May 25, 2020 - Another week in and closer to seeing some racing. Olympics'21 or cancel? - Top Story. The Challenge of Stars. Other news from Démare, Roglic, Chaves, Evenepoel, CCC, Van Aert, Naesen, Zeeman, Pellizotti, Contador, Froome, Felline, Quintana, Lotto Soudal, Dauphiné, Bernal, Higuita, Deignan, Rebellin, Ventoso, Madiot, Euro Champs, PostNord Danmark Rundt, Woman's Vuelta, Pieters, Uneken, Landis and Armstrong.
Bookshelf: As we all know, Europe is the Promised Land of Cycling and as a professional athlete if you want to make it big you need to make it there. 2019 saw a Colombian, Egan Bernal, victorious, and a fascinating new book, “The Big Climb,” recounts the ups and downs of a South American country's love affair with pro racing.
PeloPics: The 2019 Vuelta a España presented the competing teams on Thursday in front of a large multi-national crowd in the Spanish resort town of Moraira. The opening event was shown on live TV with all the razzmatazz of a Grand Tour, PEZman Alastair Hamilton was there to take in the fun.
They’re part of the landscape now, those Colombian riders; Chaves, Gaviria, Quintana, Uran and now Egan Bernal, all rampaging across Grand Tours and Classics landscapes. Ed Hood was one of the first to 'big up' Egan Bernal, here is his article form a couple of years ago about the Colombians influence on modern cycling.
Race Report: After a terrible year, Esteban Chavez is back and he gave Mitchelton-Scott their first stage win in the 2019 Giro d’Italia. At the finish of stage 19 in San Martino di Castrozza he won from the early break. Andrea Vendrame had a bad luck on the final climb, but nevertheless finished second. Richard Carapaz kept the pink leader's jersey going into the final decisive days.
PeloPics: The first week of the 2018 Giro d'Italia is under the riders belt and there has been contraversy and some good racing, but Thursday's stage finalé on the volcanic climb of Mount Etna was classic. Here are the best shots from the day - The PEZ Etna photo gallery.
Dec 26, 2016 - Merry Christmas from EUROTRASH. Top Story - Esteban Chaves receives award from cycling journalists. Race action: Cyclocross from Diegem with video, report and result. Van der Haar to return to racing, Qintana and Froome set out their 2017 season, De Gendt back up Mont Ventoux, Enzo Wouters knee surgery, Movistar re-sign riders and Gazprom-RusVelo new video. Plus home training for cyclocross.