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Geoff Drake Tells The Story Of Team 7-Eleven Book

Matt Wood talks to author Geoff Drake about his book: 'Team 7-Eleven: How an Unsung Band of American Cyclists Took on the World - and Won' which was published in 2011, ten years ago, the ground breaking team was started 40 years ago. A great insight behind the scenes of the time, that we thought was lost.

Canada’s Gord Fraser Gets PEZ’d!

There has been many tough riders come out of Canada; Steve Bauer, Jocelyn Lovell, Gordon Singleton and Ryder Hesjedal all come to mind, but there is also Gordon Fraser - A prolific winner on both sides of the Atlantic and Asia, plus Canadian National champion in 2004. Ed Hood found out more.

US Hero Eric Heiden Gets PEZ’d!

Interview: Olympic medalist and record setting ice-skater turned professional cyclist - Eric Heiden was a US hero that burst on the cycling scene with the iconic 7-Eleven team. Ed Hood caught-up with Eric at his home in Utah to hear all about his move from ice to tarmac and all his successes.

PEZ Bookshelf: The Story Of Team 7-Eleven

Once upon a time, not so long ago, there was a land, the United States of America, where some people believed there was a place for pro cycling and that an All-American Team could defeat the world. This was no fairy tale as the peculiar conjunction of an Olympic skating star, a determined construction worker and a fast-growing chain of convenience stores in 1980 made it possible.

PEZ Talk: Team 7-Eleven Founder Jim Ochowicz

If you are like me, the month of July is all about the Tour de France. This year, four American teams and ten American cyclists participated in the Tour, and an American team won it. Much of the growth and success of American racing in the European peloton over the last 20 years can be attributed to one man: Jim Ochowicz.