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Phil Liggett Interviews PEZ – ?!

After 18 years of covering le Tour de France, we've amassed a huge archive of classically PEZ reportage, including what may the earliest piece of PEZ material ever recorded, a once-lost rare video of ace cycling commentator Phil Liggett actually interviewing me! Grab a coffee and let’s set the ‘Way-Back’ machine to 1990...

TOUR DE FRANCE 2022: The PEZ First Look!

The route of the 2022 Tour de France was presented live on Thursday from the Palais des Congrès in Paris. The Tour Grand Départ is on Friday the 1st of July in the Danish capital of Copenhagen. The finish, staying with tradition since 1975, is on the Champs Elysées in Paris on Sunday the 24th of July.

Louise Garbett: Lesser Known TOUR Star!

Paul Kilbourne has sent through another great article to Ed Hood. Back in 1984 the women's peloton had an 18 stage Tour de France and young English girl, Louise Garbett finished in the white 'best young riders' jersey. Here is her story.

PEZ Bookshelf: Mapping Le Tour!

Book Review: As the 2021 Tour winds up the second week, Leslie Reissner takes a trip down Memory Lane and journeys the Tour de France routes of the past. Mapping le Tour by Ellis Bacon maps the journey taken from the first Tour to the 2014 Tour when the French race hit the roads of Yorkshire.

TOUR History: Ireland’s Best Tour Riders

After Ed Hood's look at his home Scottish Tour riders, he has tuned his eye on to the Irish pros who tackled the race around France. The men from the Emerald Isle have been very successful with stage, overall and points wins.

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.