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Readers’ Rigs: Favaloro Puma XLight

As a lover of high end bikes, our reader Andy from Connecticut was always going to get a special bike when he went bike shopping but instead of just another off the shelf option he instead went all out with a sweet custom Favaloro Puma XLIGHT from Italy decked out with full Campag Super Record of course. Bellissimo!


SEG Racing’s ‘Young Gun’ Tom Day Gets PEZ’d!

Ed Hood has been checking out the list of 'Young Guns' for the 2021 season and picked out Tom Day as a 'man to watch' this season. The young rider from the south of England is off to find his fortune with the famous SEG Racing team in Holland. Ed heard all about it.

How Science Made First Endurance’s New Formula EFS Hydration Drink Better

It's no secret we're long time fans of First Endurance hydration and recovery products.  What really got our attention, was the company's willingness to present actual science in the development of their products, so it's no real surprise that the arrival of their new Chief Science Officer Dr. Luke Bucci was followed by the launch of their reformulated EFS Hydration drink mix.


Shave Off: Harry’s Winston VS Schick Hydro 5

What's the best razor to shave your legs for cycling? I shaved one leg with the Harry's Winston razor, and my other leg with the Schick Hydro 5 to see which of these 5 bladed razors did a better job on getting my legs clean smooth and knick-free for cycling.

La Passione Winter Kit Review: Baby, It’s Cold Outside

For those of us in northern climes, it's time to break out the winter cycling kit. So for those hardy souls who can channel their inner Eddy Merckx, here's my look at how La Passione's PSN Long Sleeve Rain Jersey, PSN 3/4 Thermal Bib Shorts, Insulated Alpha gilet, Winter gloves, and Merino base layer, Merino socks and Winter overshoes stand up to cold weather.




Ton Merckx Shows His 2300+ Cycling Jersey Collection

There is nothing better than some new cycling kit to give you some inspiration and having a collection of your favourite team clothing is sometimes unavoidable. Ton Merckx (yes, that's his real name) has maybe taken it a bit far with a collection of over two-thousand jerseys. Ed Hood found out all about Ton's wonderful collection.

My Favorite Climb: Deer Creek

Every cyclist has a favorite climb somewhere in the world and for longtime PEZ fan, Adam from California, it's a homegrown climb that takes the cake for him - Deer Creek.

Best of PEZ Rider Blog: At Last, Jason Starts Racing!

Season 2020 part 2 was about to kick in, but our man in Austria, Jason Saltzman, made an early start with the Slovenian National time trial championships and the Palten-Ennstal Tour. Racing at last!

PEZ Top 10 Stories of 2020

While these dying days of the year are usually reserved for a warm look back at the hilights of the past 12 months, the only thinking about 2020 is "don't let the door hit you on the way out!"  But then the glass-is-half-full version of me pipes in with that we still created some of the best stories ever here on PEZ.

Best of PEZ: Slicks And Stones – Gravel in New Zealand

New Zealand is an amazing tourist destination and so as part of Chris Selden's one year travel plan around the world, it was an obvious stop in his itinerary. Not so obvious would be to do the 119km Slicks and Stones cyclosportive on a mixture of gravel and tar roads, but due to his father now living in New Zealand and being the organiser - did he really have a choice?

Best of PEZ: Inside Italy’s Red Zone Under Full Lockdown

Italian cycling ground to a halt as it was about to burst into Spring blossom, as the Italian government put the whole country on lockdown to help stem the spread of the corona virus. Italian PEZ-Man, Alessandro Federico lives in Fano, and gives us a glimpse of life in a Red Zone as the corona virus takes over Italy.




Vini Zabù KTM’s Daniel Pearson Gets PEZ’d!

Daniel Pearson has not been hanging about since he won the junior British road championship, way back in 2011. With a long list of teams, the next chapter to his life story is with the Italian ProTeam, Vini Zabù-KTM. Ed Hood caught up with…

US Cross Star Katie Compton Gets PEZ’d!

As we are in the midst of the cyclocross season with the World championships in a few weeks, Ed Hood has caught up with US star of the mud - Katie Compton. Over fifteen years at the top end of cyclocross is quite some record.



Amstel Gold Race In 2021? But No Audience

Leo van Vliet want's to run the 2021 edition of the Amstel Gold Race on April 18, but the Dutch race organiser is worried that the race go ahead "but without audience and VIPs". The Netherland's biggest one-day plans for their Classic to go ahead in 2021.

Best of Roadside PEZ: The Cobbles of the Omloop Het…

Best of PEZ Roadside: You know when the season proper has started when your inbox is full of photos of cobbles and cold bike riders from Belgium with the name…

Cyclocross Start Money – The Facts

Much like the 6 Days and the criteriums, there has always been a mystery in cyclocross about the payment to the riders to put on a show. Like another subject,…


Cycling Insurance – What Should You Know?

Athletes know that bike investments can be really high. As investments grow, insurance has to be seriously considered.

Cycling Fitness Goals in 2021: Goals, Gadgets and Good Times Ahead

January is the month of ambition: and we are going to look at some ideas, kit, technology and trends below for getting bike-fit in 2021.

Top 6 Cycling Apps

There are lots of ways to spend your free time. For example, you can read books, watch movies or play casino games. Yet, what if you want to spend this time more actively? Then you should try cycling. To make your training more efficient, you can use these apps.

E-Scooters 101: The Pros and Cons (Everything you Need to Know)

It’s no wonder that there are a number of different electrical products that can get people moving quicker than simply walking, and you've probably seen e-scooters out and about around your local neighbourhood. In this article, we will take a look at the pros and cons of electric scooters.

Road Bike Vs Mountain Bike: Which is Right For Me?

For those looking to integrate cycling into their training regime, the type of bike you buy should really depend on where you’re going to be cycling. One of the most important questions you should ask yourself prior to buying a bike is “what kind of riding will I be doing?”

Four Scenic Cycling Routes in New Zealand

From majestic mountains and luscious rainforests to glistening lakes and roaring waterfalls, the scenery of New Zealand is undoubtedly some of the most beautiful in the world. One of the best ways to encounter the stunning sights of the country is along four of the most scenic routes you will want to consider completing.




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