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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.