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GIRO’15 Roadside: Monstro Mortirolo!

Ed and Martin jumped off at the deep-end, first day at the Giro 2015 and they went for the hardest day with, arguably, the hardest climb of this years race. The Passo del Mortirolo strikes fear into the heart of many a bike rider. The boys find out why.

ED’s GIRO Roadside ‘PEZ Top 12’

When looking back at the 2015 Giro d'Italia it's hard to think of any negatives. The only 'what if' would be Landa being told to wait for Fabio Aru in a Froome/Wiggins sort of way. Ed and Martin were back home in Scotland and 'happy' to be at their day jobs, so we asked them for the 'Top 12' best things Giro.

Ed’s GIRO’16 Roadside Look Back

Roadside Giro 'Top Twelve': Ed Hood had the pink mist of the Giro d'Italia running through his head and has picked his 'Top Twelve' high points of the Italian Grand Tour from a roadside point of view. The Tour de France is for everyone, but the Giro is the Grand Tour for the cognoscente and Ed is a connoisseur of all things Giro.

PEZ Roadside: Cobbled Fun Following Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne’20

Ed Roadside in Belgium: From the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday, Ed's gang of 'Race Chasers' moved a little down the road for the second race of the Belgian opening weekend - Sunday's Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne and more cobbled action. A stunningly dry day for a northern Classic, but that wouldn't 'dampen' the atmosphere.

STRADE BIANCHE PEZ Roadside: Ale on the White Roads

ROADSIDE: Our PEZ-Man in Italy, Alessandro Federico, wasn't going to miss the 2021 Strade Bianche, but no race accreditation and the worry of being stopped by the police added new challenges. But 'Race Chasing' is Ale's speciality, if anyone could do it... Ale - Il campione race chaser.

How To Do the Flemish Weekend Like A Pro

Ed Hood takes us to the Flemish 'Opening Weekend', the first of the Spring Classics in Belgium. We look back at his trip to Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne in 2019. How to do the Flemish weekend like a pro.

Roadside PEZ: The Cobbles of the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad ’20

Best of PEZ Roadside: I know when the season proper has started when my inbox is full of photos of Belgian cobbles and cold bike riders from Ed Hood. Ahead of next weekend's Cobbled Season openers in Flanders, Ed takes us back to 2020's perfect weekend. First up was the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday, but the Classic weekend started on Friday night in Gent.

PEZ Goes Belgian: The ‘Flemish Strawberrycross’

PEZman Ed Hood was in Belgium last weekend (2022) 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.

PEZ Goes Gent – Ed’s Full Belgian Weekend

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.