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PCN Tour Preview: The Key Stages

It's not an easy job designing the route of a Grand Tour, as there has to be a little of everything to keep the sprinters, opportunists, time trialers and climbers happy. But with Lance Armstrong dominant since 1999, life is a little easier. The American is strong in all terrains and disciplines, and is prepared to take the fight to the opposition in the mountains rather than hang on for the time trial to make his mark, meaning organisers don't have to cram in too many hills and hope for a great…

How To Join The Pros In Europe: An Interview With Bernard Moerman of The Cycling…

This week, PCN “Homeboy” Gregg Germer took time out from his schedule of eat, train, race, sleep, etc to talk to Bernard Moerman, a man who is directly responsible for helping Gregg realize his dream of becoming a pro. Bernard runs The Cycling Centre in Belgium, “an international cycling development program and showcase effort that provides training and high level racing opportunities to young talented American riders.” For anyone interested in testing the waters of racing in Europe, this…

The Devil’s Advocate

Training & Fitness correspondent Bruce Ketchum writes a thought-provoking perspective on doping. Is there really another side to this controversial coin?

An American Rider In Belgium

Who among us riding and racing at home, in any category, has not asked the question... "could I have made it in Europe, as a pro?" We decided to find out what it's really like to live the dream...

The Dangers of Arenberg

The Arenberg Forest has for 106 years been a pivotal part of Paris-Roubaix. Although not the first section of cobblestones, it is the one of the most important, where a good position at the front is crucial to a high placing, but no guarantee that riders are safe from the dangers that await them inside...

The Flemish World Championships

The Tour of Flanders, the Ronde Van Vlaanderen, The Flemish World Championships - whatever you call it, is argueably the biggest race of the year in cycilng mad Belgium.This short history of the Tour of Flanders is reported from CSC-Tiscali.com.

Lampre-Daikin in True Italian Style

Giuseppe Saronni and Domenico Nardelli have agreed to unite their efforts to achieve a common goal - the success of the Lampre-Daikin team and it's arrival in true Italian style.

La Primavera Too Close To Call

Michele Tomasi reports on the favorites for Round 1 of the World Cup, starting this Saturday in Milan, including some translated interviews from Italian magazine Bicisport.