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EuroTrash Thursday!

Say Arrivederci to the Giro as it’s almost Bonjour to Le Tour. We’ve got the latest on the ASO/UCI punch-up as well as the tune up events in Luxembourg and France. Stateside, it’s Philly and a full-up Nature Valley as well as Johan serving up some bedtime reading. It’s a global ET and it’s full today.

Great Head: Giro Ionos Helmet Review

Tough job for Giro… Trying to one up what many feel is the nicest helmet in the peloton in their own Atmos was no easy task, but they did the job with the new (though we’ve been tempted with ‘em for a year now) Ionos… Here’s how we see (or feel) it.

PEZ Interviews: Angelo Coppi

‘Campionissimo’ – the name given to only a very few cyclists in Italian history – the elite who rose above ‘normal’ champions – the best of the best. Fausto Coppi is perhaps the best known campionissimo, and his legend is as much a part of his country’s cycling sport as the bicycle itself. PEZ’s Alessandro Federico talked recently with Angelo Coppi – the son of Fausto.

Giro Prologue: Pacing Strategies

The Grand Tours are already upon us, starting with the Giro prologue in Seraing, Belgium this coming Saturday. Prologues and time trials are a different breed of effort, requiring high pain threshold and perfect pacing. What are some pacing strategies that we should be looking out for?

Giro06 Preview: PEZ Rides Stage 7

You could argue that this year’s Grand Tour season begins May 13th, with the Giro’s great 7th stage. The peloton will climb the brutal Monte Catria before approaching a steep uphill finish at the village of Saltara, which is hosting its first Giro finish. PEZ’s Alessandro Federico tested his early season legs and discovered Saltara’ all-pervasive passion for cycling.

EuroTrash Monday!

Give me your tired and old leftovers, give me your sour milk, your rotten tomatoes, your moldy bread - I'll sort it nicely like any good Euro and give you EuroTrash, lots and lots of it.