Ed Hood spoke to Ex England international footballer, Geoff Thomas, before he took on the 2021 Tour de France route for his leukaemia charity. Ed caught up with Geoff after 'his' Tour to hear how he and his peloton got on.
This week it was announced that the INEOS Grenadiers team would be swapping their clothing supplier from the Italian manufacturer Castelli to the Belgian Bioracer company. Ed Hood caught up with Raymond Vanstraelen, the man behind Bioracer - More than just a cycle clothing manufacturer.
Mark Cavendish won his thirty-third Tour de France stage on Tuesday, the man who shepherded him to the finish line was Michael Mørkøv. Ed Hood caught up with the fast Dane on Monday's rest day to hear about history in the making.
Not too much was expected from the EOLO-Kometa team in the Giro d'Italia, but they had better results than many of the ProTour and WorldTour teams. One rider who was seen many times off the front in Italian Grand Tour was Mark Christian, Ed Hood had a word.
Ex England international footballer, Geoff Thomas, is a leukaemia survivor and has turned his hand to cycling. Not just a 'bit of a bike ride' but the full Tour de France course, and all for charity. Ed Hood caught up with Geoff to hear all about it.
As the peloton is about to start the final week of the 2021 Giro d'Italia, we talk to Andy Hampsten, the only rider from the US to win the Italian Grand Tour. Hampsten was the hero of the 1988 Giro as he battled through a Gavia snow storm to eventually take final overall victory. Ed Hood gets the full story.