Ed Hood has been looking through his cyclocross interview archive and found this gem that was never published on PEZ. Keith Mernickle was one of the top British 'crossers' in the 60's and 70's when the scene had many a World class rider.
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Nov 23, 2020: Only seven months to the Tour de France. NTT now Qhubeka and Assos - TOP STORY. Reports and video from Merksplas cross and Israeli road champs. Kittel gets engaged, Giro'21 start in Turin, Bernal back problem, Valverde’s bad season, EF and POC, San Juan go ahead, rider retirements and lots of contract news.
Beryl Burton was one of Britain's greatest athletes and one of the best cyclists ever, a story brought to life and beautifully told in the DVD “Racing is Life - The Beryl Burton Story.”
It's good to see a sensible bike for the winter and wet days with mudguards, but also one that looks right stripped down for the sun. Adnan in Portland has a custom Drummond Columbus tubed frame built up with Campagnolo kit. A real beauty.
Ed Hood is suffering terribly from the covid-cancelled '6 Day' scene, but he can't turn his back on the wooden circle. Today he interviews a man who builds velodromes - Sander Douma, a Dutch architect who has been behind some of the best tracks all over the world.
Here's one for all you 'gravellers' out there: DMT KM1 XC/Marathon shoe, Arundel Czar and Tycoon handlebar and top-tube bags, XPEDO CXR Pro pedals, Castelli Unlimited jersey, Moots Routt 45 gravel bike, Rapha men's Explore long sleeve pullover and Zipp Service Course SL handlebar, stem & seatpost.
Last week, Ed Hood spoke to the silver medal winner at the European cyclocross championships, Thomas Mein. Now it's the turn of the bronze medalist, Cameron Mason. A young Scot with a big future.
Nov 19, 2020: No racing, but there is so much news. NTT Pro Cycling to carry on as Qhubeka - TOP STORY. Dowsett’s Hour Record postponed, Pidcock cyclocross season, Gebremedhin in hiding, no Langkawi'21 and Roux end of career. Contract news. Premier Tech co-sponsor Astana and sign Bauer. Behind the scenes video at De Ronde.