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CPCS is CrankPunk Coaching Systems. CrankPunk Coaching Systems grew out of CrankPunk.com,…

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I coach people the way I train myself, and it works no…

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Someone on the CrankPunk FB page said recently 'no rap videos please', which naturally prompted me to go find a rap video.  And I came up with this delight. How…

in Crankpunk
28th Mar, 2015
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"My contempary comments on David Millar's return to Team GB are known. Not public are my comments I put in writing on July 19 2004 to Dave Brailsford on learning…

in DopePunk
27th Mar, 2015
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At the beginning of June last year I was going through the airport in Hong Kong on my way back to Taiwan when I bumped into an old friend. We…

in Punk Opinion
26th Mar, 2015
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  Last year I went to see Flanders, E3 and Roubaix with the excellent Velo Classic Tours. I was invited back to cover their Ardennes trip this year too but…

in Crankpunk
25th Mar, 2015
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Yessiree, the man with the 'tache certainly pulled off a fine sprint for the win at San Remo!  Read why Paolini must have a wonder helmet, why Nibali's miserableness is…

in Crankpunk
25th Mar, 2015
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I've been coaching Detlef since September last year. When he initially came to me I asked him what he preceived as his strengths - 'Perseverance', came the reply.Good. With his…

in Training
25th Mar, 2015
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Very simple: join the CrankPunk Union of High Ballers Strava Club. Head over to CrankPunk the Facebook page and click 'like' if you haven't already, you heathen. Then send in…

in Crank Gallery
24th Mar, 2015
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A couple of weeks ago Chris Froome had a Q&A session on his already very busy Twitter page. One of the tweets asked him if his published training time up…

in DopePunk
24th Mar, 2015
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It's 1988. Phil Liggett is far too Ligget to Quit, and at his most Alan Partridge-esque in his Mac and his loafers made from salted crackers. What's just freakin' awesome…

in Crankpunk
23rd Mar, 2015
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And the award for Dumbest MotherFlipping Idiot Athletes Upon The Planet goes to.... drum roll please! Aussie Rules footballers taking methamphetamine or 'ice' to enhance performance on the football field.…

in DopePunk
23rd Mar, 2015
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BLKTEC was up at the recent Taipei Bike Show showing off its wares and gathering quite a crowd on a daily basis. The brand started in the UK but then…

in Crank Gallery
23rd Mar, 2015
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Did I mention that I do coaching? No? Well, I do coaching! Below is a testimonial from Michael Sagermann whom I first met out at the Tour of Friendship in…

in Training
22nd Mar, 2015
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28, March 2015

Y.N. Rich Kids and My Bike - The New Official CP Song?

Someone on the CrankPunk FB page said recently 'no rap videos please', which naturally prompted me to go find a rap video.  And I came…

27, March 2015

David Millar, just one more prick in the arse cheek of cycling

"My contempary comments on David Millar's return to Team GB are known. Not public are my comments I put in writing on July 19 2004…

26, March 2015

Hong Kong court rules murdered cyclist deserved what he got

At the beginning of June last year I was going through the airport in Hong Kong on my way back to Taiwan when I bumped…

25, March 2015

Classic images on CP

  Last year I went to see Flanders, E3 and Roubaix with the excellent Velo Classic Tours. I was invited back to cover their Ardennes…

25, March 2015

Lee's Lowdown column on PEZ: Milano-San Remo Musings

Yessiree, the man with the 'tache certainly pulled off a fine sprint for the win at San Remo!  Read why Paolini must have a wonder…

25, March 2015

CPCS Training Testimonial from Detlef Jumpertz

I've been coaching Detlef since September last year. When he initially came to me I asked him what he preceived as his strengths - 'Perseverance',…

24, March 2015

PHOTO COMP: Win a CrankPunk Tee

Very simple: join the CrankPunk Union of High Ballers Strava…

24, March 2015

Porte beats Armstrong's time up the Madone to serve up more of the same; utter confusion

A couple of weeks ago Chris Froome had a Q&A session on his already very busy Twitter page. One of the tweets asked him if…

23, March 2015

Paris-Roubaix on NBC in Eighty MotherFlippin' Eight

It's 1988. Phil Liggett is far too Ligget to Quit, and at his most Alan Partridge-esque in his Mac and his loafers made from salted…

23, March 2015

Aussie Rules playes using methamphetamine to improve performance

And the award for Dumbest MotherFlipping Idiot Athletes Upon The Planet goes to.... drum roll please! Aussie Rules footballers taking methamphetamine or 'ice' to enhance…

23, March 2015

BLKTEC at the Taipei Bike Show

BLKTEC was up at the recent Taipei Bike Show showing…

22, March 2015

CPCS Coaching Testimonial: Michael Sagermann

Did I mention that I do coaching? No? Well, I do coaching! Below is a testimonial from Michael Sagermann whom I first met out at…