Lee’s Lowdown on Strade Bianche: Valverde and Van Avermaet stain the white roads

Yeah, who to cheer for when one guy is an unrepentant doper, one is under investigation for connections to a dodgy doctor, when one rode on whilst under threat of suspension and the other is copying him? If you love the sport, recognise the UCI (under current rules) is unable to temporarily stop you racing, … Continue reading Lee’s Lowdown on Strade Bianche: Valverde and Van Avermaet stain the white roads

Lee’s Lowdown on PEZ: How to lose a Classic by EQS

I covered the Etixx-Quick Step fiasco very briefly here earlier in the week on CP, but here Stannard's win and Lefevre's failure get a proper outing. Spot The Clash reference if you can, there was also one in last week's article too. Click the image below to head to PEZ, cheers!

Lee’s Lowdown on PEZ: The cobbles, the classics and being urinated on by Fausto Coppi

I know, I have the best headlines huh! That's one you won't find on CyclingSnooze... This week's Lee's Lowdown on PezCycling News looks at the opening classics of the season, this weekend's Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne. It also features a former pro's tale of getting pissed on by Il Campionissimo! Click the image below … Continue reading Lee’s Lowdown on PEZ: The cobbles, the classics and being urinated on by Fausto Coppi

Lee’s Lowdown on PEZ: Cycling through the smog in China

The third installment of my weekly Lowdown column on PezCycling News is a brief (kinda) history of the bicycle in China, from its first appearance to the smog-filled present. Click on the image below to head over to the article. Cheers!

Lee’s Lowdown on PEZ: the bicycle in war

Third installment of my weekly column over on PezCycling News, this one is about the use of the trusty old bicycle during wartime, from pre-1900 to just last year, when a bike was loaded with explosives and lots of sharp nasty things and used to kill 45 people at a market in Kandahar. Yeah. Nice … Continue reading Lee’s Lowdown on PEZ: the bicycle in war

Lee’s Lowdown on PEZ: The Early Days of Bicycle Advertising

Gaining inspiration from that bunch of cool old bike posters I found last month and posted about, this week's Lee's Lowdown (the second of my weekly columns) on PezCycling News takes a de eper and more focused look specifically at the early days of bicycles and the advertising that promoted it. Check out some great … Continue reading Lee’s Lowdown on PEZ: The Early Days of Bicycle Advertising

‘Lee’s Lowdown’ column on PezCycling News goes weekly!

After writing for the esteemed PezCycling News for a good four years now, on and off, covering the Classics and the Grand Tours as part of my column, 'Lee's Lowdown', I've now landed a weekly column which will run every Wednesday. The first edition of the Lowdown, entitled A Glamorous Life looks at the reality of life … Continue reading ‘Lee’s Lowdown’ column on PezCycling News goes weekly!