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How NTT’s Data Makes Watching LeTour Better

Tour de France fans this year will see more cool graphics, rider and race data, speeds, power output, and even predictions on when the break would be caught and who would win. Thanks to NTT - who specialize in collecting and applying data. But how does it all work? I talked with NTT's Peter Gray about how capturing over 150,000 points of data per hour is transforming our Tour viewing experience.

Le Tour Roadside Revisited: A Tour Chauffeur’s Tale

For every Batman there is a Robin and Callum MacGregor is the Robin to Ed Hood's Batman. Callum is the PEZ Tour de France chauffeur; yes, he sees the French Grand Tour close up, rub shoulders with the stars, look at the distractions and drive on those closed roads, but he does have a lot to put up with. Driving Miss Eddy.

TOUR’15 Roadside Reload: Ed’s Paris Finalé

Roadside Reload: As the 2018 Tour de France gets ready to hammer round Paris for the final stage 21 we look back at Ed Hood's 2015 trip to the French capital city. The rain fell heavily on the Champs Élesées on that Sunday in 2015, but that didn't dampen Ed and Callum's enthusiasm. The big Paris finalé.

PEZ Crew Picks The TOUR’16 Best Moments!

The Tour de France dust has settled and the PEZ team have had time to digest the three weeks of the French Grand Tour. Was it a good Tour? Who were the heroes of the road? The high points and the low points... Here is what we think:

Ed’s TDF’16 Roadside Round-Up

TDF'16 Roadside: Ed Hood and Callum MacGregor are back in Edinburgh after their week in the Alps and, as always, their Tour de France was not plain sailing, but then that's the romance of the French Grand Tour. Ed takes up his 'Roadside Round-Up' as he waits for the flight home:

TDF’16 St.21: Gorilla Roars Again!

Race Report: André Greipel took his second win on the Champs Élysées in a row to close the book on the 2016 Tour de France on stage 21 in Paris. Chris Froome avoided any late drama and secured his third maillot jaune in four years.

TDF’16 Roadside: Only Joy For Ion On The Joux Plane!

TDF'16 Roadside: A day which many had hoped would give le Tour a Grand Finale as the non-canine contenders scrapped for the podium places behind top dog Froome became a grim slog as a fierce electrical storm turned the Joux Plane into a battle for survival rather than a battle for the podium. Callum and Ed were again there to savour every rain drop...