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US Cross Star Katie Compton Gets PEZ’d!

As we are in the midst of the cyclocross season with the World championships in a few weeks, Ed Hood has caught up with US star of the mud - Katie Compton. Over fifteen years at the top end of cyclocross is quite some record.

Intermarché Wanty Gobert’s Taco van der Hoorn Gets PEZ’d!

The Wanty organisation has got the supermarket Intermarché on-board and are stepping up to WorldTour level for 2021. The team has contracted more top riders for next season, including Dutchman Taco van der Hoorn. Ed Hood spoke to Taco from his training base in Spain to get the low-down on the move.

Israel Start Up Nation DS Cherie Pridham Gets PEZ’d!

At the end of a year like 2020 it's good to hear of someone moving up to their dream job. Cherie Pridham has been rider and a directeur sportif in the pro peloton and in 2021 she will be behind the wheel of the Israel Start-Up team car. Ed Hood heard all about it.

Movistar’s Jelena Erić Gets PEZ’d!

Jelena Erić is a four time national road and time trial champion, and she is a hard worker for the Movistar women's WorldTour team and still only 24 years old. In these times of 'lockdown' rider interviews have to be done remotely, but not when the rider lives in your village. Our man in Spain Alastair Hamilton had to have coffee and a chat.

Belgian Star Hendrik Redant Gets PEZ’d

Hendrik Redant came out of the Flemish Classic's man mould; tough, strong and powerful. Ed Hood caught up with the man from Ninove in East Flanders to hear about his two part career - Behind the handlebars and behind the steering wheel of a team car.

EOLO-Kometa’s Mark Christian Gets PEZ’d!

Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso's EOLO-Kometa team is making a big step up for the 2021 season and has been signing experienced riders alongside their young up-and-coming riders. One of the new men is Mark Christian from the Isle of Man. Ed Hood caught up with him for a chat.

Hill Climb Specialist Andrew Feather Gets PEZ’d

You may have seen the recent GCN video: 'How Fast Do Pros Cycle Uphill? - Beginner VS Amateur VS Pro: Hill Climb Edition' where three different riders are pitted against each other. The climbing specialist is Andrew Feather, British Hill Climb champion, Ed Hood spoke to him after his championship win.