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EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!

Aug 20, 2020 - Racing hits Wallonie - Race reports and video, but no fans for Amstel - TOP STORY. Plus Giro dell’Emilia and Tour du Limousin. Evenepoel to make full recovery, but De Vlaeminck criticises his ability. Tour team announcements. Contract news. Injury news. And Lombardia video from UAE Team Emirates.

EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!

July 16, 2020 - Racing very soon! Sunweb rider sent home from training camp - Top Story. So much news this EUROTRASH Thursday: De Vlaeminck on Evenepoel and Colombian's fly. Race news, rider news and team news. We finish with a song and a new poster for the 2020 Giro d'Italia.

Readers’ Rigs: Gios Torino Perfection!

Carbon is all very nice, but the modern materials can't come close to the class and style of Marco's 1973 Gios Torino. The acquisition was inspired by Roger De Vlaeminck, although Marco's Gios is not on the Flemish cobbles, but under the California sun.

EUROTRASH News Round Up Monday!

Apr 13, 2020 - A dusty Paris-Roubaix, but... A full EUROTRASH: Virologist thinks there could be a 2020 Tour-Top Story. Bernal Tour, Thomas for health workers, Gaviria, Lefevere, British Cycling, De Vlaeminck on Van der Poel, Italian champs, cross season, l’Avenir, Nibali/Riis, Woods, Stuyven, Gilbert, Bahrain McLaren, Rogers, Colorado Classic, TCA and Deceuninck Roubaix video.

PEZ Bookshelf: The Beast, the Emperor and the Milkman

Book Review: Belgium: it's an odd place. A country put together from pieces other nations didn't really want, it seems resigned to an eternal identity crisis. But beyond this historic and political mess, there is a remarkable sporting story - cycling and the Flemish, described by author Harry Pearson as “a grand romance.”

EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!

Oct 31, 2019 - Good news: Roger De Vlaeminck is on the road to recovery - Top Story. Mathieu van der Poel returns to cross, Sky's Freeman admits ordering testosterone, Bennett and Archbold to Deceuninck, Jumbo-Visma completes line-up, other rider contracts, Sanchez stays at Astana, Epowers Factory Team to go, Masters’ registrations and 5 years of Nippo Vini Fantini Faizanè.

EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!

Oct 17, 2019 - Two 'Top Stories' in today's EUROTRASH: Merckx and De Vlaeminck in hospital and the 2020 Tour route. Reports from Sluitingsprijs Putte-Kapellen and the Superprestige in Gieten. Other news: Van Aert for the Tour, Cavendish-Keisse for Gent, Euro track champs, Tour of Guangxi, Phinney to retire, rider contracts, Specialized with Deceuninck and video of Dan Martin’s farewell.

Remco Evenepoel – The New Phenomenon?

Rider Feature: On Saturday, Remco Evenepoel put his name in the record books - The youngest winner of a WorldTour race and the third youngest winner of a Classic. The 'Next Big Thing' - a 'Phenomenon' - the next 'Merckx', all have been said about the young Belgian. We take a look at the man of the future... and now!

Britain’s Only Gent-Wevelgem Winner – Barry Hoban

It's Gent - Wevelgem 1974; you've made it over the savage Kemmel climb twice with the lead group and survived hanging on the back of an Eddy Merckx and Roger De Vlaeminck driven purge on the run-in; there are 17 guys left, so maybe you would settle for a top ten? Not if your name is Barry Hoban and you feel that the 'over-drive' is in your legs.