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AMSTEL GOLD’24: Pidcock Pours Out the Beer!

Tom Pidcock made up for his Amstel Gold Race loss in 2021 to Wout van Aert by the smallest of margins. The INEOS Grenadiers rider crossed to the winning break and then won the sprint from Marc Hirschi (UAE Team Emirates) and Tiesj Benoot (Visma | Lease a Bike). Top favourite, World champion, Mathieu van der Poel was trapped in the bunch to finish 22nd.

PEZ Bookshelf: Bicycles: Past, Present and Future

Italian book “Bicycles: Past, Present and Future” by Roberto Gurian, with graphic design by Maria Cucchi, has been translated by Robert Bethel into English, but marvelous bike photos speak in all languages. PEZ literary editor, Leslie Reissner, gives us his thoughts on this wonderful bike book.

PEZ Rides The Amstel Gold CycloSportif

Today, Saturday, in Valkenburg Holland, maybe the largest cyclo-sportif event associated with any European Classic, the Amstel Gold Cylcosportif will be run, after covid put a stop to that mass event last year. The Pez was lucky enough to join the 18,000 plus throng back in 2007, and it was quite a day.

AMSTEL’24 Preview: Mathieu van der Poel to Keep Winning?

The cobbled Classics are now just dust in the wind and via the Brabantse Pijl, we move onto the hilly Classics. The Amstel Gold Race is this Sunday, April 14th and the type of riders changes from the rough roads specialists to the ones that can climb, except maybe one... Mathieu van der Poel. There are other possible winners, we list the favourites and look at the course and history.

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Gear Break: New for YOU! Bike MS + Primal, Chris King Internal Routing AeroSet, fizik Powerstrap Aeroweave Shoes, S1 Hydration Sensor by FLOWBIO, Muc Off Explorer Bar Bag & COROS Wearables Free Bottle

New for YOU! Bike MS + Primal, Chris King expands internal routing options with release of AeroSet™ 1 & 2, fizik: Breathes comfort, exhales speed — Powerstrap Aeroweave shoes, introducing the S1 hydration sensor by FLOWBIO, Muc Off Explorer bar bag and COROS Wearables: Free limited edition bottle with purchase.

Gear Break: Northwave Veloce Extreme Shoes, Campagnolo HPPM – High Precision Power Measurement, Cycology Cycling Caps, Wahoo ELEMNT Updates, fizik Spring Leadout Strava Challenge & Michael Blann Roubaix Prints

Northwave Veloce Extreme shoes: Innovation to the nth degree, Campagnolo HPPM – High Precision Power Measurement, Cycology cycling caps, GoPro, Smart Light and Music Control update available On Wahoo ELEMNT bike computers, fizik: Welcome riding season with the Spring Leadout Strava Challenge & Michael Blann: Discover stunning Roubaix prints collection ahead of the race.

Gear Break: Ekoi Aerodinamica Helmet by Pininfarina, Santini Tour’24 Bologna Kit, Pinarello Unveils Two New Bolide Models, AI Fitness Revolution with Mojawa’s HaptiFit Terra, Wahoo KICKR CORE Zwift One Available in Canada and Camelbak New…

Ekoi Aerodinamica Helmet by Pininfarina, Tour de France 2024: Santini unveils the Bologna kit dedicated to the city that will host the arrival of the second stage, Pinarello unveils two new Bolide F HR models, the AI fitness revolution is here with Mojawa’s HaptiFit Terra, Wahoo KICKR CORE Zwift One available in Canada and Camelbak launch their new Podium vacuum insulated water bottle.

Gear Break: Tifosi Stash Sunglasses, Rubber n’ Road Mallorca Pop-Up, Officina Pegoretti CX Frame, UDOG CENTO: The Time is Now, Imatra App Turns Cycling into Currency & SockGuy New Designs for Spring!

New Tifosi Stash sunglasses, Rubber N' Road opens newest Mallorca pop-Up store, Officina Pegoretti presents the Duende Rock & Roll, an all-sur face Frame inspired by the brand’s longtime CX cyclocross model, UDOG CENTO: The time is now, Imatra, the app that turns the energy you generate by cycling into digital currency and SockGuy releases new designs for Spring 2024.

Gear Break: LOOK New Keo Blade and X-Track Power Meter Pedals, MyWhoosh Announces Update, Chase the Light with MAAP’s New Season Road Collection, Primal Go Green or Go Home, Twisted Spoke and Holdfast Coffee & Own a Piece of Cycling…

LOOK Cycle announces all-new Keo Blade and X-Track power meter pedals, MyWhoosh announces 3.6.0 update, chase the light with MAAP's new season road collection, Primal: Go green or go home: Lucky savings for St. Patrick’s Day! Twisted Spoke and Holdfast Coffee and own a piece of cycling history and empower women: Buy Evita Muzic's bike for charity!

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PEZ Bookshelf: Bicycles: Past, Present and Future

Italian book “Bicycles: Past, Present and Future” by Roberto Gurian, with graphic design by Maria Cucchi, has been translated by Robert Bethel into English, but marvelous bike photos speak in all languages. PEZ literary editor, Leslie Reissner, gives us his thoughts on this wonderful bike book.

WINNER Announcement: The Arundel Retro Wool Jersey!

Here's your chance to win this retro styled wool sweater from the good folks at Arundel Cycling, just by signing up for the PEZ Newsletter.

PEZ Bookshelf: The Spring Classics

It is said that when the snow melts away and daylight lengthens, the thoughts of many turn towards romance. But for more than a few, it means the joyful return of the great one-day bicycle races and yet, as the VeloPress book “The Spring Classics,” suggests, the two things are not mutually exclusive.

Roadside PEZ: Ed’s Paris-Roubaix 2007

As we count down to Sunday and the Hell of the North, we look back at Ed Hood's 2007 Paris Roubaix and how the underdog, Stuart O'Grady, left the top riders in his dust. As a regular to the Queen Classic, Ed and his pals inspect the cobbles of Arenberg, the mechanics at work, the Roubaix velodrome and, of course, a local bar.

PEZ Roadside: Chasing Roubaix!

Roadside Reload: On Sunday April 8th 2012, I got a second chance for a once in a lifetime experience of chasing the most feared Monument of the year – Paris-Roubaix. And just like my ride across these hellish roads a couple days prior, this day was nothing short of ‘epic’

Pez Bookshelf: Willkie Sprint

In 1951, Bloomington, Indiana, saw the first running of the Little 500, a very unusual bicycle race modelled on the Indianapolis 500 car race, and which has been a fixture of Indiana University's self-proclaimed “World's Greatest College Weekend”. Now a new book tells the story of the first women's edition of the race. This took place in 1988 in a world familiar to us yet removed in many ways from our present.

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AMSTEL’95: Gianetti Remembers

The Amstel Gold Race signals the start of the Ardennes Classics and the climbers come out of the woodwork. Raced over the hills, dales, and forests of south eastern Holland, the course selects its own worthy winner. Twenty-nine years ago it…

Paris-Roubaix Preview with Chris Horner

PEZ talks with Chris Horner about what makes the Paris-Roubaix cycling race so cool - the Queen of the Classics, l'Enfer du Nord, the Hell of the North. We breakdown the lore, talk key sectors of cobbles like the Arenberg trench, and…

Flanders Preview: PEZ Talks With Chris Horner

VIDEO: For many it's THE race of the season, and with a stacked field of cycling's biggest stars, this year's Tour of Flanders promises nothing short of fireworks. I talk with pro-cycling legend, Vuelta winner, and inimitable race analyst…

In Memory of Gordon Singleton

It is with great sadness that Cycling Canada has learned of the recent passing of track cycling professional Gordon Singleton of Niagara Falls, ON. He passed away at the age of 67 after a fight with prostate cancer.

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AMSTEL GOLD’24: Pidcock Pours Out the Beer!

Tom Pidcock made up for his Amstel Gold Race loss in 2021 to Wout van Aert by the smallest of margins. The INEOS Grenadiers rider crossed to the winning break and then won the sprint from Marc Hirschi (UAE Team Emirates) and Tiesj Benoot (Visma | Lease a Bike). Top favourite, World champion, Mathieu van der Poel was trapped in the bunch to finish…
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AMSTEL’24 Preview: Mathieu van der Poel to Keep…

The cobbled Classics are now just dust in the wind and via the Brabantse Pijl, we move onto the hilly Classics. The Amstel Gold Race is this Sunday, April 14th…
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Is Van der Poel the Greatest One-Day Racer? Basque Country…

In this week’s AIRmail newsletter, The Outer Line takes an in-depth look at: Is Van der Poel the Greatest One-Day Racer? Basque Country Crash Alters Competitive…
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Advanced Strategies for Betting Success in Cycling Competitions

Cycling competitions are not just a test of endurance and speed; they're also a thrilling opportunity for savvy bettors to make some serious gains. Whether you're a seasoned gambler or new to the world of sports betting, understanding the nuances of cycling can give you a competitive edge. In this guide, we'll delve into advanced strategies that can help you achieve betting success in cycling competitions. Online sport betting has revolutionized the way we engage with cycling competitions.…

Cycling the Paths of Famous Races

The thrill of pedaling on the same roads as some of the world's most famous races brings a sense of connection to the cycling legends and a deeper appreciation for the sport.

Tips For Painting Your Bike

Some tips for mastering a casino-themed bike paint job, to turn your two-wheeled machine into an ace of spades on wheels.

Alpecin Dominating the Classics, As Talent Concentrates in a Handful of Teams, More Discussion on Budget Caps, Olympic Question Marks & Vollering’s Contract…

In this week’s AIRmail newsletter, The Outer Line takes an in-depth look at: Alpecin dominating the Classics, as talent concentrates in a handful of teams, more discussion on budget caps, Olympic question marks and Vollering's contract...

The Rise of Gravel Biking, A New Frontier for Cyclists

Gravel biking, a thrilling blend of road cycling and mountain biking, is captivating the hearts of cycling enthusiasts across the United States.

The Top Cycling Events Every Fan Must Know

With the increasing popularity of cycling betting it is important to know about famous bike races and professional racers.

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