What's Cool In Road Cycling

PEZ Goes to the Show: Gatineau Salon du Velo

After an absence of four years, the Gatineau Salon du Velo returned to the city, directly across the Ottawa River from Ottawa, on March 11-13 this year. The show is the largest consumer show in the National Capital Region devoted to cycling. In 2023 more than 100 exhibitors and brands would be on hand, with some 6,000 visitors.

PEZ At the Movies: Three Peaks & In Between

One woman takes on the ultra distance Three Peaks solo bike race from Austria to Nice, riding 2,150km and climbing over 30,000 meters - and riders must fend for themselves with no support. Are you as tough as young German woman Jana Kesenheimer?

PEZ Goes to the Movies: On Her Own—Biking from Hamburg to North Cape

With the emergence of the gravel bike and the ability to ride most kinds of road surfaces, along with lightweight baggage and navigation by satellite, bikepacking has become a significant cycling discipline. Not everyone wants to race but there are other ways to test your physical limits and self-reliance. And, of course, in the Era of the Selfie, it is possible to share the adventure.

PEZ Bookshelf: Ride Inside

After Covid-19 there was a surge in the popularity of e-racing, even with some virtual races actually contested by top riders, inside riding is now clearly A Big Thing. Noted coach Joe Friel's book looks at this trend and how to use it.

PEZ At the Movies: A Week with the UCI World Cycling Centre

The UCI is often derided for its conservative approach to new technology and arcane and complex rules, notably on sock height and handlebar position. However, there is much more to the UCI than this and Wahoo recently partnered with the organization to present the activities of the UCI's World Cycling Centre in Aigle, Switzerland.

PEZ Bookshelf: The Driller: Life Cycle Bob Addy

Bob Addy was a 'name' that cropped up regularly in the British results in the 60's and 70's. Ed Hood gives us the background on Bob and his thoughts on 'The Driller', Bob Addy's insight on British racing before the likes of Sky and INEOS.

PEZ Bookshelf: Remembering Fausto Coppi

The Giro d'Italia has, since its beginning, played host to great drama, and one of these is the story of Fausto Coppi, a heroic and tragic figure of bike racing's Golden Age. On January 2 every year there is a big event in Castellania, a tiny village in Italy’s Piedmont region. Cycling fans from all over come to pay homage.