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Young Gun Ollie Robinson Gets PEZ’d!

Rider Interview: When a young man sets his heart on a career as a professional cyclist he might as well jump in at the deep end. Young English rider, Ollie Robinson, has based himself in Zottegem and the hot-bed of Belgian cycling for the…

Ron Webb – RIP

Obituary: It was with sadness that we learned of the death of Mr. Ron Webb, professional bike rider, father of the modern six day format and track builder of renown. My friend, Phillip, ‘Pip’ Taylor has written a comprehensive and eloquent…

US Hero Eric Heiden Gets PEZ’d!

Interview: Olympic medalist and record setting ice-skater turned professional cyclist - Eric Heiden was a US hero that burst on the cycling scene with the iconic 7-Eleven team. Ed Hood caught-up with Eric at his home in Utah to hear all…

Record Setter Wimpie van der Merwe Gets PEZ’d!

Rider Interview: Wimpie van der Merwe, who is he? Well, if things had been different, the South African would have been a house-hold name like Graeme Obree, Chris Boardman or even Francesco Moser. Ed Hood found out a bit more about Wimpie…

Het Nieuwsblad & Kuurne 2020 PEZ Preview

Race Preview: The 'warm up' races are over and now the 'proper' racing starts on Saturday with the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne on Sunday. Hard races for hard men of the road, steep climbs and cobbles, plus the weather…

Classic Winner: Ireland’s Shay Elliott

Shay Elliott - Irish Hero: Irishman, Shay Elliott is the first English speaker to have won the early season Classic, the Het Volk, or as it is now known; The Het Nieuwsblad. But there was much more to the man from Dublin. Ed Hood looks back…

Cobbles Revisited: Ed’s Flemish Weekend’19

2019 Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne: As Ed Hood is planning his Flemish weekend to the first of the Spring Classics in Belgium; we look back at last year's trip to Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne. Don't worry, Ed will prepare his 'PEZ…