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Italian Life: Starting Your Day with the Giro

Life with the Giro d'Italia: Peter Easton could guide you on a trip just about anywhere in the world. But Italy... well it's in his blood. As the 2021 Giro d'Italia is about to kick-off in Torino with a 9 kilometer time trial, Peter gives…

Searching for the Truth: Liège-Bastogne-Liège

It isn't far from Limburg in Holland for the Amstel Gold Race to Liège in the Wallonia region of Belgium (Berg en Terblijt is about 37km) for Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Peter Easton knows the region well, so who better to pass on his experience…

From the Bottom Of The Glass: Amstel Gold Race

Amstel '17: The cobbles are behind us and the hills of the Ardennes are rearing up on the WorldTour horizon. Peter Easton has been guiding rides over the bergs of the Amstel Gold Race for years with VeloClassic Tours, here are his strongest…

Gent-Wevelgem: Riding Through History

Riding through the cobbles and bergs of Belgium where thousands died in the World Wars uniquely connects our sport to tragic historic events. Peter Easton of VeloClassic Tours knows cycling in Belgium better than most, and offers his take…

Defining A Monument: Liège-Bastogne-Liège

The oldest monument - Liège-Bastogne-Liège - brings down the curtain on the 2019 Spring Classic season, and what a season! Peter Easton looks back at the history of the 'Old Lady' and how she has weathered two World wars and taken her…

Amstel’s Golden Roads

Windmills, flat countryside and Amstel beer are all typically Dutch, but the Amstel Gold Race is far from flat with 34 classified climbs. Peter Easton runs through the background to this Sunday's race and its untypical Dutch profile in the…