Rider Interview: The Astana team presented their 2020 riders and staff in Calpe, Spain at the end of December. Our man in Spain, Alastair Hamilton, was there for the bright lights and to catch up with Canada's Hugo Houle. It's been another good year for the man from Sainte-Perpétue in Québec, here is how he saw it.
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.
Rider Interview: Ed Hood caught up with his Scottish countryman, Stuart Balfour after a strong 2019 season that saw him cut his teeth on events all over Europe - The Baby Giro, Tour de L’Avenir, Tour de Bretagne, Peace Race and the Worlds, they don't come much bigger than that in the Worlds of the Under 23 rider. Balfour was there, here is his story.
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.
Worlds Photo Gallery: The final word has to go to a lady, so Heather Morrison has put together her favourite shots from the men's World championships race last Sunday. We know it was very wet and cold, you have to be made of stern stuff for this 'Photo Gallery'. The last report from the Worlds... we promise!
Ed's World Champs Round Up: Ed Hood's raincoat is nearly dry from Sunday's men's road race and he has warmed up enough to take pen in hand and sum-up what the 2019 Yorkshire World championships meant to him. Stunning success, worthy winners and a stupid event Ed covers it all.
Ed Roadside: It was cold and wet on Sunday for the men's World championships in Yorkshire on Sunday - It took a hard man to see it through, and that man was... Ed Hood! The riders also had a lot to do with the day, but at least they had exercise to keep them warm, Ed only had a few 'Roadside ' bars. It was an exciting, if damp day, here is how Ed saw it go down.
Ed Roadside: The small affair of a disqualified World champions wasn't going to spoil the fun of the Dutch fans in Yorkshire. The day after the Nils Eekhoff disappointment the orange men from Holland certainly had a lot to shout about with the first two places in the Woman's race. Ed Hood had to be there to see Annemiek Van Vleuten take her rainbow jersey.