March 07, 2019 - All the team news from Strade Bianche and Paris-Nice, plus race report from Le Samyn with video. Vampires return - Top Story. UAE Team Emirates wind tunnel, Adam Yates returns to the Tour de France, Campenaerts Hour Record, E3 BrinckBank frog, Caja Rural to the Hammer Series, Skoda and ASO and video moments from UAE Tour. Loads of EUROTRASH Thursday cycling news.
World Hour Record
Feb 28, 2019 - Riders are still in the sand of the UAE, but they will be in Belgium at the weekend. All the results from the Arab Emirates with video. Extra Tour WildCard-Top Story. Teams for Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne, and AG2R to Drôme/Ardèche. Race news from Paris-Nice and Tour de France, CCC with UNICEF, Yorkshire art collection and Campenaerts' Hour.
Rider Interview: Top US trackman Colby Pearce has moved on from the madness of the '6 Day' and UCI World Cup track scene to turn his attention to coaching others and helping riders with the best bike fit. But his 'need for speed' hasn't abated and so the World Hour Record for 45 to 49 year old masters fell to Colby on the Mexican fast track of Aguascalientes.
Sept 17, 2018 - The Vuelta a España again proved its self the best Grand Tour and Simon Yates was a worthy winner. Race news with reports and video from Spain, the GP Scherens, Coppa Bernocchi, Coppa Agostoni and Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen. Other cycling news: World Hour Record, Philippe Gilbert returns, Igor Anton retires, contract news and Simon Yates' winning speech.
Retro Interview: In 'Part 2' of the PEZ exclusive retro interview with US time trial specialist John Frey, he talks us through the World Hour record, coaches and racing against the professionals, plus his love for the tandem and setting new records.
Retro Interview: 1988 US National time trial champion John Frey was a specialist in the art of solo riding against the clock. Ed Hood caught up with the man from New Mexico to talk of the World hour record, US records, solo and team time trials in this exclusive two part retro interview.
TOOLBOX: Despite some inevitable physical diminishment, age can truly be an arbitrary number and a state of mind. We've previously profiled Chris Froome’s lab testing data along with Miguel Indurain’s data during retirement, but what about the really elite age-group athletes, like Robert Marchand of France, who broke the 100+ hour record not once but twice?
There are ways of closing the book on your career, but one of the best must be to set a new Hour Record, and that is what Tom Zirbel did. The fast-man from Iowa put a kilometer and a half onto the previous US Hour Record to post a stunning 53.037 kilometers on the velodrome in Mexico and then hung up his race wheels. Ed Hood gives the last word to Tom.
Lee Rodgers moves his sights from the Giro d'Italia to Bradley Wiggins' World Hour Record and its legitimacy and the wider question of the 'what use is the UCI?' Have the rules been bent or just flexed ever so slightly. The World of cycling administration though the eye's of Lee: