This Saturday sees the re-scheduled 2020 Giro di Lombardia, one of the oldest Monuments. Ed Hood isn't old enough to remember the first edition in 1905, but has had a romantic relationship with the 'Race of the Falling Leaves' for a long time. He casts his memory back to his first visit to the Northern Italian race in 2007.
Aug 13, 2020 - Race reports from the Dauphiné and Piemonte. Psychologists look at Evenepoel and Van Aert-TOP STORY. Lombardia with team news. Race news: World champs canceled, plans for the Tour. Rider news and contract news. Groenewegen and Jakobsen, Gilbert father again and Contador and Van der Poel become business partners.
Two stunning Italian Classics down and now we move on to the climbs around Lake Como. Wout Van Aert dominated Strade Bianche and Milano-Sanremo, but the 'Classic of the Falling Leaves' is a much different proposition. Ed Hood runs his experienced eye over the history, the course, and picks his betting-card of the re-scheduled Monument.
Wahoo, the leader in workout apps and connected fitness devices, is excited to reveal the newest KICKR smart trainer. The fifth-generation KICKR improves on the legendary realistic ride feel that Wahoo riders prize, and also offers riders a wide range of improvements to elevate every ride.
TOOLBOX: After the first few years of cycling, we learn that the best gear, the fanciest supplements, and the most favorable weather will only get us so far. In order to take performance from good to great, the resources, skills, and extra juice we need to improve comes from the inside, not out.
Fans of modern Formula One know that the Pirelli P Zero is the official tire used by all the teams. The P Zero moniker is also used for Pirelli's top of the line of clincher bicycle tires. PEZman, Chuck Peña, gets his hands on a pair of new Pirelli P Zero tubeless tires, here is how he got on...
Aug 10, 2020 - Another phenomenal weekend of racing, but first some good news for Fabio Jakobsen - TOP STORY. Race action from Milano-Sanremo, Tour de Pologne, Tour de l’Ain, Ventoux Challenge and the Czech Tour. Race preview of the Dauphiné. Contract news. Sick-bay news. We finish with Sanremo video by Jumbo-Visma.
Italy, land of vino, pasta, Fausto Coppi and home of the ultimate retro-ride. L’Eroica, “the Heroic,” runs every October, but it has been canceled for 2020. PEZman Leslie Reissner looks back to when he was lucky enough to join the participants enjoying some fine weather, great food and some truly terrible roads on heavy bicycles with inappropriate gearing and lousy brakes.