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Tour de PEZ: Gord Wraps It

PEZ Roadside Final #2: Two weeks inside the Pez/Tour bubble, and every second an adventure. The whole time was kinda like a mountain descent. You never know exactly what’s around the corner, you’re never sure if you’ll run out of road, you never forget that you’re high-wiring on the ‘going smoothly/going horribly’ tightrope.

Tour De PEZ: Ed Looks Back!

PEZ Roadside Wrap #1: The Tour is too full of stories to report in just 3 weeks, so here's Ed's look back... A wise man once said; “85% of your problems in life talk back at you!” In other words; “life is about people,” and we met the best of people on the 2008 Tour de France.

Carmichael Sez: The Long Journey to Yellow

Final Anaylsis: The 2008 Tour de France was the culmination of a long journey for Carlos Sastre, and for many other riders in the peloton it was an important step along their own progressions through the sport of cycling.

Tour de PEZ: Following Mr. Hansen!

PEZ Roadside St. 20: Steegmans sways out of the saddle, his long powerful, brown legs that can win Tour stages are stabbing at the pedals: Adam stays in the tuck, he’s more stylish than the QuickStep man, the gear is lower, but the bear-like Steegmans is coming back at the Australian...PEZ followed Adam Hansen from his warm-up through post race interview at today's final time trial!

Carmichael Sez: Fatigue Takes Its Toll

Stage 20 Analysis: What do you do when your primary rival is about equal to your strength in the mountains and superior in the time trials? You wear him down with relentless pressure and wait until fatigue strips away all of his advantages.

Tour de PEZ: Pez Goes MOTO!

PEZ Roadside: Stage 19 may be less than memorable in Tour history, but it was epic for PEZ. For the first time, we rode the entire stage on a “photo moto” – complete with our own pilot – and witnessed a TDF road stage from the vantage point normally reserved for photo-pros like Cor Vos and Graham Watson. It was a truly amazing day…

Carmichael Sez: The 27 MPH Recovery Ride

Stage 18 Analysis: For most of us, riding 122 miles in just a little more than four and half hours would not be any way to recuperate, but for the men hoping to stand on the podium in Paris, recuperation was the order of the day in Stage 18.

Tour de PEZ: Pleasure & Pain In Pellusin

PEZ Roadside Stage 18: The second category, 14 kilometre Croix de Montvieux, the last major climb of the 2008 Tour de France, and the last chance for CSC to widen the time cushion for their two contenders, Carlos Sastre and Frank Schleck, before Saturday's 53km time test.