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GENT-WEVELGEM’21: The Cobbles, Plugstreets & The Men to Watch

The sophistication of Milano-Sanremo gives way to the gritty reality of the Flemish cobbles, with the chance of freezing, horizontal rain and gale force winds. Gent-Wevelgem is said to be for the sprinters, but it's always a hard-man who wins. Ed Hood looks at the race and the top riders for Sunday.

MILAN SANREMO: Why We Love This Race And You Should Too

Milano-Sanremo is the first big one-day meeting of the stars. We've had the amuse-bouche of the 'Opening Flemish Weekend' but the main course starts here. Ed Hood runs through the history, the course and who the possible first rider will be across the finish line on the Via Roma.


It's not Paris-Roubaix, but the Strade Bianche has its own uniqueness, the Tuscan race may not be a Monument (yet), but it is a Classic of nail-biting proportions. Ed Hood takes his look at the Italian 'White Roads' race.

2021 Giro d’Italia: The PEZ First Look!

The first Grand Tour of the season is the last to announce their route for 2021. As always the 'percorso' has everything, including a time trial finalé. Ed Hood has run an educated eye over the course for the 'PEZ Giro d'Italia First Look'.

2021 Vuelta a España: The PEZ First Look!

The Vuelta of the Cathedrals, yes the cathedrals of mountain climbing pain! The organisers of the Spanish tour have searched out more stunning climbs for this year's edition, Ed Hood has run an eye over the 'recorrido' to give us his Vuelta first look.

Tour de France 2021: The PEZ First Look!

After probably the best Tour de France for years, we already have the 2021 la Grande Boucle route to look forward to. Ed Hood takes a 'first look' at the course and stages of the cycling Behemoth that is the Tour de France.