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Chateau de Pitray: Living & Cycling at Le Tour 2017

The 2017 Tour de France visits southwest France with a stage finish in the medieval town of Bergerac, and a stage start in nearby Eymet. Allan Reeves of FranceFromInside.com cycling tours is looking to combine his family's nearby Chateau de Pitray and Le Tour for a week of cycling, wine and French living.

Snow Biking On Lake Calhoun

A little different ride for me - on studded tires and a frozen Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis. I'm here with Priority Bikes and Le Meridien Chambers Hotel to launch their new bikes for guests program.

Seeking San Remo: The PEZ Trip Stage 2&3 Preview

The opening riding days of the "Giro della Gazzetta" - the first Velo Classic Tours & Pez cycling trip this May starts with two days riding the final 175km of the monumental Milan-San Remo corsa.  After a day watching the Giro final stage in Milan, we leave the Lombard plain and cross the coastal mountains. Smelling the sea-salt air of the Mediterranean for the first time is an amazing experience.

Travel: Riding the Trans-Pyrenees

Riding across the Pyrenees from cost to coast and back is one of the all time epic rides - eat, sleep, ride, repeat. It's a road cyclist's dream that PEZ-Fan Richard Watson lived for two weeks 2016, and now takes us along for the ride.

Travel Video: The Garda Bike Hotel Experience

Long time PEZ-fans know how we feel about riding in Italy - and why over the years we've logged enough of our own travel miles around the Italian boot to open our own travel agency. We've stayed a a lot of hotels there and can tell you with complete confidence that the Garda Bike Hotel is one of the best.

RBC GranFondo Whistler 2016: Pez Rides It!

TOP RIDE: I'm still basking in the afterglow of the 2016 RBC Gran Fondo Whistler - a big goal accomplished in better form than I'd expected. And after weeks of prep, and all the logistics of coordinating the family for the weekend, and over 5 hours on my bike, it all went by a little too fast.

Travel: The Pioneers of La Resistance

La Resistance is a brand new one-day, gravel and tarmac cycling challenge in the French Alps which pays tribute to the heroic men and women of the French Resistance who battled for freedom in the Second World War. Ross Muir was lucky enough to be invited on the inaugural Pioneers Ride in October of last year.

The Ultimate Climb Challenge

Travel: How hard is too hard? We’re going to find out. In honor of our 14th year, Thomson Bike Tours is proud to introduce our latest and greatest challenge: a 14 day trip concept whose sole purpose is to conquer as many HC climbs as possible.

Travel: Gran Fondo China

Grand Fondos aren't just sweeping the nation, they're sweeping the world, as Dan Carruthers saw first-hand riding the recent 5-stage Grand Fondo China. It's a whole new world riding in the Middle Kingdom.