Ed Roadside: After the Elite men's time trial, the Yorkshire World championships have jumped to the road race rainbow jersey competition and Ed Hood is in Harrogate for more action. First up was the stunning win by Quinn Simmons in the junior mens race.
Ed Roadside: From the comfort of his 'virtual cafe' Ed Hood hit the Yorkshire roads for his favourite event - The time trial, and better than that - The World elite men's time trial. The best men against the clock lined up in Northallerton for Ed's appraisal. Of course, the star of the day was Rohan Dennis.
OVO Energy Tour of Britain Stage 1 PeloPics: Fresh from his visit to the Vuelta a España, Ed Hood had a more local assignment last weekend - The start of stage 1 of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain in Glasgow. The 70 kilometres from Ed's house to the start of the British Tour was much easier than the 2,000K to the Vuelta salida in Alicante, but it was just as much fun.
Vuelta Rest Day No.1: The first nine days of the 2019 Vuelta a España are now just dust, or in the case of stage 9 in Andorra - mud! Ed Hood is in a virtual Andorran café to review the Spanish action so far and give us his unique view on the Grand Tour as it takes its first rest day in the Pyrenees.
Final Tour Rant: The sun has set on the Champs Élysées for another year - Yes, it's Monday Tour cold turkey time! Ed is in his virtual Paris Boulevard café with this morning with L'Équipe next to his café au lait and soberano, to give us his run-down on the final week's action. The end of the 2019 Tour road.
Tour Rest Day No.2:Can it be a full week since the last rest day? So much has happened and Ed Hood has his finger on the pulse of the 2019 Tour de France. Sat in his virtual cafe in Nîmes, the PEZ 'fount of all knowledge' gives us his slant on the Pyrenean action and 'what next?'
Tour Rest Day No.1: Ten days down and it's the 2019 Tour de France first rest day. Ed is in a 'virtual' cafe in the historical town of Albi with a café au lait avec brandy and this morning's copy of L'Equipe. Time to look back over what has been a very good first week in the 'Grande Boucle'.
Interview: Canada has a long history of top road riders and the most successful could be Steve Bauer. From Olympic Silver to World's Bronze, close to winning Paris-Roubaix and that World's finish in Ronse, plus being a most dependable domestique, Steve was the complete package. Ed Hood managed to grab the now CCC Team directeur sportif for a word.
Copenhagen 6 Day: As the curtain came down on the final days of the Copenhagen 6 Days, Ed Hood was working hard bellow the boards to see out the last three days... or nights, and so the '6 Day' gerbils stop racing round in circles until next winter.