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Nikolai (& Froome) Put The Brakes On Disks!

Chris Froome is not sure about disk brakes, he never had them at Sky/Ineos Grenadiers, but with his new team and bike he has no choice. Ed Hood has been talking to our Soviet friend, Nikolai Razouvaev, who has his thoughts on the disk situation. Some of you won't like it.

12 Things I Dislike About 21st Century Cycling

Here at PEZ we recognise a good rant when we see one; so when style-conscious English pundit, Terry Lewis Batsford posted his ‘dislikes about 21st century cycling and bikes’ on social media we thought to ourselves; ‘we need to print this’. With Terry’s kind permission we reproduce his rant here, with our two cents worth added, naturally.

Why Do Pro Riders Crash So Much? More Thoughts

Continuing Ed Hood's theme of why there seems to be more crashes in the professional peloton recently, Ed caught up with British star of the 60’s and 70’s, Norman Hill for his thoughts. There have been many changes over the years - Norman throws some light on the less than positive 'improvements'.

Ed’s Rant: COVID-19, Disk Brakes and Remco

Ed's Rant: The World has been turned upside down, the coronavirus is affecting just about every facet of daily life all around the globe. Ed Hood became the victim of the last minute cancelation of the Manchester 3 Days, so a rant wasn't far off!

Ed’s New Year Rant – Cycling’s Biggest Questions Answered

Ed's Rant: 2020 and a new season is about to start, but there are a few unanswered question rattling around we need to address before we go any further. They maybe 'What Ifs' and 'Should Haves' but still important nonetheless. From Lance Armstrong to retro equipment, Ed hood brings the curtain down on those burning puzzles of the past... maybe.

Aquila Neo: A Peppy Endurance Bike

The road market may be diverging into many sub-disciplines and styles of bikes. Does that mean that there’s no longer room for a do-it-all road bike, or that it becomes a mushy mound of compromise? After my summer of riding on Aquila Cycle’s brand new Neo, I’d vouch for its ability to deliver solid performance for almost anything you’re planning on tarmac.

Ed’s Rant: Money Makes The World Go Round!

Ed's Opinion: Ed Hood has been keeping his rants in check, but the sight of a 22 grand bike has got his blood boiling and don't mention 1x11 and disk brakes! Bikes need to be sold and new 'fashions' or 'technologies' need to be found to keep the cycling World turning. Rant time!