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Giro di PEZ: Off Course To Pisticci!

Back in 2013, 'The Pez' was in Pisticci, for a lot longer than he planned, due to the maze-like layout of old Italian towns. Here's the story: “Sempre Dritto” – ‘always forward’ makes a good translation.

Ed Roadside WORLDS’19: Under 23 Uproar!

Ed Roadside: The Men's Under 23 Road Race had it all! Hard conditions, tough racing and... Controversy. Not the best end to the day as 'winner' Nils Eekhoff was disqualified for spending a little too much time behind his team car after a crash. Ed Hood was there to see the full story unfold.

World Champion Norman Sheil – RIP

Obituary: Just days after we penned our tribute to departed six day Great, Germany’s Dieter Kemper, we find ourselves having to write another tribute to a track star. This time, one of Britain’s own, twice World Amateur Pursuit and twice British & Commonwealth Games Pursuit Champion, Norman Sheil.

Dieter Kemper – RIP

Obituary: It was British former motor pace rider, six day and road man, Norman Hill who informed us of the passing of one of the six day Greats, at the age of 81 years, Dieter Kemper has left us.

Riding l’EROICA With Scatto Bike Tours

The preparation for any new tour requires a lot of planning and ground work. Scatto Bike Tours' EROICA/GF Roma is their newest trip and this last weekend they drove from Vicenza, their home base, to check out the EROICA event and sort out some of the logistics and details. This is what they found.

PEZ Retro: Hi-Tech 1989 Style With Tony Graham

1989 Track Worlds Retro: Over the last few weeks Ed Hood has looked at the weird, wonderful and downright useless retro road bike equipment.  He turns his eye to the track with a look back at the 1989 World Championships through the lens of New Zealand fast-man, Tony Graham. 

PEZ Asks: “What Now For Christopher Froome?”

Ed's Opinion: There has been many words written on 'FroomeGate' since his adverse drug control result was announced (leaked). Ed Hood has been quietly watching it all unfold, now after taking a deep breath and with medical advice and hindsight, he clears the air with his view on Chris Froome and salbutamol. 'Ed froomigates the salbutamol story'.