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GIRO’22: The Second Rest Day Rant

Six more chaotic Giro d'Italia stages in and the Italian Grand Tour has not let us down in the excitement stakes. Ed Hood takes his look at the 'up and downs' of stages four to nine, from Etna to Blockhaus.

GIRO’22: The First Rest Day Rant

Three days in and the 2022 Giro d'Italia comes home to Italy and the climb of the Etna volcano. But first Ed Hood looks back at stage one to three in Hungary and the stories behind the story so far...

Rest in Peace World Champion Harm Ottenbros

Rest in Peace, Dutchman Harm Ottenbros who died recently at 78 years-of-age. The man was best known for his world professional road race championship title in 1969; but sadly his win has been added to the list of ‘unworthy’ world champions…

Groupama FDJ’s Lewis Askey Gets PEZ’d!

The 2022 Paris-Roubaix was dry and dusty and Britain's Lewis Askey thundered over the northern French cobbles to finish in the famous Vélodrome André-Pétrieux, bloodied, but a 'L'enfer du Nord' finisher. Ed Hood caught up with Lewis to hear…

LIÈGE’22 Preview: Who Can Take La Doyenne?

The peloton will battle over the last 'Monument' of the spring season on Sunday on the hilly roads between Liège and Bastogne. Ed Hood takes us through the 'Flemish Ardennes' for the history, parcours and contenders for 'La Doyenne'.

Sean Kelly Talks Liège-Bastogne-Liège

Sean Kelly was the 'King of the Classics' for many years, but the man from Carrick-on-Suir also won the Vuelta a España and many shorter stage races. His record at Liège-Bastogne-Liège is incomparable and so Ed Hood caught up with Irishman…