Ed Hood has missed out on his trips to Belgium for the '6 Days' of Gent since 2020, but this year was going to be the full Flemish experience. A cyclo-cross, 't Kuipke and of course beer and those famous nights in the bars of Gent.
Nov 28, 2022: Cyclo-cross World Cup in Hulst and the X2O Badkamer Trofee Kortrijk, results and video. Plus the Beking race in Monaco. Farewell to Iljo Keisse. Rider news from Roglič, Quintana, Museeuw, Weening, Knox, Evenepoel, Bilbao for the Tour and Spanish doping case. Contract news. Team news and no alcohol at the World Cup cross in Benidorm.
“A man's got to know his limitations,” remarked American philosopher Clint Eastwood. In the world of cycling we face many limitations as to our weight, strength, power outputs, descending skills, and our inability to get sealant to stay in a tubeless tire. One skill that does not seem to get the attention it deserves is how to corner. A recent GCN+ video examines this skill.
This week's 'Readers' Rig' is a little bit different. Writer and poet, Robert Lee Kendrick's Specialized doesn't leave the house these days, but it still see's a lot of action on the home trainer. Robert's bike is maybe old, but has been armed with a Powertap hub and is a home trainer beater.
PEZman Ed Hood was in Belgium last weekend for the '6 Days' of Gent, to see the farewell to ‘t Kuipke Keizer’ Iljo Keisse. When in Belgium in November you have to go to a cyclo-cross, and so Ed and his chums took in the Telenet Superprestige Merksplas. PEZ veld kant.
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As teams hire, fire and sort their rosters, 'Super-Team' Jumbo-Visma gets stronger, and Intermarché - Wanty - Gobert Matériaux, who punched way above their weight look poised for a solid season ahead. Spencer Martin looks at this week's team shuffle news...
Nov 24, 2022: Evenepoel to the 2023 Giro? Pogačar thinking of Flanders, Pidcock to Dublin, Mas on descending, Van der Poel's cross calendar, Quintana not to Bahrain, Kiesenhofer to B&B, Broken Elbow for Rooijakkers and Welten to lead-out Démare. Contract news. Team news. Race News. Plus Fabio Jakobsen passes his marriage test.