We spoke to the young prodigy Tadej Pogačar at the UAE Team Emirates training camp back in January - Since then a lot has happened. The overall win in Valencia and second in the UAE Tour and... COVID-19. Ed Hood caught up with Tadej in Slovenian lock down.
Rider Interview: We spoke to James Knox two years ago when he was a young neo-pro in his first month with the all powerful Quick-Step team. Since then James has flourished into a Grand Tour GC man with a near 'Top Ten' place in the 2019 Vuelta a España. We caught up at the Deceuninck - Quick-Step Spanish training camp.
Rider Interview: Tadej Pogačar is one of the 'young guns' in today's peloton and 2019 was an enormous season for the Slovenian. Wins in Algarve and California were top performances, but then in the Vuelta, Pogačar won three stages and third step on the final podium. Alastair Hamilton caught up with Tadej at the UAE Team Emirates Spanish training camp to get the full story.
Rider Interview: Jakob Fuglsang has been on the cusp of big things for a while, with wins and podium places in his 14 year pro career. 2019, in his own words, was his best with a Classic win in Liège and a Vuelta a España stage win. Alastair Hamilton caught up with Jakob at the Astana team presentation in Spain to hear his thoughts on 2019 and looking forward to 2020.
Rider Interview: The CCC team were in Spain for their yearly December training camp, get together and media day and our PEZ-man in Spain, Alastair Hamilton, wasn't just there for the tiramisu. Patrick Bevin flew in from New Zealand for his regular PEZclusive catch up on the year past and to look forward to 2020.
Ed's End of Year Rant: 2019 was a good year for cycle sport and that man Ed Hood has been deep inside as much action as he could get. As we come to the start of 2020, Ed looks back at his memories of 2019 and sums up the season gone with his top picks of the fun.
Season Review: The 2019 road season is over and it was full of surprises from the 'new guard' of 'young guns' bring a breath of fresh air to the top events. Philippe Gilbert showed that it's not all over for the 'mature' riders, but there is a new broom in pro cycling. Ed Hood looks at the year's top events and the bright future of the sport we love.
Sept 26, 2019 - The time trial section of the 2019 World road championships in Yorkshire has been ridden - All the reports, results, quotes and video. More race action from the Omloop van het Houtland. Lars Boom back to cyclo-cross - Top Story. Other cycling news: 2019 Paris-Tours teams and route, new rider contracts and the winner of the best photo from la Vuelta.
Sept 19, 2019 - The Tours are behind us, but there is still lots of cycling news to catch up with: Alejandro Valverde talks of his depression - Top Story. Lots of racing: Tour of Slovakia, Textielprijs Vichte, Giro della Toscana and the Grand Prix de Wallonie. Plus Il Lombardia, rider contracts, Steve Cummings, Education First at la Vuelta, Award for Dimension Data, Vuelta video by UAE Team Emirates.