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PEZ Bookshelf: The Wrong Side of Comfortable

The cover of The Wrong Side of Comfortable by Amy Charity – featuring the author in her Optum Pro Team (now Rally Cycling) kit astride her Diamondback – would lead you to believe it’s a book about bike racing. It is, but it’s not exclusively about bike racing or just for cyclists.

Movistar’18: Rachel Neylan Gets PEZ’d

Rider Interview: The very successful Spanish Movistar team announced that they would be have a women's squad for the 2018 season. One of their most experienced signings for next year is Australia’s Rachel Neylan from Orica-Scott. Ed Hood caught up with Rachel as she gets ready for a big season with her new team.

Women’s Cycling: Starting With A Clean Slate

The sport of professional women's cycling is meant to be on the up, but ASO's move to return 'La Course' to a one-day race is a step backwards in many peoples eyes. Joe Harris and Steve Maxwell of The Outer Line take an in-depth look at the female side of the sport and suggest it is maybe time to wipe the slate clean.

Worlds’17 Women’s Road Race: Blaak Magic!

World Women's Road Race Report: The national champion becomes the world champion, as the Netherlands nail the elite title again … but it wasn’t Vos or Van Der Breggen or Van Vleuten. Former Gent-Wevelgem winner Chantal Blaak produced a gutsy, tactically brilliant ride to snatch the rainbow jersey.

The Status of Women’s Pro Cycling – Part 3: Owning the Road Ahead!

The Tour de France “La Course” has been shifted out of the global spotlight of the Champs Elysees and moved to a one-day mountain challenge. This change is both a tangible and a symbolic step backwards. This third and final article, we look ahead and suggest how women can change the future direction of their sport.

Retro PEZ Talk: Giro Winner Mara Abbott

Retro Rider Interview: The men's 2017 Giro d'Italia finishes on Sunday with a time trial in Milan, and so we thought it would be a good idea to catch up with a Giro winner for some retro reading. Mara Abbott won the Giro Rosa twice and has a handful of top ten finishes, here is her story.

Retro PEZ Talk: Ruthie Matthes!

Retro Interview: Multi-champion in the 80s on the road and then do it all again on a mountain bike in the 90s, with a World championship thrown in, is quite unique. Ruthie Matthes did it and more. Ed Hood caught up with the lady from Idaho for a chat over old times and what is in the present for the champ.