What's Cool In Road Cycling

Best Trainer Base Building Workouts

Toolbox: Power training and indoor cycling trainers simply belong together. The pure efficiency and controlled environment of training indoors partners amazingly well with precise training based on specific targeted power numbers. The combination of accurate power measurement and controlled smart trainers has taken this to new levels.


EUROTRASH News Round Up Monday!

29 Nov, 2021: Joop Zoetemelk still not recovered. Cross race reports from Kortrijk, Besançon and the UCI Track Champions League. Van Aert, Corona in Holland, Pidcock, Valverde, Alaphilippe, Cavendish, Higuita, Martin, Pogačar and Cullaigh. Contract news. Team news. Race news. Bad car crashes. ‘The Wolfpack Way’ book.

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'.


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.




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: La Course en Tete – Racing in the Time of the Super-Teams

2020 saw the creation of a new website by a group of writers focused on providing a way of satisfying our need for good literature during the pandemic. Covid-19 continues, but the crew at La Course en Tete has not been idle and the result is their second annual review of the pro racing season: “Racing in the Time of the Super-Teams.”

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.




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.



Breakdown: Is Peter Sagan’s Lifestyle Hurting His Performance?

Three time World champion, Tour and Giro points competitions winner, classics, monuments, stage races.... The list of Peter Sagan's palmarès goes on. But the wins have thinned out for the Slovakian. Spencer Martin breaks down the reasons for the dip or decline in the career of 'Peter The Great'.

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,…

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…


New Riders and Bikes For Roxo Racing

Roxo Racing, a Texas based women’s Domestic Elite cycling team, announces a new bike sponsor and new rider signings for 2022. The team will contest a full National schedule competing on Time bicycles, specifically the highly regarded Alpe D’ Huez 01 disc and featuring Shimano drivetrains.

The Best Slots to Play with a Cycling Theme

You'll never believe how slot game developers and designers manage to mix so many diverse themes into the slots they create and release. We're going to look at several cycling-themed slot games that you can find at a variety of online casinos.

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.




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