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Part two of Ed Hood's 'night job' in Berlin at the velodrome and the action was full on for days' two and three of the German '6 Day'. The big motors were out as were the sprinters, the beer, the flowers for the winners, plus a Berlin bear!
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EUROTRASH Van Aert Monday!
Feb 01, 2016 - As the Euro season kicks off in Spain and France, cyclocross starts to close down with the World championships in Zolder - We have all the results, words and video. The first case of mechanical doping hits the ...
Cycling: Team Katusha 2016 
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Katusha's Alexander Kristoff Gets...
Rider Interview: Alexander Kristoff was one of the biggest winners of the 2015 season with over twenty wins to his name. His Tour of Flanders win has to be the high point and the man from Oslo wants more of the same this year.
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Berlin Six Days: Trackside PEZ!
It's Six Days season in northern Europe, with racing 'round the boards keeping riders fit & fans entertained for days on end. Ed Hood's pulling his annual shift working for two teams in Berlin, and filing the action for PEZ...
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Interviews
Cycling: Team Katusha 2016 
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Equipe Ploeg /(c)Tim De WaeleKatusha's Alexander Kristoff Gets PEZ'd!
Rider Interview: Alexander Kristoff was one of the biggest winners of the 2015 season with over twenty wins to his name. His Tour of Flanders win has to be the high point and the man from Oslo wants more of the same this year.
Adelaide - Australia - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Lieuwe Westra (Netherlands / Team Astana) and moderator and former cyclist Paul Sherwen pictured during  the Teampresentation of  the Santos Tour Down Under 2014 - photo Wessel van Keuk/Cor Vos © 2014Paul Sherwen Down Under!
Interview: Paul Sherwen has just returned from Australia and the 18th Tour Down Under, so Alastair Hamilton got hold of him at home in Uganda to hear his impressions of the latest edition of the season opener. Obviously the chat didn't end there; predictions were made for the coming year and the ASO/UCI battle got a good airing.
Cycling: Team Katusha 2016 
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Equipe Ploeg /(c)Tim De WaeleKatusha's Sergey Lagutin Gets PEZ'd!
Rider Interview: Sergey Lagutin is in his thirteenth year as a professional cyclist and in that time he has ridden for more than a handful of top teams, been Uzbekistan National champion six times and took World U23 championships in 2003.
clara-koppenburg-training15-940Cervelo-Bigla's Clara Koppenburg Gets PEZ'd!
Rider Interview: Clara Koppenburg's 2015 season got better and better, and aged just 20 years, her future looks bright indeed. Ed Hood had to talk to this burgeoning star in the making.
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Lee's Lowdown: Crash, Bang, Wallop!
Lee has been keeping his eye on the happenings in Australia and Spain and we are sorry to say carnage and injury are involved. The outcome for the Giant-Alpecin team was not good, but could have been much worse. Simon Gerrans...
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ASO's Game Of Monopoly
The ASO's recent 'withdrawal' of its races from the World Tour calendar could very clearly set pro cycling on a path to an even worse economic state than already exists. This analysis from TheOuterLine.com explains the dange...
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Pez Bookshelf: Everything Old is ...
Book Review: All new inventions are a product of evolution, with many missteps and dead-ends before reaching acceptable levels of practicality, affordability and aesthetics. Nowhere is this more obvious that in “Bicycle De...
Wielrennen-cycling-Archief-Archive-foto-picture- Bernard Hinault en Joop Zoetemelk- foto Cor Vos ©2004Toolbox: Sharp and in Focus
Mid-winter training can be monotonous. While it is easy to crank up the tunes and tune out as you log the miles, disengaging from your rides can have serious performance consequences come ‘go’ time. Maximize your miles by incorporating focus intervals to your cycling training plan.
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The pages of PEZ have been populated with grand tales of pro-team training camps of late. Lucky are the few who get to venture south to bask in the sun, ride the fresh new kits and explore the unexplored roads on offer at camp. Why don’t you plan a camp for you and your team? Here are some suggestions.
Cumbre del Sol Benitachell  - Spain - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Tom Dumoulin (Team Giant - Alpecin) - Christopher Froome (Team Sky)  pictured during La Vuelta 2015 Stage 9 from  Torrevieja to Cumbre del Sol Benitachell - photo Sabine Jacob/Cor Vos © 2015Toolbox: Smashing the Fitness Plateau
The New Year often brings new resolutions. For most cyclists, at least one of those resolutions involves reaching higher levels of performance than we’ve ever achieved before. This is easier said than done, but it is possible to push through the cycling fitness plateau to achieve this lofty resolution.
Cor Vos ArchivesToolbox: Fatigue Profile
You can learn a lot about yourself and your training priorities from your power profile, primarily your average maximal power over 5 seconds, 1 minute, 5 minute, and 60 minutes (functional threshold power). But dig deeper and you can better understand your fatigue profile, giving even more insight into yourself as a rider.
Tech N Spec
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Sugoi Zap Shoe Covers Review
Shoe covers, aka booties, are essential kit for cold or wet weather riding. Pretty much every cycling clothing manufacturer makes them and they all pretty much do the same thing (to varying degree): keep out wind and water an...
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Oru Airport Ninja Travel Case Review
The Oru Airport Ninja travel case is light, sturdy, and small enough to avoid those hefty fees the airlines love to charge to anyone travelling with a bike. Matt McNamara flew his to Asia, and returned with this review.
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PEZ Holiday Gift Guide'15 #6
It's last chance saloon for holiday presents and here is Gift Guide #6 to help you with the last minute purchase. Another collection contributed by: BBB, Bianchi, Health Warrior, Danny Shane, Northwave, Zipp, Gore Bike Wear, ...
Readers' Rigs
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Today's Readers' Rig comes from our youngest ever submitter with a very sweet custom carbon Evo Devo bike with SRAM Red. Not bad for an aspiring eleven year old racer!
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Todays Readers' Rig is a first, our first track bike and not just any track bike, but a quadruple US National champion winning bike. Maddie Godby has only been riding her Fuji Elite track bike since August this year and so far the pairing has been a match made in heaven.
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For today's Readers' Rigs we head north to Canada where we find one of France's favorite machines, a LOOK 695 Light decked out in Dura-Ace Di2 and with Easton Carbon Clinchers on board.
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Today's Readers' Rigs is something different - Adam from California is in love with his rig - that's nothing new, but he hasn't just sent us pics and a story about his pimped out racing bike. No, instead he's sent us a story about his vanity styled training bike, an all black stealth Specialized Allez E5.
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ErgVideo In The French-Alps: A Ph...
The ErgVideo team not only builds great software, but they travel to famous cycling destinations with a whole team to create their unique content. Here they share the story of their trip to some of cycling’s monumental clim...
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Hot Winter Training: The Canary I...
The Canary Islands, more specifically Gran Canaria and Tenerife, are the hottest winter training destination for cycling's pro peloton. Peter Thomson, owner of Thomson Bike Tours, reveals how to emulate the pros with a spring...
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Best of PEZ'15: SanRemo Giro Big ...
The mid-winter break is a good time to check the archives and remember some of our best days of the season past. For me it was the opening week of the Giro d'Italia along the shimmering Ligurian coast. The opening stage Tea...
logo-ladies-qatar2016 Ladies Tour of Qatar: The Dress Rehearsal!
Already considered to be a must do race of the cycling season, the Ladies Tour of Qatar (2-5 February 2016) takes on a new dimension this year. As a backdrop for this eighth edition, the race for the world championship rainbow jersey will, in fact, begin on the very first stage of the event.
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GFNY World, the global cycling marathon series, will stretch around the globe in 2016. Each GFNY World event offers participants a consistent GFNY experience complemented with each location's local flair.
logo-colcolectiveThe Col Collective release 60 minute sweet-spot training video with The Sufferfest
After the success of our first training video ‘To Get To The Other Side’ late last year we’re VERY proud to announce that our second collaboration with the indoor training wizards over at The Sufferfest is now available, designed to help you build your sub-threshold fitness and get through the winter blues!
logo-tinkoff-saxo15QM Sports Care to provide Tinkoff with full range of sports care products
Tinkoff is glad to announce its partnership with QM Sports Care, the Belgium-based producer of 100% natural sports care and injury products.
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Berlin Six Days: PEZ On The Boards!
Part two of Ed Hood's 'night job' in Berlin at the velodrome and the action was full on for days' two and three of the German '6 Day'. The big motors were out as were the sprinters, the beer, the flowers for the winners, plus...
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Berlin Six Days: Trackside PEZ!
It's Six Days season in northern Europe, with racing 'round the boards keeping riders fit & fans entertained for days on end. Ed Hood's pulling his annual shift working for two teams in Berlin, and filing the action for PEZ...
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Vuelta'16 Preview: Top 5 Key Stages
Race Preview: As the Vuelta a España 2016 route was announced on Saturday, you could hear the collective groan of the sprinters as they counted their chances of a victory. On the other hand; the Spanish Grand Tour looks good...
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