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A Case Against TT Bikes

Since last Saturday's Tour de France stunning stage 20 time trial, the race against the clock has been on everyones lips. So, we've been gathering the thoughts of Nikolai Razouvaev again, this time the Russian 'in the know' looks at the time trial bike. The pros and the cons - but mostly the cons.

UAE DS Allan Peiper Talks Tadej Pogačar

PEZ-Clusive INTERVIEW: The penultimate time trial stage of the 2020 Tour de France turned the race on its head. With a stunning ride, Tadej Pogačar put time into everyone to take the overall lead. As Tadej said at the time it was a team effort, and one of the links in the UAE Team Emirates chain was DS Allan Peiper, Ed Hood managed to 'have a word'.

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Cipollini’s New Dolomia Goes Light, Fully Integrated, and Full Monocoque

If you follow Mario Cipollini on Instagram, you've seen him talking (in Italian) about the latest bike coming to the line that bears his name.  The new model is called the "Dolomia" - and designed to be "agile uphill, fluid downhill".  Add in fully integrated cable routing, disc brakes, a full monocoque frame weighing just 800g (Size M), and this looks to be an exciting addition to a line that's already set the bar pretty high for performance road bikes. When the brand launched a few…

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A Case Against TT Bikes

Since last Saturday's Tour de France stunning stage 20 time trial, the race against the clock has been on everyones lips. So, we've been gathering the thoughts of Nikolai Razouvaev again, this time the Russian 'in the know' looks at the time trial bike. The pros and the cons - but mostly the cons.

PEZ Bookshelf: Butcher, Blacksmith, Acrobat, Sweep-The First Tour de France

Author Peter Cossins describes in his history of that first 1903 Tour de France, the inelegantly titled “Butcher, Blacksmith, Acrobat, Sweep,” the original Tour de France, something totally new and untried and flawed in many ways, “should be considered as one of the greatest events in sporting history.”

Derek Harrison – Tour de France Pioneer

Continuing with Ed Hood's series of 'English speaking' Tour de France pioneers, Ed moves onto Derek Harrison. Sadly Harrison died in May, 2018 in his adopted home of France, but his pro career spanned the 60s and 70s and include many top wins and two appearances in the French Grand Tour.

PEZ Bookshelf: Wild Ride – Epic Cycling Journeys Through the Heart of…

Australia, once deemed primarily suitable as a dumping-off place for convicts, is in fact a stunningly beautiful land. Its wild countryside has attracted explorers and adventurers, but cycling around it takes a special dedication. Some of the brave and/or eccentric souls who did are the subjects of a new book by Daniel Oakman, “Wild Ride.”

Tour de PEZ: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Tour!

The world is a different place from last year, and thanks to Covid-19 our lives have changed. It's Tour de France time (yes, it shouldn't be in September) and Ed Hood should be 'Roadside' in France. He's at home in Scotland reminiscing over the good and the not so good points of the Tour.

PEZ Picks The Coolest Tour Stages Of All Time!

As the 2020 Tour de France is on its first rest day, the 'PEZ Crew' got to thinking of their coolest Tour stage memories. Here are the guy's choices and, surprisingly, not for the sporting aspect of the stage, but more for the 'other' happenings on the day.

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UAE DS Allan Peiper Talks Tadej Pogačar

PEZ-Clusive INTERVIEW: The penultimate time trial stage of the 2020 Tour de France turned the race on its head. With a stunning ride, Tadej Pogačar put time into everyone to take the overall lead. As Tadej said at the time it was a team…

Phil Liggett Interviews PEZ? – !

After 18 years of covering le Tour de France, we've amassed a huge archive of classically PEZ reportage, including what may the earliest piece of PEZ material ever recorded, a once lost piece of rare video of ace cycling commentator Phil…

How NTT’s Data Makes Watching LeTour Better

Tour de France fans this year will see more cool graphics, rider and race data, speeds, power output, and even predictions on when the break would be caught and who would win. Thanks to NTT - who specialize in collecting and applying data.…

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WORLDS’20 Women’s TT: Van der Breggen Gold, Dygert Crashes Out!

Anna van der Breggen became World time trial champion for the first time in her career on Thursday afternoon. The Dutch girl beat Swiss rider Marlen Reusser into the silver medal position. Van Breggen's teammate, Ellen van Dijk, took the bronze medal. Top favourite Chloé Dygert had a high speed crash and was unable to finish.
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WORLDS’20 Imola: The PEZ Preview

Many things have changed since Denmark's Mads Pedersen won the World Championships in Yorkshire, The scheduled race in Switzerland had to be changed to Imola in…
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Le TOUR’20: The Young Guns Go For It

The last few days of the Tour have been some of the most exciting stages of any Grand Tour in recent memory. Ed Hood has been stuck to his wide-screen TV to…
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Best Places to Tour for Cycling Fanatics

If you’re looking for some travel inspiration, look no further. Check out these top tips and then hop on your bike!

2020 UCI Road World Championships Preview

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has confirmed that the 2020 Road World Championships have been switched from Switzerland to Italy.  Imola in the central Emilia-Romagna region will host the revised four-day event which gets underway on Thursday, September 24.

Zwift Raises $450 Million Investment

Zwift, the global online fitness platform for cyclists and runners, today announced a $450 million minority investment led by leading global investment firm KKR.

Simon Yates & Lucas Hamilton at the Sidi main office after the…

At the end of an exciting week at the Tirreno-Adriatico, Simon Yates and Lucas Hamilton are now focused on the Giro d'Italia. The Mitchelton-Scott riders came to the Sidi main office in Maser yesterday after they had made the reconnaissance of the 14th stage of the Giro d’Italia.

Love Cycling? 6 Ways To Get The Family To Love It, Too

Cycling is one of life’s greatest pleasures. It also happens to be the perfect way to spend quality time with our loved ones...if we can get them to give it a go! Convincing our families to swap the screens for cycling is often easier said than done.

CAPO and Ride Napa Valley Come Together to Launch ENOUGH Cycling Kit

Launching this fall, CAPO and Ride Napa Valley are proud to announce the new ENOUGH cycling kit. The kit stems from the vision of businessman and men’s semi-professional soccer team co-owner, Arik Housley of, Napa Valley 1839 FC, who tragically lost his daughter Alaina to the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, November 7th, 2017.

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Le TOUR’20: One Day To Go!

Just one day to go before the delayed 2020 Tour de France departs from Nice, in the south of France, for stage 1.…
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