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9, February 2016

CP Column on The Roar: The era of 'Wretched Entitlement'

This week on my column on The Roar, I look at what i call 'wretched entitlement' - riders dioping, denying, and expecting that the world…

3, February 2016

Belgian film shows what a man on a motorised bike can do in a race

Must see. Thanks to Allan Wolhuter for sending in this film that shows two guys testing out a motorised bike, then the guy in the…

3, February 2016

Cartoon of the week!

Thanks to Allan Wolhuter for this! Full gas baby!

3, February 2016

More evidence of a motorised bike? Or stigmatizing unfairly?

Could this be more evidence of mechanical doping? Or is it, as the original poster asks, an optical illusion? Have a ganders here on Carbon…

2, February 2016

Lee's Lowdown on PEZ: Mechanized doping, welcome!

What exactly is going on here? Some kid cheats with a mechanized bike, then people like Lefevre and Merckx come out and say 'Stone her!'…

1, February 2016

CP Spotlight: Matt O'Connor cycling photography

Wont as I am to do when I should really be doing work, I was perusing the intranet the other day when I found some…

30, January 2016

CrankPunk says Faaaaack Donald Trump, in a Cockney accent

Just sayin'.  Enjoy this ;-)   

29, January 2016

Cadel Evans' Great Ocean Road Race previewed on The Roar

I've returned to my weekly column on the Australian sports website The Roar, this week, a look at the Great Ocean Road Race and the…

27, January 2016

Lee's Lowdown on PEZ: Crash, Bang, Wallop!

Yup, it's that time again, my weekly Lowdown column is up on PEZ, looking this week at the three big crashes of the early season.…

27, January 2016

Possibly the best cycling photo ever?

What a photo! Thanks to Storm Hale for posting this. If you have any great shots send em in, here on the CrankPunk FB page!…

26, January 2016

Film by Trainer Road on Justin Rossi's attempt at 2015 US National Amateur TT title

Ever wonder what it takes to be really damn fast on a bike...? My cycling buddy Dave Christensen also happens to be a film maker…

25, January 2016

CrankPunk on The Roar: Review of the Santos Tour Down Under 2016

I've recommenced my weekly column on another cycling/sports website, The Roar out of Australia.  Head over there by clicking here for my review of the 2016…

21, January 2016

Iron Deficiencies: training with weights to get stronger & faster

Most cyclists would rather lose a few non-essential digits than risk ever putting on weight, so the idea of going to the gym to actually…

20, January 2016

Gene doping of athletes recorded in 2006...

Read and shake head.    And here is another article about genetic doping, with this image attached, showing the effect of modifying genes in mice.  Figure…

20, January 2016

Lee's Lowdown: Caleb the Conqueror

An oddly upbeat one from me this! And not a mention of doping... Let's just hope he's clean! Read the full Lowdon on PEZ here.

16, January 2016

DarkLight: literally brilliant

Epic!  

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DarkLight: literally brilliant

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Interviews

Peter Easton of Velo Classic Tours dropped by for a chat a few months ago, and he's just released it as a podcast. He asked me about journalists shirking their…

22nd Jul, 2015
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LR: Eddie Gragus [former pro and US Postal rider in 1996] on Facebook said that you've ben drinking the Kool-Aid. It seems that your reputation has been tarnished as a…

1st Apr, 2015
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Scott Mercier rode as a professional cyclist between 1993 and 1997 then retired. He rode for Saturn, Levi Leipheimer's old team, from 1993 to 1996 and then had one year…

30th Mar, 2015
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Reviews

It's not often a bike arrrives, gets test-ridden a couple of times then gets smashed head first into one of the hardest races on the planet, having to carry my…

15th Sep, 2015
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  Disclaimer: Velocite sponsor me, but this is a bike the earlier version of which I reviewed in 2010 and I gave that one a very similar review. As ever…

4th May, 2015
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Blessed with friends in high places because I’m usually on my knees, your friendly neighborhood crankpunk went for a ride with a friend who works in the industry and was…

18th Feb, 2015
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