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TOUR History: Scotland’s Best Tour Riders

Ed Hood has been following the Tour for many years and having one of his home Scottish riders in the Tour peloton added a certain sparkle. There have only been half a dozen Scots at a Tour Grand Départ, but all were champions.

Linda Ann Gets PEZ’d!

As the Vuelta a España hits the mid-way point, there was one rider who should have won the Spanish Grand Tour, Robert Millar was 'flicked' over the win in 1985 and then came close the following year. Robert's life change to Pippa York is well known, but what about his partner? Ed Hood caught up with Linda Ann to hear more.

Pippa York Gets PEZ’d!

Ex-rider Interview: There are still a few riders and ex-riders on the 'PEZ Wants to Interview' list, but now we can strike off one of the top names - Pippa York. Ed Hood pulled off the scoop for a good chat.

Robert Millar – A Hero’s Career in Detail

Rider Feature: With the Tour de France on the horizon we thought it may be a good time to look back at the career of the first ‘Anglo’ to win the coveted King of the Mountains jersey in the world’s biggest bike race. Robert Millar was showing what could be done on the overall and in the mountains of the Grand Tours, well before the Sky team dream.

Retro Collection: Quay Cycles in Drogheda

It was the Giro that made Austin Walsh do it - Invest so much time and money into his collection of cycling memorabilia which now threatens to overwhelm his bike shop. The Italian race started on the Emerald Isle in 2014 and Austin was so smitten by ‘The Pink Race’ that he decided to turn the bike shop, which he’s run since 1995, into a bike racing shrine.