Davide Rebellin has passed away at the age of 51. The Italian cyclist, who officially ended his long career this year, was hit by a truck in Montebello Vicentino on Wednesday. Ed Hood interviewed Rebellin last year, here is the rerun in tribute to the Italian rider.
If you regularly watch GCN you will know who Andrew Feather is and what he is famous for - Climbing hills fast. Feather has just taken back the British National Hill Climb title for the third time, so it must be time for an Ed Hood catch-up.
Ed Hood is always keeping his eye on the 'Young Guns' of the peloton and his most recent 'find' is a young man from the Island of Granada in the Caribbean, via London. Red Walters has been racing for the UK based Ribble Weldtite team and is also the road and TT champion of Granada, Ed had to find out more.
Gravel riding, Everesting, Endurance rides... They seem to be all the rage these days. Whatever you want to call it, it's people riding bikes and enjoying themselves. Ed Hood caught up with endurance rider Jack Thompson before his next record breaking ride.
Two weeks ago Yoeri Havik won the World Points championships on the Saint Quentin en Yvelines track. Ed Hood has worked with Yoeri at the '6 Days' and is a friend of the big Dutchman, so he had to call him up for congratulations and a Worlds chat.
We were sad to hear of the passing of one of Britain's top riders in the 50s and 60s - Brian Robinson. As a remembrance of Brian, here is an interview from a few years go where he spoke with Ed Hood about his win the French stage race, the Dauphine Libere. Rest in peace champion.
Ed Hood has caught the gravel race bug and has interviewed another rider from the first UCI Gravel World Championship - Mikey Mottram. Mottram has been a top rider on the UK domestique road scene, but has been hitting the gravel trails. Ed caught up with him to hear more.
Ed Hood has been keeping his race eye on the gravel scene and recognised a young man he knew: Toby Perry. An English rider who has been racing with Hagens Berman Axeon and finished his season with the first UCI Gravel World championships last week. Ed wanted to know more...