Crank Punk Coaching Systems: Tom Little wins the HATTA MTB Endurance Challenge Pairs

Would you fancy a 6-hour technical off-road bike race in the desert, starting at 10am? No neither would I, but luckily Crank Punk Coaching Systems' Tom Little did, and along with race partner Franck Jassaud (racing under their club name HotDogs/CycleHub), he only went and won the bloody thing, the 'thing' being the duo category … Continue reading Crank Punk Coaching Systems: Tom Little wins the HATTA MTB Endurance Challenge Pairs

R.A.C.E Paskenta, racing as it should be

I love this concept - racing your bike for the sheer heck of it, no frills, no cops, no race numbers, no messing, and the best trophy I have seen yet. Here's the blurb that accompanies the vid on youtube: "Following the Amain.com Cycling Team at the first big race of 2015. Paskenta is a … Continue reading R.A.C.E Paskenta, racing as it should be

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

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

cranpunking at the Genco Mongolia Bike Challenge ’14

hot diggety. back in the most amazing place i've ever had the privilege to go to. Mongolia. this place gets inside you. it's the world before we came along and f*&%ed it all up. no fences, no walls, just kilometer after kilometer of nothing and everything. 78 other folk and myself will be lining up … Continue reading cranpunking at the Genco Mongolia Bike Challenge ’14

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!

Aiyana Currie turns pro!

since i became a cycling coach there have been many really great days and weeks when my Crank Punk Coaching Systems clients have either won races, got on the podium or just achieved whatever goal they had in their sights. in all honesty, not only do i get more nervous when they set out for … Continue reading Aiyana Currie turns pro!