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PEZ Rides With Fast Freddie

PEZ caught up with Fast Freddie Rodriguez last Friday as he tuned up for Tour de Georgia at home in the Bay Area. The Davitamon-Lotto pro put our PEZ-man Todd Kohli through a 5 hour training “session” that barely left him with enough energy to ask a few questions…

The MAGNUS Diary: From the Bench

Big Maggy Backstedt missed the Classics due to his healing knee, but he didn’t miss the action – pulling tv duties for Swedish EuroSport. Maggy checks in post-Roubaix, and answers a bunch more Reader Questions…

PEZ Interviews: Paul Sherwen, Part 2

In Part Two of the PEZ interview with Paul Sherwen, Mr. Sherwen gives us his take on the Top Ride, Rider, and Team of the Year, thoughts on George Hincapie, and some fun stories from back in the day when Sherwen raced on the European pro circuit.

PEZ Interviews: Paul Sherwen, Part One

We all know Paul Sherwen is one of the two 'Voices of Cycling,' and if you've met him you'll also know he's a wealth of information and knowledge of the sport. As a racer for over 20 years, and PR man for Team Motorola - the man is a veritable treasure chest of stories and anecdotes. PEZ caught up with Paul and got his thoughts on just about everything.

PEZ Profiles: Maurice Burton

It’s Leicester’s Saffron Lane velodrome, August 1974. The newly crowned British 20 kilometre champion, Maurice Burton waves his bouquet. Sections of the crowd are booing. Is it because the champion rode a tactical race – or perhaps because his skin is a different color?

Pez Interviews: Saul Raisin

Maybe the youngest US pro riding with a ProTour team - Saul Raisin has made more than his share of miraculous comebacks from horrific crashes, and scored some impressive results to boot. In this PEZ-Clusive interview - we get a glimpse of what makes this guy go...

Steffen WESEMANN: Gets Pez’d Finale

In the first part of this very cool interview, Steffen Wesemann gave us a cobbles-eye view of his huge Tour of Flanders win. Now that we’ve recovered from 270kms of crashes and muurs, we get the goods on Paris-Roubaix and what Museuuw said as they chased, riding all the Grand Tours, and his relationship with the T-Mobile team…

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.

Phil Liggett: The Pez-Clusive Interview

It's been said that Phil Liggett can make anyone he meets feel like an old friend, just from chatting... That's how I felt after I talked to him last week from his home 40km outside London - like I'd just finished shooting the poop with an old buddy.