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.
Does Cycling Really Need Fixing? ASO Weighs in on One Cycling, Collapse at Andalucia, Crisis at SafeSport, How Long Can Cycling Depend on Free Infrastructure Usage?
In this week’s AIRmail newsletter, The Outer Line takes an in-depth look at the new debate: Does cycling really need fixing? ASO weighs in on One Cycling, collapse at Andalucia, crisis at SafeSport, how long can cycling depend on free infrastructure usage?
The Omloop Het Nieuwsblad is the traditional opening of spring, and also the starting point of the Fantasy Spring Classics from Zweeler - the popular Dutch fantasy sports site. The prize pool starts this year with $4300 USD and the 1st prize is $1,075 USD.
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.
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.
A great event for a good cause that everyone can do, both for its own benefits but also for getting your cycling discipline lined up for the rest of the season, is the Wahooligan Tour. It runs for a week, beginning February 25 and running until March 2.
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.
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.