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Giro Stage 4 Race Report: The volcanic slopes of Etna saw the 2022 Giro d’Italia turned up-side down. Lennard Kämna won the stage and Juan Pedro López took the pink jersey. Behind them the top GC favourites finished together, but Vincenzo Nibali and Tom Dumoulin were dropped and Miguel Ángel López abandoned. Stage 4 last
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Much research has gone into studying both the physiological benefits from heat adaptation along with the practicalities of getting heat adapted. However, can a heat camp blunt your training adaptations? A sweaty day for this Astana rider Down Under In 2016, I co-authored a meta-analysis surveying >90 studies on the physiological changes and performance benefits
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Giro Rest Day Rant: Three days in and the 2022 Giro d’Italia comes home to Italy and the climb of the Etna volcano. But first Ed Hood looks back at stage one to three in Hungary and the stories behind the story so far… Watch the most comprehensive live & ad-free coverage of the Giro
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Rider Obituary: Rest in Peace, Dutchman Harm Ottenbros who died recently at 78 years-of-age. The man was best known for his world professional road race championship title in 1969; but sadly his win has been added to the list of ‘unworthy’ world champions along with the likes of Benoni Beheyt, Luc Leblanc and Laurent Brochard.
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Gear Break: Bern Major: A commuter helmet that won’t jack up your style, Colnago presents TT1, its new time trial bike, Black Inc unveils its fastest ever disc wheel at the Giro d’Italia, CHAPTER2: TOA Caitlin Fielder artist edition – Only 50 units, GCN: New & exclusive book and Santini: The Tour de France launches
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Pre-Giro d’Italia Takeaways: With less than 24 hours to go to the fist stage finish of the 2022 Giro d’Italia, Spencer Martin gives us ‘Choice of Contenders’ and how they might color the race action. Get into pink here… – This article is an excerpt from the Beyond the Peloton newsletter. Sign up here for
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Rider Interview: The 2022 Paris-Roubaix was dry and dusty and Britain’s Lewis Askey thundered over the northern French cobbles to finish in the famous Vélodrome André-Pétrieux, bloodied, but a ‘L’enfer du Nord’ finisher. Ed Hood caught up with Lewis to hear about Roubaix and how his season has been going so far. Roubaix action for
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The Race Across America (RAAM) fascinates and repels at the same time. An epic event launched in 1982, the route currently runs from Oceanside, California to Annapolis, Maryland, a distance of roughly 4,800 kms (3,000 miles). The race is not divided into stages but rather it is up to individual racers or team members how
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Renowned Italian component brand Campagnolo today announces its first all-gravel wheelset-Levante. Named after the Easterly wind of the Mediterranean, Levante brings a host of proven Campagnolo technologies to the gravel scene and is designed for off-road adventures and racing alike. More info at: https://www.campagnolo.com/WW/en/Wheels/levante Like PEZ? Why not subscribe to our weekly newsletter to receive
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Readers Rig: Jeffrey Ogren has sent us this bike for Reader’s Rigs after we featured his Greg Lemond a couple of years back. This isn’t Jeffrey’s bike, it belonged to Roger Nelson, a customer at his bike shop, who gave the bike to the shop and it was passed on to a young racer. Rodger
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