crankpunk on the Mongolia Bike Challenge, featured in Action Asia magazine

Have I told you just how amazing the Mongolia Bike Challenge is? If it's not on your New Year Resolution list to get entered then I might have to disown you. And if you are interested you can contact me, I have a special offer whereby you can get some euros off the entry price. … Continue reading crankpunk on the Mongolia Bike Challenge, featured in Action Asia magazine

The Taiwan KOM Challenge: why we banned all formerly suspended riders from our race

We had a decision to make. The 2013 winner of the Taiwan KOM Challenge had arrived on the start line of the race fresh from a doping suspension, causing heated debate on internet as to the validity of his victory. The integrity of the event that we had been working hard on for so many … Continue reading The Taiwan KOM Challenge: why we banned all formerly suspended riders from our race

Kwiatkowski: A World Champion finally dressed right

OK, so he rides Specialized. give him a break on that one, because we finally have a World Champ who is wearing black shorts... and an interesting little video here from OPQS. Kwiatkowski with Selfie Stick... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4BrTm2KhAs

CrankPunking at the 2014 Craft Trans Alp MTB race [or] Gettin’ An Ass-Kickin’ in Europe

“These Euros, they smell fear,” he said, whispering under his breath lest anyone hear. “I gotta be honest,” I replied, leaning forward, “the descents on that single track ridiculousness scare the living bejeesus out of me.” His eyes darted back and forth as though he was awaiting an attack by plastic tray from one of … Continue reading CrankPunking at the 2014 Craft Trans Alp MTB race [or] Gettin’ An Ass-Kickin’ in Europe

The Vuelta 2014 promises fireworks

Some folk in the cycling world feel that 2014 has been a less-than-stellar vintage in regards to Grand Tours. The Giro d’Italia saw the first Grand Tour win for Colombian Nairo Quintana, though the way the Movistar rider prised the famous Maglia Rosa from the shoulders of his compatriot Rigoberto Uran had fans disputing the … Continue reading The Vuelta 2014 promises fireworks

UCI & ASO need to ban Riis and Vino (& the rest) from Le Tour

this article originally appeared on The Roar   Eurosport’s coverage of the 2014 Tour de France had a section at the end of each stage that was entitled ‘LeMond on Tour’. This featured the combustible-looking, three-time Tour winner Greg LeMond chatting to a host of the Tour’s personalities. One day his French co-host ushered onto … Continue reading UCI & ASO need to ban Riis and Vino (& the rest) from Le Tour