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The Giro and Tour selection process and the UCI’s seeming inability to create stability might seem to be at odds but are birds of a feather. And that bird is sitting directly over the riders…

Astana Out Of Tour De France

It’s the big news today in cycling – the ASO says the Astana team will not be invited to any of their events – including the Tour de France. Given that none of the team's riders or management have been found guilty of any doping offence, nor are under investigation, and considering last year’s winner and 3rd place finisher ride for Astana, it’s a shocker. Here’s Team Astana’s official response…

RIDE WITH JELLY BELLY At ToC: A WINNER!

Crashing waves, scenic vistas - and some of the nicest lycra clad butts in pro cycling – all just outside your car window! The Tour of California starts in less than a week – and we’re happy to congratulate Tony Williams of Jupiter FL as winner of the stage 4 ride in the Jelly Belly Pro Cycling Team’s car.

Hincapie To Breakaway From Cancer

As the Tour of California fast approaches, cycling attention at home turns to the cream of American riders who’ll be the obvious fan favorites. Atop that list is George Hincapie, who’ll be joining the Breakaway From Cancer charity ride in Palo Alto CA on Feb10th, and who recently talked about life on a new team, and his involvement with this good cause…

PEZ-Tests: The TREK MADONE 6.9

It’s been years in the making, and enjoyed a long life of race wins and dealer sales, but one of America’s biggest brands stepped back and did a full rethink on their most successful bike. PEZ gets personal with one of the most anticipated bikes for 2008 - the all new TREK Madone 6.9.

PEZ Remembers: Gary Wiggins

The tall, raw-boned rider ambled across to the barrier; he was broad and square across the shoulders, big-thighed and walked with a loose-limbed gait. His long legs made easy work of straddling the steel fence which separated the riders' enclosure from the paying public at the Gent Six back in the early 80's. As he headed off to his cabin, a mechanic looked-up from the already gleaming machine he was polishing and gave a cheerful; 'Hi Gary!' The rider said nothing, but acknowledged the greeting…

PEZ Interviews: Swedish Star Emma Johansson

Just one of a new, young generation leading women’s cycling forward is Swedish flyer Emma Johansson. With the 2008 season and a host of racing targets around the corner, PEZ grabbed some small talk with Emma about her new team and her ambitions for the year ahead.

PEZ-Clusive Interview: Gustav Erik Larsson!

After years of admiring from the outside, Swedish TT ace Gustav Erik Larsson finally snared his dream contract - a gig with Scandinavian racing behemoth CSC. With that notorious CSC winter training camp in the frozen wilds of Norway behind him, is it still all he hoped for? You betcha! Here's the low-down.

Julian Dean: Back In Black

Julian Dean will be again riding in the jersey of the New Zealand national champion this year after his recent victory. PEZ caught up with the Slipstream sprinter at home before his return to Europe for the 2008 season.