda, an eight-day stage race in East Africa. A very different experience for Jason, and a great read of us.

PEZ Bookshelf: 48 Days

Bike racing in 2020 was very strange, things like races with no spectators and Spring Classics in autumn, but the weirdest is the overlapping of the Giro's final week with the Vuelta's first. But in 1981 only three days separated the two races and Giovanni Battaglin, in the new book “48 Days,” tells the astonishing story of how he won both.

Dan Bigham Talks Time Trial and Aerodynamics

With the decisive Giro d'Italia time trial on Sunday, Ed Hood thought it would be a good idea to talk to a man who knows all about aerodynamics and the 'race against the clock' - Dan Bigham. Chrono specialist and aero guru.

Giro di PEZ: Off Course To Pisticci!

Back in 2013, 'The Pez' was in Pisticci, for a lot longer than he planned, due to the maze-like layout of old Italian towns. Here's the story: “Sempre Dritto” – ‘always forward’ makes a good translation.






WorldTour Calendar’22: Extra Rest Day for the Tour and Vuelta

The International Cycling Union has revealed the WorldTour calendar for next season. The schedule is getting back to the 'new normal' except for Australia. Most notably the Tour de France and Vuelta a España in 2022 have three rest days.

Suisse & Slovenia BREAKDOWN: Who’s HOT For Le…

Ineos Grenadiers are still holding the pole position for the top place in the Tour de France, but Tadej Pogačar is coming into form. Spencer Martin looks at the…

2021 Armed Forces Cycling Classic Results & Photo…

With COVID Protocols slowly being lifted around the United States, the US Criterium Calendar got off to an exceptional week of racing held in Arlington,…


What Do Tour De France Cyclists Do for Fun in Training Downtime?

Have you ever wondered what a pro athlete like a Tour De France cyclist gets up to in their downtime away from training? We will delve into what exactly a pro athlete does in their spare time, why rest and recuperation are so important, and why these athletes aren’t so different from us.

Top 5 Bike-Friendly Student Cities

Riding a bike is a fun simple activity that can benefit you in terms of both physical and psychological well-being. Many people enjoy the surroundings, listening to the birds singing and feeling the light wind blowing into their face while riding a bike.

Tour of America’s Dairyland p/b Kwik Trip What’s New For 2021

The 2021 edition of Tour of America’s Dairyland p/b Kwik Trip launches in all its glory in just one week on Wednesday, June 16th! For the next 12 days, we will be racing on streets familiar to many and some not so familiar to any of us, but with one common theme, sincere Midwest hospitality full of gratitude that you have come to race your bikes in America’s Dairyland!

Top US Men’s Teams to Compete in the 23rd Annual Armed Forces Cycling Classic,…

Twenty-Seven professional and elite men’s cycling teams will line up at 12:45pm on June 5th and 12:00pm on June 6th for the 23rd Annual Armed Forces Cycling Classic, presented by the Boeing Company. Saturday’s Crystal City race will be a 90-min primer for Sunday’s Clarendon Cup where the riders will complete 100km, and a total of 500 turns during the 100-lap race.

EXCITING NEWS AWAITS…. Tour of America’s Dairyland

It’s June 1st, 2021, what are you doing later this month? Racing Tour of America’s Dairyland presented by Kwik Trip? Spectating at ToAD’s return to IRL racing after a long year off? Or simply watching from afar as America’s largest competitive road cycling series returns to 11 days of fun and excitement for all?

La Passione Launches New Capsule with Tom Boonen

La Passione presents the new capsule collection dedicated to Tom Boonen. Giuliano Ragazzi - CEO & Founder of La Passione - has combined his digital native vision, the technical knowledge of his Head of Product and the racing experience of an authentic cycling icon in an ambitious project to create a product of excellence, designed around the needs of those who expect only the best.




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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