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PEZ Bookshelf: One More Croissant for the Road

That food could be made attractive and delicious seems to have come as a startling discovery to the pro peloton a few years ago but the author of “One More Croissant for the Road” would not find that surprising. Her purpose was not to crush QOMs or race anyone but the book shows us another combination of how food and cycling can work together.

How To Do the Flemish Weekend Like A Pro

Ed Hood takes us to the Flemish 'Opening Weekend', the first of the Spring Classics in Belgium. We look back at his trip to Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne in 2019. How to do the Flemish weekend like a pro.

PEZ Bookshelf: The New Grand Tour Cookbook

Hannah Grant is a Danish chef who first came onto the scene when hired by Bjarne Riis for his Tinkoff-Saxo Bank pro team. In 2015 her “The Grand Tour Cookbook” was published in English and now we have a sequel, “The New Grand Tour Cookbook,” marking a decade in cycling's kitchen.

Roadside PEZ: The Cobbles of the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad ’20

Best of PEZ Roadside: I know when the season proper has started when my inbox is full of photos of Belgian cobbles and cold bike riders from Ed Hood. Ahead of next weekend's Cobbled Season openers in Flanders, Ed takes us back to 2020's perfect weekend. First up was the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday, but the Classic weekend started on Friday night in Gent.

PEZ Rides Local: The Steveston Dyke

VIDEO: This ride along the gravel covered Steveston Dyke (aka the West Dyke Trail) from the fishing village of Steveston to the north arm of the Fraser River is flat, often windy and popular with pedestrians and strollers. But the scenic views to the north and west make it worth slowing down and fitting into any ride around Richmond, and is a perfect early season refresher when flat slow miles are on the training plan.

New Film Tells Story of the Fight Against Dopers

A new film by the MPCC (Mouvement pour un cyclisme crédible, or Movement for Credible Cycling) is worth watching as it brings forward the story of efforts in cycling to repair the sport's tarnished reputation, to try and keep the competitive field a level one and a healthy one overall for athletes.