crankpunk’s 2014: ‘swollen’ is the word

It's been quite a year here at crankpunk.com, quite a mad, mad 363 days and counting. The website has gone from strength to strength thanks largely to a bunch of angry Americans flipping out every time they hear the Holy Trinity (Lance, Levi & George) getting called out. I never go chasing numbers but I … Continue reading crankpunk’s 2014: ‘swollen’ is the word

crankpunk to take up triathlon… but could i pull off a belly top and speedos?

INDEED just WHAT has the WORLD COME TO? i woke up this morning with the strangest desire careening around my loins, stranger than that time i almost got arrested for taking single bites out of a a good 7 or 8 dried sea sponges all those years ago in Boots pharmacy on Norwich High Street. … Continue reading crankpunk to take up triathlon… but could i pull off a belly top and speedos?

Crank Punk Coaching Systems: Barry Davies Testimonial

I've been working with Barry for four months. His aim all along was 'to get up the Taiwan KOM hill.' Added to that challenge was the fact that Barry, originally from the UK, lives in Singapore, one of the flattest stretches of land around out here. Here follows his testimonial of the past 4 months … Continue reading Crank Punk Coaching Systems: Barry Davies Testimonial

how to prepare the week before that big race

a version of this article originally appeared on the Round the Island website, which is connected to the ANZA Cycling group. _________________________________   The Big Race is coming. A week and a half to go. Time is running out as it starts very soon indeed, so you better not get training harder. Yes, I did … Continue reading how to prepare the week before that big race

Crank Punk Coaching Systems & ANZA Cycling club join forces!

(CAPITALS here are, I think, appropriate...!) I am very proud to announce that the ANZA Cycling club have chosen to accept Crank Punk Coaching Systems as their official coaching provider! ANZA is the largest club in Singapore with over 300 members and plays an active role in the local cycling scene and indeed all around … Continue reading Crank Punk Coaching Systems & ANZA Cycling club join forces!

Crank Punk Coaching Systems: “It’s the greatest thing since energy gel flavored energy gel,” says James Cole

Well he didn't really say that but he should have. James Cole, 37, originally from Oz but now living in Singapore, joined CPCS some months back in preparation for the 2014 Haute Route Alps. Here is his account of life as a crankpunker. ______________________ by James Cole Crankpunk got me through the Haute Route Alps … Continue reading Crank Punk Coaching Systems: “It’s the greatest thing since energy gel flavored energy gel,” says James Cole

Crank Punk Coaching Systems: Donald MacDonald hits the podium!

great ride last weekend by CPCS rider Donald MacDonald from Singapore (by way of Scotland) and his Direct Asia teammate Pierre-Alain Scherwey. the pair were riding in the Singapore Cycling Federation Celebration Series TTT and managed 3rd place, behind the Infinite team rider and the winners, from the Kenyan national team, no less! great work, … Continue reading Crank Punk Coaching Systems: Donald MacDonald hits the podium!

The Froome TUE Palava: Every side letting the fans down

this article originally appeared on The Roar   Many would have never heard of a TUE until last week, other than the one that brings you closer to FRI, but in the past seven days or so ‘Therapeutic Use Exemption’ has entered the lexicon of cycling fans the world over. Reaction to the news that … Continue reading The Froome TUE Palava: Every side letting the fans down

crankpunk on PEZ on the Tour de Suisse, part 2

what a corker that final stage was. Rui Costa resplendent in his rainbow, Frank being very Frank, and Tony putting in a shift and a half. great stuff. click the image below to head to PEZ and to read the full article.