What's Cool In Road Cycling

Britain’s Only Gent-Wevelgem Winner – Barry Hoban

It's Gent - Wevelgem 1974; you've made it over the savage Kemmel climb twice with the lead group and survived hanging on the back of an Eddy Merckx and Roger De Vlaeminck driven purge on the run-in; there are 17 guys left, so maybe you would settle for a top ten? Not if your name is Barry Hoban and you feel that the 'over-drive' is in your legs.

GCN+ Streaming Channel Breakdown – So Much to See

Remember setting your VCR to record Wide World of Sports to tape a week's worth of the Tour delivered in 90 mins on Saturday afternoon?  Streaming services have changed all that and thanks to GCN+, cycling fans can now watch so much racing and other cycling films, it's hard to keep up.

PEZ Goes to the Show: Gatineau Salon du Velo

After an absence of four years, the Gatineau Salon du Velo returned to the city, directly across the Ottawa River from Ottawa, on March 11-13 this year. The show is the largest consumer show in the National Capital Region devoted to cycling. In 2023 more than 100 exhibitors and brands would be on hand, with some 6,000 visitors.

Sanremo Reload: A Classic Beauty

The Spring Classic from Milan to Sanremo has a long history. Following the race over 3 decades, the Pez attempts to explain how the romance and beauty of this race captures the hearts of tifosi like no other.

Milano-Sanremo Fantasy Game Offers $3,700 USD in Prizes

In 1998, I played my first online fantasy sports game for the Tour de France, and thanks to Bobby Julich having the ride of his life, I won 2nd place - and a cd. Fantasy sport games have evolved like crazy since then attracting thousands of players from all over the world. This is great news for cycling fans, as we can now play against fans from all over the world, and win some decent prizes too.

MILANO-SANREMO 1957: Brian Robinson An Englishman Podiums

Sadly Brian Robinson passed away in October last year. Brian was a pioneer for the 'British Legion' of professional cyclist who followed him across the English Channel to try their hand in the continental peloton. Brian stood on the 3rd step of the 1957 Milan-Sanremo, Ed Hood spoke to Brian about 'la Classicissima'.

PEZ At the Movies: Three Peaks & In Between

One woman takes on the ultra distance Three Peaks solo bike race from Austria to Nice, riding 2,150km and climbing over 30,000 meters - and riders must fend for themselves with no support. Are you as tough as young German woman Jana Kesenheimer?