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Egan Bernal’s Season & Career in Peril After Training Crash in Colombia

Egan Bernal hit a parked bus during a training session in Colombia on Monday. The exact condition of the INEOS Grenadiers rider was at first unclear, police said he only suffered minor injuries. We now know he suffered a fractured vertebrae, a fractured right femur, a fractured right patella, chest trauma, a punctured lung and several fractured ribs in the crash.

EUROTRASH News Round Up Monday!

Jan 24, 2022: The European season kicked off on Sunday: Reports from Valencia and cyclo-cross. Covid in the peloton. Rider news: Nibali, Froome, Sosa, Jakobsen, Van Vleuten, Mas, Bouhanni, Philipsen, Kiesenhofer and Minali. Team news. Race news. Geniez domestic violence, doping in Poland and Saris Rouvy Sauerland looking for new riders.

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PEZ Bookshelf: Ride Inside

What hath Covid-19 wrought? While pro bike racing has been on-and-off-again outdoors, there was a surge in the popularity of e-racing, even with some virtual races actually contested by top riders, inside riding is now clearly A Big Thing. Striking while the iron is hot, noted coach Joe Friel's book looks at this trend and how to use it.

PEZ Reviews: GCN+ Cycling Streaming Channel

In the modern world we have YouTube and the Global Cycling Network, offering high-quality professionally-made videos, covering all aspects of cycling, from new tech to epic rides. In January 2021 GCN+ was launched and after this first year it is worthwhile to review what GCN hath wrought.

The Riders Who Made the Track to Road Transition Part 2

When Ed Hood listed the track riders who turned successfully to the road, it caused a landslide of suggestion of the riders Ed had missed. So, here is part 2 and even more 'Trackies turned Roadies'.

PEZ Bookshelf: The Midlife Cyclist

Carefully working my way through Phil Cavell's “The Midlife Cyclist” for some weeks now, a remarkable book of startling scope, whenever I mention the title it causes people to smile or laugh indulgently. But “The Midlife Cyclist” is actually a thought-provoking exploration of something that has never before existed: a great cohort of middle-aged athletes rewriting our knowledge of human health and performance.

From Another Sport to Cycling!

Recently we ran a piece about riders who had transitioned from track to road – or in the case of Theo Bos, back to track, again. But what about riders who have come in to bike racing from an entirely different sport? Currently we have three shining examples of this radical change of direction.

The PEZ Top Heroes of All Time!

When we were younger we all had heroes, but as the years pass that changes to an admiration of a person's style, personality and in this case, cycling ability. Ed Hood has taken a poll of his chums and the PEZ crew to find the 'Top Cycling Heroes of All Time' (in our humble opinion).

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US Soigneur Trudi Rebsamen Gets PEZ’d!

In the 80's there weren't many female soigneurs in the pro peloton, but along came the 7-Eleven and everything changed. Trudi Rebsamen was amongst the first, Ed Hood spoke to her about cycling 'in the day' and her late partner Steve…

US Star of the 80’s Carol Addy Gets PEZ’d!

The 80's were a great time to be in cycle sport. There were all the 'Big Guns' in Europe, but also the US scene was packed with riders and top races all over the country. There were many women's teams and the name Carol Addy appeared…

80’s British Pro Steve Sefton Gets PEZ’d

Ed Hood recently interviewed the super classy Italian Roberto Visentini, but in the 80's Britain had stylish riders too: Malcolm Elliot, Chris Walker and... Steve Sefton all had 'IT'. Ed caught up with 'Seftie' to hear about his career.

Italian Star Roberto Visentini – PEZClusive!

Roberto Visentini was a top rider, a classy rider and they say a playboy and he was a hero in Italy with a big palmarès. But many in the English speaking world know him from the Roche Giro of '87. Ed Hood had a long talk to Roberto about…

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Team Rankings Predictions: Best of the Worst

As the professional season gets under way, Spencer Martin takes a look at the team rankings, starting at the bottom of the UCI WorldTour with Astana, Lotto Soudal and Team DSM. Where did they go wrong and what have they changed?
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BREAKDOWN: Why Quick-Step Has Sidelined Mark Cavendish For…

It's complicated, the battle between good PR and winning stages in the biggest race on the planet - Should Mark Cavendish start the 2022 Tour de France, or is…
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BREAKDOWN: The Van Der Poel Effect!

Dutch 'boy-wonder' Mathieu van der Poel has had to call a halt to his cyclo-cross season due to his back problems - How will this affect his spring Classic…
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Egan Bernal’s Season & Career in Peril After Training Crash in Colombia

Egan Bernal hit a parked bus during a training session in Colombia on Monday. The exact condition of the INEOS Grenadiers rider was at first unclear, police said he only suffered minor injuries. We now know he suffered a fractured vertebrae, a fractured right femur, a fractured right patella, chest trauma, a punctured lung and several fractured ribs in the crash.

Getting Out Somewhere Special for a Memorable Weekend

The weekend is something that many people view as an opportunity. It's a time away from work, and away from the stresses of the office.

5 Things to Try When You Can’t Cycle in Bad Weather

Do you consider yourself a diehard fan of cycling? Do you cycle at any and every opportunity you get? If that’s the case, then you probably have also come to dread bad weather days, as this means you don’t get a chance to enjoy biking.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Upcoming Cycling Trip

If you’re planning to go on a cycling adventure soon, you’re definitely not in the minority. Thousands of Australians cycle around the country, which can be a great way to check out new sights, meet new people, and have a trip of a lifetime.

Long-Distance Cycling Tours: How to Survive Long, Dark Evenings in a Tent or Bivvy Bag

Have you been busy planning a long-distance cycling tour and are completely wrapped up in the excitement around it? That’s no surprise, as it’s a really big undertaking to embark on this kind of journey and it should be something that gives you a lot of pride.

How to Recover from a Cycling Injury 

Cycling is without a doubt one of the most exciting and engaging sports in the world. There is no intensity quite like the closing stages of a cycling race, making it so attractive to sports fans.

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