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Pez Bookshelf: The Art of Cycling

Participants in men's professional bike racing have not been noted for intellectual pursuits or firepower. Maybe you don't have to think much when riding. But in “The Art of Cycling,” perhaps the most unusual cycling-related book we have enjoyed, there is revealed a very different side.

Obituary: GB Tour Rider Colin Lewis RIP

Colin Lewis was a top British professional in the 60's and 70's and if you are of a certain age he will have been one of your heroes. Tour de France rider, multi-national champion and many wins to his name - Ed Hood looks back over the life of a true champion.

PEZ Turns 20: Retro Ride In Velo Veritas

While 2022 marks PezCyclingNews' 20th anniversary, there are other milestones worth recognizing. For those riding virtually this year marked the 10th edition of The Tour of Sufferlandria, but for those wanting to ride outdoors and enjoy the pleasures of vintage machinery, roll out those steel bikes and head to Austria in June for the 10th edition of the wonderful In Velo Veritas, held in the wine region north of Vienna.

PEZ Bookshelf: The Beast, the Emperor and the Milkman

Belgium: it's an odd place. A country put together from pieces other nations didn't really want, it seems resigned to an eternal identity crisis. But beyond this historic and political mess, there is a remarkable sporting story - cycling and the Flemish, described by author Harry Pearson as “a grand romance.”