Viktor does exist... I know, I've met him. Ed Hood is only the conduit of wisdom/bile emanating from Vik. The acid has been bubbling over and Ed has collected it up for your entertainment.
Retro Giro Rider Interview: As the 2019 Giro d'Italia gets ready for the final mountains and Sunday's time trial in Verona, Ed Hood looks back at the Giro d'Italia of the 70s with New Zealand's first Giro d'Italia rider - Bruce Biddle. He liked it so much he's still in 'La Bella Italia'.
This has been a beautiful and exciting Giro d’Italia. The race is about to enter its last week and there will still definitely be plenty of surprises and thrills to experience on the major climbs and in the conclusive time trial in Verona.
14 February 2004. Marco Pantani dies alone in Rimini. In a motel, after three days spent in a small room without seeing anybody. Pantani was still a Pro rider. During the previous year, during the Giro, he was able to show great moments and I remember, all over the winter, many people wondering about Il Pirata’s plans for the 2004. Then it all ended.
Gift Guide’18 #5: Another mixed bag of great gift ideas in our 5th holiday guide. Marquee Caps from Walz, the Giro Cinder helmet with MIPS, fork mount rack by Küat, breathtaking images by Michael Blann, Scicon race rain bag, Range torque ratchet, Knog Oi bell, the new Riot Buckle shoes by BONT and Donnelly EMP gravel tires. There must be a gift here for the special cyclist in your life.
Giro spec 150 grams (42.5) for the Prolight Techlace shoe on their web site. But despite their ultralight upper, updated Techlace closure material and TeXtreme Carbon sole, they missed the mark… They’re lighter.
American pro cycling in the 1980s is synonymous with Greg LeMond and Andy Hampsten. Both were supremely talented riders. The Outer Line recently caught up with Hampsten in Boulder, and had a chance to hear some of his reminiscences as well as his thoughts about the current state of pro cycling, and the future of the sport.
Nov 10, 2016 - You would think the EUROTRASH desk would be quiet in the middle of November... but no. Tinkov and Riis are sniping at each other - Top Story. Cycling news: 18 teams in the WorldTour, Van der Haar injured, Aru for Giro/Vuelta, Sky Sign Dibben, young talent for Lotto, Fernández crashes, Paulinho to Conti, Duque to retire, Paris Revolution cancelled, Volpi for Bahrain, AG2R roster, no Giro for RAI and no Tour for Portsmouth.