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 book, “The Big Climb,” recounts the ups and downs of a South American country's love affair with pro racing.
July 23, 2020 - Strade Bianche is the first course of the new 2020 race menu. Worlds could move to April next year - Top Story. Croatia champs. Van Avermaet to AG2R, INEOS Grenadiers, Colombians in Madrid, except Betancur and Milan-Sanremo. Rider news. Race news. Team news. Plus Contador Foundation race postponed, Preidler convicted of sporting fraud and Movistar to wear charity jersey at Strade Bianche.
July 16, 2020 - Racing very soon! Sunweb rider sent home from training camp - Top Story. So much news this EUROTRASH Thursday: De Vlaeminck on Evenepoel and Colombian's fly. Race news, rider news and team news. We finish with a song and a new poster for the 2020 Giro d'Italia.
May 28, 2020 - Will we see fans road-side? - Top Story. Cycling news just keeps coming in: Colombians fly, Worlds in Switzerland, Bruyneel deal, Dumoulin MPCC, Viviani Tour/Giro, Pedersen to Poland, Groenewegen prefers Giro, Buchmann no fans, Démare operation, Backstëdt breaks shin, Higuita good as Urán, Cant and Naesen contract, Hageland go ahead, Ridley sponsorship, ISN season and Simeoni and Hamilton talk about the Lance film.
Book author, TV pundit, journalist... salsa dancer! The talent list goes on for Matt Rendell. Apart from his life in cycling, Rendell has a love for Colombia, Ed Hood managed to track Matt down for a chat about his latest book, and a lot of other things, 'Colombia Es Pasión'.
Apr 30, 2020 - Will the Tour start in August? Top Story. Quintana blames Valverde, Vuelta updates, no Basque Country, San Sebastián and DeutschlandTour, Tour or Football for Copenhagen, Valverde talks Tours, Lelangue happy, Evans on Van der Poel and Evenepoel, Ganna Hour Record, Evenepoel up the Muur, Matthews quarantined, Bernal, Quintana and Italians training, Bigla-Katusha and Gaviria training.
Oct 28, 2019 - The cross season is at Full Gas. Top Story-Giro'20. Reports and video form Saitama, Gavere and Beringen. Loads to catch up: Kittel, Wanty one-day WorldTour, Fuglsang Tokyo gold, Quintana in Colombia, Carthy signs, Modolo for Corendon, Bahrain and Cavendish, Euskadi, Roompot, UAE, Pantano in politics and “The Wolfpack: 365 Days At The Wheel”.
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.