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5, November 2015

Lee's Lowdown on PEZ - the Taiwan KOM Challenge report

Yes, my work here is done. 6 months in the making, the Taiwan KOM Challenge is officially over.  There were thrills, spills and bellyaches, a…

5, November 2015

You can't keep a good man down - 30ft crash and he gets back on

Nicholi Rogatkin crashes 30ft and gets back on his feet and rocks it. Professional soccer players take note. This is a man.     

28, October 2015

Valenti Sanjuan at the Taiwan KOM Challenge

Valenti Sanjuan and I met in Mongolia, great guy, lots of fun, and 500,000 followers on social media!  I know, hard to believe but true.…

27, October 2015

Lee's Lowdown on PEZ: the Taiwan KOM, Sagan & car-free Oslo

My Lowdown column on PEZ this week sees me dicsuss the awesomeness of the Taiwan KOM Challeng (at which I am currently working), Sagan's Worlds…

26, October 2015

CrankPunk in Ride On magazine: Train smart with less hours

Just published in Ride On magazine, my article on training on a limited time schedule and how to get your head round to the concept…

19, October 2015

The all new Velocite Syn: Full review soon!

First ride today on the Velocite Syn, I love that new bike feeling and though this was a short tootle about town, it was a…

19, October 2015

CrankPunk interviewed on Velo Classic Tour podcast

Back in 2014 I was fortunate to be asked by Richard Pestes of PezCycling News to go out to Belgium to cover the Tour of…

13, October 2015

Lee's Lowdown on PEZ: I'm just a 50s throwback...

This week in my column on PEZ: the annoyance of new sparkly new tech bits getting in the way of my ride. I admit it,…

13, October 2015

CrankPunk on CyclingTips: Is racing in the Middle East viable or a waste of time?

Second instalment of my column on CyclingTips is up today, much happeir with this one than the last... Spurred on by a tweet from someone…

7, October 2015

Magpie Alert!

I know that someone's probably going to say that this being attacked by a magpie whilst cycling is no laughing matter and they may be…

6, October 2015

Lee's Lowdown on PEZ: Ivan Basso's move into management part of an all too depressing pattern

Well, thanks again to PezCycling News for the support, allowing me to get stuff out there that other mainstream outlets wouldn't publish.  This week, Ivan…

5, October 2015

Make your bike sound like a horse: Trotify!

Genius. Want. "The folks at Original Content London are hot to trot, thanks to their latest invention, the Trotify. For about $32 USD, the flat-packed laser-cut wooden…

29, September 2015

Lee's Lowdown on PEZ: Sagan's class, on and off the bike...

Oof, what a World Championships, thoroughly enjoyed it all.  Check out my Lowdown on PezCycling News today! Click here!

27, September 2015

Cool Hand Lizzie Armistead wins the Worlds

You don't get much cooler than this. Toptall dominant last 1km from Armistead! “I just couldn’t believe it,” said Armitstead. “I didn’t get to celebrate…

25, September 2015

MS Person of the Year Andrea Poulton: No More Excuses!

Watch this, then go do something.     

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Crankpunk Coaching

Did I mention that I do coaching? No? Well, I do coaching! Some testimonials below:

"All credits and gratitude to Lee for all my refinements and breakthroughs. The Crank Punk Coaching System has equipped me with great results in my races. I first met Lee…" Read more >>
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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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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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