April 02, 2020 - The Flemish cobbles will be bereft of riders and fans on Sunday. Olympics and World champs problems-Top Story. No racing till July, Ciccone jerseys. Coronavirus talk. Tour talk. Flanders, Contador, Riwal Readynez, Giro/Vuelta clash, Geminiani, Aru, Meganck dies, virtual riding, TCA ethics officer and Flanders 2019.
Ed's End of Year Rant: 2019 was a good year for cycle sport and that man Ed Hood has been deep inside as much action as he could get. As we come to the start of 2020, Ed looks back at his memories of 2019 and sums up the season gone with his top picks of the fun.
Season Review: The 2019 road season is over and it was full of surprises from the 'new guard' of 'young guns' bring a breath of fresh air to the top events. Philippe Gilbert showed that it's not all over for the 'mature' riders, but there is a new broom in pro cycling. Ed Hood looks at the year's top events and the bright future of the sport we love.
Rider Report Card: The blood, sweat and dust has settled on the 2019 Spring Classic season and so it's rider report card time. PEZ Head Master, Ed Hood, has been strict with his scrutiny - There are a couple of 'top marks' and a few 'dunce caps' handed out, but who is at the top of the class?
Alberto Bettiol (EF Education First) put on an extraordinary performance to win the 2019 Ronde van Vlaanderen. Bettiol took off all by himself as he launched a fantastic attack on the legendary “Old Kwaremont” wall, with about 18 km to go to the finish line.
PeloPics: The Ronde van Vlaanderen can be the best race of the season and the 2019 edition didn't disappoint. Alberto Bettiol - A Flanders virgin - was the surprise winner, but a deserving one. We round up the PEZ Flanders coverage with a photo gallery from Cor Vos, some of the photos we missed on Sunday.
April 08, 2019 - The Tour of Flanders was everything we wanted - Video and rider quotes from De Ronde. Plus reports from the Giro di Sicilia. Denise Betsema doping - TOP STORY. Other cycling news: Team announcements for Pais Vasco, Peter Kennaugh to take a break, Offredo wants to ride the Tour, Campenaerts Hour Record diary and Søren Kragh Andersen's home story video.
Race Report: Alberto Bettiol was the first to the top of the final ascent of the Oude Kwaremont and he kept his attack going all the way to the line. A high calibre group followed him home but a lack of cohesion ended their efforts. Over six hours of 'full gas' action gave the Italian his first win as a pro.
Flanders Interview: He lives on the course, he's raced on it and driven the team car there - former pro rider and now team director Allan Peiper has the T-shirt and more when it comes to the Ronde van Vlaanderen. His man Alexander Kristoff won last week in Wevelgem, will the Peiper direct the winner this Sunday? Ed Hood gets the low-down from the man on the route.