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TOUR’22 Rest Day #1: Paint Dry Three Days!

The amount of spectators on the roadside in Denmark for the first three stages of the 2022 Tour de France was phenomenal, pity the same can't be said of the racing. Ed Hood runs his cynical eye over the action so far and the implications…

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…

Young Gun Dillon Corkery Gets PEZ’d!

Ed Hood is always keeping an eye open for the new young riders that are on the way up in the sport, but now teams contact Ed with their 'Young Guns'. The latest is Dillon Corkery from Ireland who is presently riding for the famous CC Étupes…

Keirin Rider Joe Truman Gets PEZ’d!

The keirin can be one of the most exciting events on the velodrome - 'It’s much like chess but with head butts and shoulder charges!' So said British keirin rider Joe Truman when Ed Hood asked him about his Japanese experience.