crankpunk becomes Communications Manager for the Mongolia Bike Challenge & the launch of the new MBC website

when i went to the Mongolia Bike Challenge for the first time back in 2013, i remember sitting there in the hotel dining room at the hotel we were starting from in Ulan Bataar, as the staff got on stage and introduced themselves, and thinking 'this would really be something, to be a part of … Continue reading crankpunk becomes Communications Manager for the Mongolia Bike Challenge & the launch of the new MBC website

Crank Punk Coaching Systems Testimonial: Chris Hodgson

I started working with Chris Hodgson, 47, from the UK after he contacted me with regards to getting ready for the 2014 Mongolia Bike Challenge, of which I had just been announced as the official coach. We started in March and had a good 6 months to prepare. Here is his testimonial with regards to … Continue reading Crank Punk Coaching Systems Testimonial: Chris Hodgson

crankpunk adventures on Lezyne

Lezyne have been sponsoring me for as long as I can remember, in one form or another - i think it might be around 4 years now. the support has always been top notch, as have the products. here is a report on the Lezyne website that was up on here a few days ago, … Continue reading crankpunk adventures on Lezyne

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

crankpunk racing – The Salzkammergut Trophy

The Salzkammergut Trophy MTB Race, Austria, July 2014 The Salzkammergut Trophy is Austria’s most famous MTB race, and its largest, this year attracting 4,256 participants. This is a huge race – I took part in the 119km race but there are several other events over three days, the longest being a 211km cross-country sufferfest that … Continue reading crankpunk racing – The Salzkammergut Trophy

Crank Punk Coaching Systems: racing the Salzkammergut Trophy!

yes, European Adventure #3 is mid-way through, and after a 2 week training session in Tuscany, based in Florence, tomorrow i race in the Salzkammergut Trophy in Austria. i'll be doing the 119km route with 3,800m of climbing to come. i wussed out a bit, as i could have done the 211km course with over … Continue reading Crank Punk Coaching Systems: racing the Salzkammergut Trophy!

cycling: the new aphrodisiac?

by crankpunk all the possible titles i could have gone for on this post, they were just too lewd, but one thing is for sure, this kid has a hard on for cycling. or, wait - because of cycling? anyway, for this 22-year old cyclist, a mishap with his handlebar resulted in irregular blood flow … Continue reading cycling: the new aphrodisiac?

Life Cycles, goddammit!

heck, crankpunk has had some ridiculous ideas over the years and is lucky to not be in jail for having tried to bring some of them to fruition, but there were two that seemed great at the time and also still do, even years after having first germinated in the moist, fertile and abundant manure … Continue reading Life Cycles, goddammit!