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Seeking San Remo: The Duel To Via Roma

PEZ's Nick O’Brien was live and in-color at the 96th la Primavera - Milan-Sanremo 2005.  Now over 100 years old, the race has changed with modern times, but as Nick discovered while riding the final “capi”, dueling mano-a-mano for…

Olympics’12: Box Hill Or Bust!

Sometimes the stars just align and everything falls into place – and right now the cosmic cycling gods are queuing up over Great Britain. Let's get down on the road to see how it looked for GrupettoItalia’s Nick O'Brien on Saturday.

Seeking SanRemo: The Duel To Via Roma!

Riding pro cycling’s roads of glory is something special, and can only be truly appreciated upon reflection of having turned your own pedals over the same tracks as our sports’ greatest heros. And as Nick O’Brien recounts a day on the…

TDF Preview: Cav Holds Court In SoHo!

London’s SOHO district is bulging with restaurants and bars that all claim “iconic” status as the next big thing – usually closing six months later. But one establishment that puts its money where its mouth is, and has for 60 years, truly…

PEZ Remembers: Pantani’s Last Stand

Say what you like about Marco Pantani: he was a fantastic bike rider when the road went uphill, he was a true 'great' and still leaves a lasting impression on our sport and all those that witnessed his exploits. One such occasion that I was…

PEZ Remembers: Pantani’s Last Stand

Say what you like about Marco Pantani: he was a fantastic bike rider when the road went uphill, he was a true 'great' and still leaves a lasting impression on our sport and all those that witnessed his exploits. One such occasion that I was…

Seeking San Remo Pt.2: The Duel To Via Roma

We last saw our hero Nick on the lower slopes of the Poggio as he rode the final capi of Milan-San Remo. But as Nick blubbers and gasps his way over the climb, a worthy adversary awaits to pounce, and the plunge to San Remo becomes a…

PEZ Reload: Seeking Sanremo P.1

PEZ's Nick O’Brien was live and in-color at the 96th la Primavera in 2005. Now over 100 years old, the race has changed with modern times, but as Nick discovered while riding the final “capi” that make it famous, the corsa is as tough and…

Seeking San Remo: The Duel To Via Roma

No Sanremo coverage would be complete without a cockpit-view of riding the Capi, and especially the final charge off the Poggio to the finish. Nick O'Brien lived the dream in 2005, and we proudly submit for your Friday enjoyment, and…

Varese’08: So Good They’ve Used It Twice!

Cycling has always had its fair share of "heartlands." One area that has a well earned reputation, as a true heartland, is Varese in Italy's Lombardy region. Situated between Lake Como & Lake Maggiore in the beautiful area northwest of…