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Inside the 1952 Giro Di Lombardia Official Program

Lombardia Retro: Utter confusion was the look on my face when Alessandro handed me the old newspaper and said it was a gift. Upon closer inspection, I realized I was holding the official program of the 1952 Giro di Lombardia – in mint condition! Once I got over the shock that such a treasure still existed – I couldn’t wait to share it with PEZ-Fans…

Il Lombardia’07: Ed’s First Falling Leaves

This Saturday sees the re-scheduled 2020 Giro di Lombardia, one of the oldest Monuments. Ed Hood isn't old enough to remember the first edition in 1905, but has had a romantic relationship with the 'Race of the Falling Leaves' for a long time. He casts his memory back to his first visit to the Northern Italian race in 2007.

EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!

Aug 13, 2020 - Race reports from the Dauphiné and Piemonte. Psychologists look at Evenepoel and Van Aert-TOP STORY. Lombardia with team news. Race news: World champs canceled, plans for the Tour. Rider news and contract news. Groenewegen and Jakobsen, Gilbert father again and Contador and Van der Poel become business partners.

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F1 Tires for Your Bike – Pirelli P Zero Tubeless

Fans of modern Formula One know that the Pirelli P Zero is the official tire used by all the teams. The P Zero moniker is also used for Pirelli's top of the line of clincher bicycle tires. PEZman, Chuck Peña, gets his hands on a pair of new Pirelli P Zero tubeless tires, here is how he got on...

Gear Break: Tyres, Caps, Glasses, Shoes, Helmet and Bibs!

Lot's of new kit: Pirelli P ZERO™ Race tubeless road tyre, Campagnolo new cycling caps online, 100%® Speedcraft XS for smaller faces, fizik redesigned Tempo Overcurve R4 for wider feet, Lazer new Volante time trial helmet and a special bibs and saddle deal from Scicon.

Primal Zebra Evo 2.0 Kit – Channeling Your Inner Cipo!

The Primal Zebra Evo 2.0 kit is about as stylish as they come - but backed up with a lot more tech than just just flashy looks. Top line materials, properly cut and sewn for fit and function, an Italian made E6 Carbon seat pad in the bibs - plus a price that won't break your bank equals high value from the US brand.

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Inside the 1952 Giro Di Lombardia Official Program

Lombardia Retro: Utter confusion was the look on my face when Alessandro handed me the old newspaper and said it was a gift. Upon closer inspection, I realized I was holding the official program of the 1952 Giro di Lombardia – in mint condition! Once I got over the shock that such a treasure still existed – I couldn’t wait to share it with PEZ-Fans…

Il Lombardia’07: Ed’s First Falling Leaves

This Saturday sees the re-scheduled 2020 Giro di Lombardia, one of the oldest Monuments. Ed Hood isn't old enough to remember the first edition in 1905, but has had a romantic relationship with the 'Race of the Falling Leaves' for a long time. He casts his memory back to his first visit to the Northern Italian race in 2007.

PEZ Rides L’Eroica on the Strade Bianche!

Italy, land of vino, pasta, Fausto Coppi and home of the ultimate retro-ride. L’Eroica, “the Heroic,” runs every October, but it has been canceled for 2020. PEZman Leslie Reissner looks back to when he was lucky enough to join the participants enjoying some fine weather, great food and some truly terrible roads on heavy bicycles with inappropriate gearing and lousy brakes.

Roadside PEZ: Ale’s Sanremo ’17 Chase!

Roadside PEZ Milano-Sanremo: Every year Ale Federico 'chases' Milano-Sanremo and apart from the Giro d'Italia, it's the high point of his year. As we know World champion Peter Sagan was the man of the day and Ale was 'Roadside' to see the rainbow make its passage.

Sanremo Reload: A Classic Beauty

The Spring Classic from Milan to Sanremo has a long history. Following the race over 3 decades, the PEZ attempts to explain how the romance and beauty of this race captures the hearts of tifosi like no other.

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.

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Sanremo 6th Placed Dion Smith Gets PEZ’d!

Sixth place in last Saturday's Monument - Milano-Sanremo, a surprise result for Dion Smith? No, not if you look at the New Zealander's build up over the years. Ed Hood caught up with Dion the day after Sanremo to hear all about it.

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PEZ Preview 2020 LOMBARDIA: No Falling Leaves!

Two stunning Italian Classics down and now we move on to the climbs around Lake Como. Wout Van Aert dominated Strade Bianche and Milano-Sanremo, but the 'Classic of the Falling Leaves' is a much different proposition. Ed Hood runs his experienced eye over the history, the course, and picks his betting-card of the re-scheduled Monument.
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MILANO-SANREMO’20: Double Van Aert!

The First Monument of the 'new' season gave us the excitement we had been waiting for when Milano-Sanremo hit the climb of the Cipressa and the peloton…
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PEZ Preview 2020 MILANO-SANREMO: Ed’s Questions!

Ed Hood has a dozen (well, thirteen) questions concerning the 2020 Milano-Sanremo, La Classicissima di Primavera... in August? The restructured UCI WorldTour…
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Wahoo Launches Its Most Accurate KICKR Yet

Wahoo, the leader in workout apps and connected fitness devices, is excited to reveal the newest KICKR smart trainer. The fifth-generation KICKR improves on the legendary realistic ride feel that Wahoo riders prize, and also offers riders a wide range of improvements to elevate every ride.

Introducing CFR: The Next Level at Canyon

There comes a time when striving for the next level of excellence demands a complete re-imagining of the rules. When pushing to make an even faster racing bike becomes a study in the very concept of how to build a bicycle. Canyon Factory Racing is the result of this pursuit.

Take Full Control With FutureWorks Steering

Product update introduces steering for all roads in Zwift with the Elite Sterzo Smart Steering Plate.

Panaracer launches new B2C website and welcomes everyone with 20% — for a limited…

Panaracer is pleased to announce the launch of its new, more comprehensive website for the North American market.

Pedal to Empower – World Bicycle Relief Launches Global Ride to Empower…

International NGO World Bicycle Relief (WBR) launches a new global DIY ride to bring together riders of all places, levels, and backgrounds to achieve one common goal: empowering women and girls across the globe.

How Did Helmets Evolve?

Bicycle helmets haven’t always been part of the essential protection gear cyclists have to wear during races. However, their use does go way back in time as this equipment was introduced in professional competitions as early as the 1880s.

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Milan-Sanremo: The Classic Photo Gallery

PeloPics: The re-scheduled Milan-Sanremo is this Saturday, so here is a 'Best Of' Sanremo photo gallery. It was a…
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