Gift Guide #4: Another week down and another week nearer the holiday season and those gifts won't buy themselves! In our fourth 'Gift Guide' we have offerings from NormaTec recovery systems, Rapha, Sidi, Genus by Vadolibero, Bont, FSA wheels, Nalini clothing, Basso and WIN Sports Detergent.
For nearly 30 years the Astra model has been hand-made in the Basso factory in northeastern Italy. The first model, released in 1990, was constructed from CroMo and welded to perfection. From its alloy origins to its modern-day composite structure the Astra has evolved through 5 generations of exquisitely made racing frames.
Ivan Basso and Team Discovery held a press conference before the launch of the 2007 Giro corsa last Saturday in Milano. Although Basso said nothing that was new, it was Johan Bruyneel who sent a strong message to cycling sport’s organizing bosses to get their act together. Pez was there and here’s how we saw it.
In the last 24-hours, Strasbourg, the site of this year's Grand Depart for Le Tour, has become the epicenter of what probably will be the most immense doping fall-out in cycling history, if not sport. PEZ-Man on the scene, Ed Hood catches us up on the explosive news.