Tom Dumoulin decided last Friday evening to take unpaid leave for an indefinite period. He takes a break in his career, because he has not felt happy as a cyclist for a year. Whether he will ever return to the peloton is now the big question. We look at the circumstances and hear from other riders.
As every year, Ed Hood is welded to the TV for every pedal stroke of the Tour de France. Of course there's the massive disappointment of not being 'Roadside' in 2020 (damn Covid-19), but he's ever eagle-eyed for the each day's 'real' story. Take it away Ed...
The 2020 World championships in Switzerland will go ahead-Top Story. Slovenian TT title. The Manuela Fundación situation, Lefevere talks COVID-19, UAE Tour team, Evenepoel Giro, Alaphilippe and Van Avermaet for Strade Bianche, Thévenet on Dumoulin, Circus not going to Canada, Landa and Mas for Tour, Weening for Giro, contract news, Yates to Nippo, Tour earlier in 2021, Yorkshire uncertain, Portugal postponed, Giro to climb Colle Fauniera, teams for l’Ain and Getxo, no Japan Cup, Bingoal…
May 28, 2020 - Will we see fans road-side? - Top Story. Cycling news just keeps coming in: Colombians fly, Worlds in Switzerland, Bruyneel deal, Dumoulin MPCC, Viviani Tour/Giro, Pedersen to Poland, Groenewegen prefers Giro, Buchmann no fans, Démare operation, Backstëdt breaks shin, Higuita good as Urán, Cant and Naesen contract, Hageland go ahead, Ridley sponsorship, ISN season and Simeoni and Hamilton talk about the Lance film.
The 2020 Giro d'Italia should have started last Saturday, the 9th of May in Budapest with an 8.6km individual time trial, so to keep our spirits up we look back at the 2018 Giro d'Italia. At PEZ we like see behind the scenes, here is the 'Ultimate Giro'18 Photo Gallery' stage-by-stage collection.
Apr 09, 2020 - Paris-Roubaix isn't on this Sunday, but we have a full EUROTRASH. Tour postponed for a month-Top Story. News from: Dumoulin, Contador, Kwiatkowski, Rowe, Deceuninck, Mitchelton-Scott, Viviani, Carapaz, Naesen, Cavendish, Suisse, Adriatica, BC Superweek, Team Novo Nordisk, NTT, Giro, Nys Academy and Sunweb message.
Apr 06, 2020 - I never thought I would write a report on a virtual race - Top Story. The cycling world is still busy: Martinelli deliveries, Dumoulin, Degenkolb, Van der Poel and Betancur talk, French riders outside, full Vuelta, CCC wages, B&B Hotels unemployed, Köln canceled, operation for Tchmil, Circus virtual Classics and Utah canceled.
Feb 20, 2020 - Good news as the Poggio will be in this years Milan-Sanremo - Top Story. Race reports and video from Ruta del Sol and Algarve. Other cycling news: Degenkolb to miss Algarve and Het Nieuwsblad, Pinot to Paris-Nice, Dumoulin parasites, Greipel operation, UAE, Sunweb, CCC and Deceuninck - Quick-Step to UAE Tour, Mercado arrested, Tissot times the Giro and Eurovision extends until 2025.