What's Cool In Road Cycling



Cycology Kit Review: Put Some Fun in Your Ride

WARNING:  If you're a traditionalist who prefers muted shades and to not stand out in the crowd, you can stop reading now.  But if you're someone who dares to be a little bold and wants to put some fun in your ride, then Cycology kit is for you.  But there's more to this kit than just what meets the eye...




11 of the Most Radical Road Bikes Ever Built

Ed Hood has been looking back in time when bikes were 'innovative' in very radical ways, and not always for the best. Here is his choice of radical/unorthodox bike designs, some artisan beauty and some just plain ugly.

PEZ Goes to the Movies: The World’s Rarest Bikes

The history of the bicycle has been a gradual evolution from the original “safety” two-wheeler to today's high-tech lightweight competition marvels. GCN+ returns to the world of bicycle collectors to look at some more, well, super collections of racing bicycles. This time the GCN+ presenters focus on the unique and choose favourites.

Ed Goes E-Bike Graveling!

Instead of shooting over the Channel to 'Race Chase' the Classics or the Tour de France, Ed Hood has been getting better acquainted with his local paths, thanks to his Ribble gravel e-Bike. Here is one of his favourite gravel rambles.

PEZ Bookshelf: Bike Fit, 2nd Edition

A revised book by Phil Burt, simply titled “Bike Fit,” leads one to believe that proper fit is indeed one of the most important elements that cyclists, whether hard-core professionals, enthusiastic amateurs, or just someone going down to the shops, should consider.

PEZ Bookshelf: Ron Keeble A Boy From The Elephant

If you are into the British cycling legends of the 70s you will have heard the name Ron Keeble. A London boy who was a national champion, Olympic medalist and a prolific winner. Ed Hood has read Ron's autobiography.... Here are his thoughts on the book and an interview with Ron Keeble.

PEZ Bookshelf: Beryl – In Search of Britain’s Greatest Athlete

Beryl Burton is little-known in sports circles outside of bike racing enthusiasts. Although not the first biography about the rider, a new book entitled “Beryl - In Search of Britain's Greatest Althlete” by Jeremy Wilson, goes to address not only the truly astonishing athletic performances, but also looks at the person.




TOUR’22: Michael Mørkøv VS The Time Cut

One of the most moving stories from the 2022 Tour de France was at the back of the race. Recognised as the best 'lead-out man' in the WorldTour, Michael Mørkøv fought to stay in the race through sickness, hot weather and the fastest Tour in…

Peter Stetina Talks Gravel!

Ed Hood is trying very hard to prove that he isn't 'old school' and is open to new ideas... gravel racing! In his second interview with a road-man who has turned to gravel, Ed talks to Peter Stetina about his move from the smooth roads to…

Louise Garbett: Lesser Known TOUR Star!

Paul Kilbourne has sent through another great article to Ed Hood. We have the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift at the moment, but back in 1984 the women's peloton had an 18 stage Tour de France and young English girl, Louise Garbett…



RACE BREAKDOWN: What Does the Clásica San Sebastián Tell Us About La Vuelta?

Remco Evenepoel did it again! With an all-mighty attack, the young Belgian 'Super Star' solo'd to victory, in much the way he won the Basque race in 2019 and Liège-Bastogne-Liège this spring. Spencer Martin breaks down the Spanish one-day race and what it means for the Vuelta a España starting at the end of the month.

2022 TOUR DE FRANCE FEMMES Avec ZWIFT Full Race Round-Up!

The first Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift. It is without a doubt the race the women's peloton has been most looking forward to. Eight days of spectacle: From…

CLÁSICA SAN SEBASTIÁN’22: Evenepoel Wins His Second…

Remco Evenepoel attacked with more than forty kilometres to the finish, to solo for the win. Simon Yates tried to go with him, but no one could hold Evenepoel's…


100 Miles on an Old Rudge 3-speed to Raise Money for Phoenix Bikes Youth Bike Program

I wanted to share this Facebook post by my friend Henry Dunbar who is the Director of Operations for Active Transportation for Arlington County Commuter Services, overseeing the Capital Bikeshare, BikeArlington, and WalkArlington programs. He was previously the Executive Director of Phoenix Bikes. His post was a reminder to me that cycling is more than just carbon fiber, fancy kit, stylish shades, and watts.

OFFICINE MATTIO Launches the “Choose To Be” Campaign

Officine Mattio is promoting a motivational campaign, urging people not to remain passive and "be," however and whenever, and choosing cycling as a lifestyle.

Can The Driver Be Sued in a Car-Bicycle Accident?

If a motorist hits you while riding your bicycle, you can sue the driver for personal injury. In many cases, motorists are liable for damages when they strike cyclists.

What are the Best Sports Betting Strategies?

A betting strategy is a structured process in gambling to make money. Any sportsbook bettor will have some unique betting strategies that they employ to gain profit.

What Makes the UCI World Championships So Different From Other Races?

The UCI World Championships are heading down under again, taking place towards the end of September in Wollongong, Australia.

Vuelta a España Preview: Who and What to Watch For 

Now that the Tour has wrapped and Jonas Vingegaard can kick back and relax with his name written into the history books, we think it’s probably time to start talking about what's next - the Vuelta a España.




PHOTO SPECIAL: 2022 Harlem Skyscraper Cycling Classic

Harlem Skyscraper Cycling Classic Father’s Day event is in its 46th year. The day starts with kids’ races before…
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