Eros Poli is a big guy, with a powerful engine, good enough for an Olympic team time trial gold medal and a Tour stage win over the murderous Ventoux. Ed Hood talks to Eros about the Tour, Mario Cipollini and more 'Super Bikes'.
World Hour Record
Apr 30, 2020 - Will the Tour start in August? Top Story. Quintana blames Valverde, Vuelta updates, no Basque Country, San Sebastián and DeutschlandTour, Tour or Football for Copenhagen, Valverde talks Tours, Lelangue happy, Evans on Van der Poel and Evenepoel, Ganna Hour Record, Evenepoel up the Muur, Matthews quarantined, Bernal, Quintana and Italians training, Bigla-Katusha and Gaviria training.
Rider Interview: Wimpie van der Merwe, who is he? Well, if things had been different, the South African would have been a house-hold name like Graeme Obree, Chris Boardman or even Francesco Moser. Ed Hood found out a bit more about Wimpie and his full palmarés and why we should all know his name.
Interview: How do you design and build a fast track? Ask master velodrome designer Peter Junek. The Aguascalientes track in Mexico was thought to be the fastest track in the World by sprinters and 'Hour Record' holder Victor Campenaerts. Now the Bolivian Cochabamba track is looking take that moniker. Who designed and built them both... Peter Junek.
The Hour Record: With Belgian fast-man Victor Campenaerts setting a new World hour record in Mexico recently; Ed Hood has been listening to different opinions and has set out his thoughts on the ultimate solo venture. Previous records have been annulled or shelved due to technical reasons, so which is the real and true record?
April 18, 2019 - Victor Campenaerts set a new World Hour Record on Tuesday - Top Story. Race news from Brabantse, Turkey and Camembert with video. Other news: Amstel teams, Giro'20 in Hungary, Oomen to the Giro, Deceuninck 700th victory, Mohorič contract, medical updates on Benoot and Keisse, song of La Vuelta'19, Gilbert video. A full fun packed EUROTRASH Thursday.
PeloPics: On Tuesday Belgian Victor Campenaerts set a new World Hour Record on the Aguascalientes Bicentenary Velodrome in Mexico. The Lotto Soudal rider set a distance of 55,089 kilometres in one hour, beating the previous record set by Bradley Wiggins of 54.526 kilometres.
April 15, 2019 - The big story has to be Sunday's Paris-Roubaix and Philippe Gilbert's well deserved win - TOP STORY. Reports and video from Roubaix, Pais Vasco and la Sarthe. Other cycling news: Alaphilippe returns to racing, Campenaerts diary, Team Novo Nordisk to Pologne, Teams for OVO Energy Tour Series, Adorni inducted into the Giro Hall of Fame and racing at 100kph.
April 11, 2019 - The King of Cobbled Classics Paris-Roubaix - Team and course news from Hell. Race news form Scheldeprijs and Pais Vasco with video. No Van der Poel in Roubaix-Top Story. Other cycling news: Froome and Nibali in the Alps, Archbold returns, Campenaerts Hour diary, Deignan in Yorkshire, OVO Energy Tour of Britain, Verona Grandfondo Euro Champs and Degenkolb video Profile.