Ed Hood always keeps his eyes open for any new 'Young Guns' on the scene, but you could hardly miss Joshua Tarling from Wales as he stormed the junior Worlds time trial for the rainbow jersey. Ed caught up with Joshua before he won in Wollongong and also has some word from the new INEOS Grenadiers signing after his victory.
Ed Hood has been scrutinising the results of the 'young guns' and the name Rob Scott jumped out after his win in the Classic Paris-Troyes. British based Rob races for the successful WiV-SunGod continental team with a good 'home and away' calendar, Ed wanted to hear more...
The Volta a Portugal doesn't get much recognition outside its home country, but it's hard and difficult to get a result there. Scott McGill not only won two stages, he also brought home the final win in the points classification. Ed Hood caught up with Scott on his return to the US, before he won the Bucks County Classic last weekend.
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 History. Ed Hood caught up with Michael to hear all about it.
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 the rough surface discipline.
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 finished in the white 'best young riders' jersey. Here is her story.
Tour Rider Interview: Jeff Pierce is one of only two US riders to have won the final stage of the Tour de France on the Champs-Élysées in Paris. The other is Greg LeMond who won in 1989, Pierce took his victory two years previously, just ahead of Canada's Steve Bauer. Ed Hood has his story.
Ed Hood catches up with Sebastien Sasseville who recently finished the Race across America (RAAM). Sebastien has type 1 diabetes, but he didn't let that stop him racing 4,800 kilometres across twelve US states.