Col du Tourmalet: Top Ride & Descent Video

Like PEZ? Why not subscribe to our weekly newsletter to receive updates and reminders on what’s cool in road cycling? With the 2020 Tour de France still fresh as one of the most unexpected in years, and the 2021 route just revealed, it’s never a bad time to dream of great days ahead.  Stage 18 […]

PEZ’s Must Do Milan City Tour

Like PEZ? Why not subscribe to our weekly newsletter to receive updates and reminders on what’s cool in road cycling? VIDEO: It took me a few tries to get Milan right, but now it’s one of my favorite cities. Over the years I’ve honed this mini city tour to get my dose of Italy’s fashion […]

Top Ride: Finding FLANDERS

Like PEZ? Why not subscribe to our weekly newsletter to receive updates and reminders on what’s cool in road cycling? In 2004 I made my first trip to Belgium to discover the riding, racing and culture of cycling’s cobbled heartland. Here’s my original post on an amazing trip with Velo Classic Tours, and my first […]

PEZ Rides Prosecco’s STEEPEST MURO

Like PEZ? Why not subscribe to our weekly newsletter to receive updates and reminders on what’s cool in road cycling? I discovered riding in Italy’s prosecco region in the Veneto as part of the Prosecco Cycling gran fondo.  Vineyards, lush rolling hills, and a 19% climb of the MURO di ca’ del POGGIO will also […]

Top Ride: The Carpegna!

Like PEZ? Why not subscribe to our weekly newsletter to receive updates and reminders on what’s cool in road cycling? The 2020 Giro d’Italia Stage 13 runs a long 205km circuit from Cesenatico  – Marco Pantani’s home town.  The route is lumpy all day – with 5 categorized climbs.  Although Il Pirata’s favorite climb – […]

It’s Negroni Week: Back to Barolino!

Like PEZ? Why not subscribe to our weekly newsletter to receive updates and reminders on what’s cool in road cycling? Negroni Week on PEZ wouldn’t be complete without homage to a true maestro of mixology. I speak only of Marco – proprietor of the legendary Barolino in Levanto Italy.  I vowed after first discovering his […]

For the Love of a Grand Tour Sausage!

Like PEZ? Why not subscribe to our weekly newsletter to receive updates and reminders on what’s cool in road cycling? As the 2020 Tour de France prepares to depart from Paris; the ‘Pez’ himself, Richard Pestes has taken a look back at the impromptu BBQs he’s happened upon while roadside. The Pez Grand Tour appreciation […]

Top Ride: Sunshine Coast Australia

Like PEZ? Why not subscribe to our weekly newsletter to receive updates and reminders on what’s cool in road cycling? Almost at the end of a year long trip around the world with the family the coronavirus crisis hit and I found myself ‘stuck’ in one of the most beautiful places on earth, Queensland Australia. […]

PEZ Roadside: Chasing Il Lombardia!

Like PEZ? Why not subscribe to our weekly newsletter to receive updates and reminders on what’s cool in road cycling? “Spectating at Il Lombardia” was the subject of the email from PEZ-Fan Ron V. looking for tips on following the best one day race of the season (if you ask me). I had the perfect […]

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