another podium, another sunstroke

last Saturday was the 3rd round in the Taiwan Club Series Championships, a season-long competition run by the hard-working Taiwan Cyclist Federation that I've yet to be able to completely participate in due to overseas racing commitments. there isn't much racing in Taiwan so it's a shame that i usually miss the good parts of … Continue reading another podium, another sunstroke

Crank Punk Coaching Systems-Lapierre Cycling Project has arrived!

possibly the longest team name in the history of cycling and there's only one man on the team... disaffected with most of my experiences on cycling teams i had an idea towards the end of last season - why don't I race independently, forget racing UCI events, focus on the regional and international elite amateur … Continue reading Crank Punk Coaching Systems-Lapierre Cycling Project has arrived!

a little trip up to 3,275 meters

i've been away for a couple of days to Hualien on Taiwan's east coast, climbing some parts of the famous Wuling mountain. i was there with former teammate Yin Chi Wang to do a photo-shoot with some Japanese journalists. this is one epic, not to mention stunning, climb. here below is part of a report … Continue reading a little trip up to 3,275 meters

racing in Batam & the Immigration Nightmare

Taipei airport, 7pm, Tuesday 27th. immigration point. 'sorry, can you come with me please?' these are not the words you want to hear when you are just 2 meters from crossing into a country. you turn to see the origin of the words. see the uniform. white shirt. black pants. functional shoes. small badge, gold-edged. … Continue reading racing in Batam & the Immigration Nightmare

cp vid #2: crankpunking in Singapore

yes, i'm in Singapore, over here to race in just a few short hours on Saturday morning, Batam 6 Bridges race, which you may have guessed, yes! is a race over 7 bridges. i like Singapore, it's kinda scary in that it is way too clean for a city but other than that it is … Continue reading cp vid #2: crankpunking in Singapore

veni, vidi, crankpunk-a-vici..!

he turned me inside out, that lad, all 61kg and veins the like of which you only find on a horse's cock streaming down his legs, raining down lashings of misery with an almost possessed concentration, whipping the pedals with a ferocity that had me gurning the whole way up the climb. it wasn't long … Continue reading veni, vidi, crankpunk-a-vici..!