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Cipollini’s New Dolomia Goes Light, Fully Integrated, and Full Monocoque

If you follow Mario Cipollini on Instagram, you've seen him talking (in Italian) about the latest bike coming to the line that bears his name.  The new model is called the "Dolomia" - and designed to be "agile uphill, fluid downhill".  Add in fully integrated cable routing, disc brakes, a full monocoque frame weighing just 800g (Size M), and this looks to be an exciting addition to a line that's already set the bar pretty high for performance road bikes. When the brand launched a few…

What I Learned Chasing le Tour in a Cheap Rental Car

In 2003 I went to cover my first Tour de France as part of the press. I had almost no readers and even less money, so I rented the cheapest car I could find. It was small, and had no a/c, but I managed to capture some of it on video. Let's set the Way Back machine for Lyon, France.

Inside the PEZ Home Workshop

Here's my first video tour of the PezCyclingNews home bike shop, where I set up my own workshop inside the garage for basic to advanced road bike maintenance, and some of the tools and gear I use.

Lockdown Update Week #7 – Switch It Up

VIDEO: Life - even under lockdown, is about more than plotting my next escape by bike, so to stay sane under the Covid-19 lockdown this week, we voted to ditch the family life raft for a Sunday afternoon cross-town car trip to grab some pizza and take in a picnic view from the other side of the water.

PEZ’s Lockdown Week #5 Video Update

PEZ-Fans - that's Week #5 of the Covid Lockdown in the bag here at PEZ HQ. I managed to escape the family shelter for a solo ride today, and stopped to enjoy the view a from atop the British Properties - one of our local Top Rides.

Quiet Roads at PEZ HQ Under Tightest Restrictions Yet

VIDEO Message: Local roads normally jammed with cars on a Sunday afternoon were eerily quiet - perfect conditions for a solo bike ride. As the corona virus tightens its grip and the number of cases continues to rise, I made it through a weekend of the tightest restrictions so far.

Breathe deep and let the Aspin fill your mind with dreams!

Nestled between the infamous Col du Tourmalet and Col de Peyresourde in the beautiful Hautes-Pyrénées, the Col d’Aspin has a long and illustrious history with the Tour de France, first featuring in the race as part of the inaugural mountain stage (a mere 326km from from Luchon to Bayonne dubbed the Circle of Death) in 1910.