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Rider Interview: It has been a while since Irish international rider, Felix English, suddenly became famous for beating multi Worlds and Olympic champion Chris Hoy in a sprint. There is much more to the man from the Emerald Isle, via Brighton and so Ed Hood caught up with Felix after a very successful World Cup
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Road Tubeless Tech: Thinking of making the jump to tubeless? PEZman Chuck Peña has leapt into the unknown and fitted a set of Pirelli Cinturatos to his Irwin Cycling AON TLR wheelset. Chuck runs through the tire fitting and the potentially disastrous sealant injecting to find the ins-and-outs of going tubeless. Ready to roll The
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Want to join in the muddy fun of Canada’s largest gravel event? Get to www.parisancaster.com ASAP as registration is filling up fast. Once you’re done, whet your appetite with Stephen’s report from 2017. Gravel or off-road events are all the rage these past few years. But some have been around since well before gravel bikes
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Obituary: The sad news of the death of Raymond Poulidor was announced first by the sports paper, L’Equipe last Wednesday and the French public went into mourning, as did the cycling World. Poulidor didn’t have the palmarès he deserved, but more importantly he was loved by the public. Ed Hood looks at his career and
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Name: Albert A. Dalia (www.wanderingblade.com)Location: Massachusetts, USABike: 2016 Cannondale SuperSix Evo Hi-Mod (50cm)Groupset: Dura-AceWheels: Zipp 303 NSWPedals: Dura-AceSaddle: Fizik Kurve (Chameleon) Other: Replaced stock 52/36 Spidering with 50/34.Weight: 14.55 lbs (6.6kg) – as seen here without the Garmin Edge 820 When did you buy it?March, 2016. What made you choose this bike? Researched for about a year, as it’s supposed to be my
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Could this be Veneto’s toughest climb? Giro d’Italia 2020 Stage 14 Preview: I rode the 19% grades of the Muro di ca’ del Poggio as part of the Prosecco Cycling gran fondo, and survived to enjoy the prosecco & scampi rest stop at the top. This climb is the major obstacle in the 2020 Giro
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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
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Rider Feature: Filippo Ganna stunned the cycling world with his four kilometre individual pursuit ride in Minsk with a finishing time of 4:02, and he put the under four minute pursuit record on the horizon. Ed Hood has taken an in-depth look at the young Italian’s ascent to the fastest 4K on the globe. Filippo
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Raymond Poulidor died at the age of 83, L’Equipe reports. Mathieu van der Poel’s grandfather had been sick for some time. Pou Pou, the ‘Eternal Second’ passed away on Wednesday night at 2 o’clock in the hospital of his hometown Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat. Raymond Poulidor won the championship of France as an independent in 1959 and became
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The best time of the year – But time for a break Truth be told, my absolute favorite time of year to ride is the fall. The temperatures in the northeast are absolutely stellar, and I really love starting out the long rides with arm and leg warmers, a windvest, and long-fingered gloves. For me,
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loud and proud pink ride previously featured on PEZ. Name: Joey CelisLocation: San Francisco Bay Area and online at nokia8860.com where I post my exploits on bicycles.Bike: Specialized Allez E5 Smartweld (Keyline)Groupset: Sram Red 22Wheels: RaceRim 35mm Carbon ClincherPedals: Look Kéo Blade 2 TiSaddle: fi’zi:k Arione 00Other: Sram Red Quarq 22 Power Meter, Zipp SL
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Interview: After the finish of 2019 season and at the start of the preparation for the upcoming 2020 season the general manager of Astana Pro Team Alexandr Vinokurov talks about overall results of the season, evaluates performances of the team leaders and progress of the Kazakh riders and accentuates the importance of the Olympic Games
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Rider Interview: Ed Hood has been keeping his keen eye open for more ‘Young Guns’ in the peloton. The SEG Racing Academy rider line-up is one of the best places to start and the name Harrison Wood stands out for next season. Ed caught up with the ‘Up and Coming’ rider form Devon to hear
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