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Stage Report: After a game of cat and mouse between Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates), Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma) and Richard Carapaz (INEOS Grenadiers), the yellow jersey despatched his closest rivals in the last metres for the stage win on the Col du Portet. Vingegaard was second and now has 4 seconds on Carapaz on the
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Tour rider interview: Paul Kilbourne has sent through another great article to Ed Hood. Back in 1984 the women’s peloton had an 18 stage Tour de France and young English girl, Louise Garbett finished in the white ‘best young riders’ jersey. Here is her story. # Guest article by Paul Kilbourne. # Our chum, Paul
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Today’s Readers’ Rig may come from England but it’s certainly not a standard British machine and with its Bottecchia frame and custom painted parts by its owner Phil this is a bike that certainly stands out. Name: Phil CallowLocation: EnglandFrame: BottecchiaGroupset: Sram RedWheels: Miche Supertype tubsPedals: Look Kéo titaniumSaddle: Full carbon PrologoCalipers: TRP Carbon fibreWeight:
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Given our overnight low here in Phoenix AZ is higher than the highs being blasted on the news as life-and-death. I needed a bit of help!  And it came from the home of most great technical wear, Verona Italy…  ALE drop their Aero-cooling PRR Magnitude Jersey and flyweight-compression R-EV1Hammer Bibshorts . Just as Montebelluna Italy
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Stage Report: Trek-Segafredo’s Bauke Mollema showed his strength on stage 14 by dropping the break of the day to ride solo into Quillan for the win. No problem for the yellow jersey, but Guillaume Martin (Cofidis) was in the break and pushed his way into second place overall. Canada’s Michael Woods (Israel Start-up Nation) took
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Tour de France Rest Day Rant #2: Ed Hood looks back at the second week of the 2021 Tour de France in his unique style, combining his dissection of the action with his own Tour memories. The Tour from top to bottom – On to Paris. # You can see Ed’s First Tour de France
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Stage Report: Two-time Austrian national champion, BORA-hansgrohe’s Patrick Konrad, soloed the final kilometres for his first Tour stage win and first pro win outside of Austria. The peloton was on a second rest day and was 14 minutes down. No change on the GC. *** The full ‘PEZ Stage Report’ very soon. *** Patrick Konrad
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TOOLBOX: While it is true that fitness is fitness, the best path to success in racing is to match your training and fitness to the requirements of the event. Let’s take a look at some of the gravel races I’ve done to see what’s specific about gravel competitions. El BanditoLet’s first look at the El
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PEZ readers will know that I’m a Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM convert when it comes to bicycle computers: Personally, I’m sold on the ROAM. For me and the kind of riding I do, it does what I need it to do and does it very well. I’ve grown used to and appreciate the larger form factor,
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La Passione presents the new capsule collection dedicated to Tom Boonen. Giuliano Ragazzi ’ CEO & Founder of La Passione ’ has combined his digital native vision, the technical knowledge of his Head of Product and the racing experience of an authentic cycling icon in an ambitious project to create a product of excellence, designed
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The best negroni bars in Italy are often discovered by accident, or when you least expect it. Early on in my 17 year career chasing the modern Giro d’Italia I began logging the best negronis, bars, and ristoranti as my travels took me to all corners of Italy. Here are 4 of the best negroni bars, places
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TOOLBOX: For shorter time trial efforts like the track kilometre, pacing with a fast start results in the fastest overall times. What about intervals? Should you pace them evenly or are there greater training benefits by pacing them with a fast start? Interval training for Wout Most cyclists understand the concept of high intensity interval
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Tom Boonen became a brand ambassador for La Passione at the beginning of this year. His career achievements include winning some 150 races, including six stage victories and a Green jersey at the Tour de France, two stages at the Vuelta a España, a World Championship, five E3 Harelbeke, four Paris-Roubaix, three Gent-Wevelgem, and three editions
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