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EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!

June 17, 2021: There is still a lot of cycling news out there to get through, including the retirement of Van Garderen. Cavendish talks Evenepoel-TOP STORY. Results and video from Adriatica Ionica, Camembert and the Netherlands and Belgium TT champs. Tour news. Rider news. Team news and AG2R Citroën joins the Tour caravan.

Northwave Extreme GT2 Road Shoes… The X-Frame Factor

If there's one thing I've heard from friends and PEZ readers about my recent shoe reviews, it's that they may be great shoes, but they are bloody expensive! You can spend less and still get high level, "pro quality" shoes. The Northwave Extreme GT2 shoes offer a lot of bang for your buck.

Bird Dog: A Simple But Hard Core Exercise

As we get into the meat of riding season many riders are beginning to focus on “core exercises” and “maintaining strength”. Let’s take it from the general to the specific with a focus on the classic “Bird Dog” exercise. 

EUROTRASH News Round Up Monday!

June 14, 2021: Results and video from Suisse, Slovenia and Belgium. UCI do not like Van Schip's handlebars. AG2R Tour riders, Cavendish and Buchmann to the Tour. Québec and Montréal canceled and Surhuisterveen moved. Molnar World champ, Alaphilippe leaves Suisse, Herrada and Guerreiro extend. Boom to SD Worx, Uno-X WorldTour and INEOS Dauphine video.

PEZ Bookshelf: Peloton Legends

Sports fans love comparisons. Baseball is famous for its obsession with statistics (“The most successful left-handed pitcher throwing against a Chicago team on a Tuesday evening...”) and certainly all sports have record-holders. Pro cycling defies easy comparison of its stars. Can we figure out who was truly The Greatest of All Time?

Tour of America’s Dairyland p/b Kwik Trip What’s New For 2021

The 2021 edition of Tour of America’s Dairyland p/b Kwik Trip launches in all its glory in just one week on Wednesday, June 16th! For the next 12 days, we will be racing on streets familiar to many and some not so familiar to any of us, but with one common theme, sincere Midwest hospitality full of gratitude that you have come to race your bikes in America’s Dairyland!

Rider Blog: Jason Goes to Rwanda

Jason Saltzman and his Wildlife Generation Pro Cycling team headed off to Africa to ride the Tour of Rwanda, an eight-day stage race in East Africa. A very different experience for Jason, and a great read of us.