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30, July 2016

Getting the most out of the indoor trainer

A bit unseasonal for most of us I know, but even in summer the indoor trainer can and should be utilised from time to time.…

19, July 2016

Top 10 cycling books from The Guardian

Some cracking titles in this list compiled by The Guardian, and quite a few I'm going to have to pop out and see if I can get…

18, July 2016

Cadel Evans: 'There will never be another person as iconic as Lance Armstrong in the sport of cycling'

Cadel Evans, on a stop over in Singapore to help promote BMC, did an interview with local news website Today. The Australian Tour de France winner…

17, July 2016

Crank Punk Coaching Systems: Kris Guns qualifies for the World's Masters

In only his third ever race, Belgian CrankPunker Kris Guns, who resides in Hong Kong, put in a great ride to qualify for the World's…

22, June 2016

Bike brands & Bahrain: Even torture allegations can't turn them away

One well known clothing brand will allegedly soon be launching a new line of riot gear-inspired cycling kit that will be exclusively available only to…

10, June 2016

Lee's Lowdown: Groningen sets the bar for cycle-friendly cities

'It’s surely no coincidence that when Ford, who declared that ‘the war on the car stops here!’ as soon as he got into power (and…

8, June 2016

CrankPunk weekly column on China's biggest cycling website

Huge thanks to my friend Nel Chan who is chief editor of BikeTo.com, China's biggest cycling site, for allowing me to write a weekly training…

8, June 2016

Groningen, Cycle City

Every city on earth should do this...    

6, June 2016


'Sometimes being lost is another way to be found.' Amen to that...

4, June 2016

Bikes vs Cars

Waiting for this to download, here's the trailer, thanks to my old buddy Ross Struthers for this! Looking forward to watching this later in full,…

2, June 2016

Crank Punk Coaching Systems: Testimonial from Bruce Swales

Thanks to Bruce Swales, resident of Singapore and member of the ANZA cycling club, for this great testimonial for Crank Punk Coaching Systems! Bruce is…

31, May 2016

Lee's Lowdown: Why Nibali's Giro win left me numb

"However, to comment on this year’s Giro d’Italia and to not place Nibali’s remarkable rides over the past three days, such as the win at…

18, May 2016

Lee's Lowdown: The Shanghai Bike Show

Hup! Went to the Shanghai Bike Show to give a seminar for the Tibet Challenge, you can check out my experience and see some of…

11, May 2016

Tibet Challenge: Shanghai Seminar on Training

  I was recently in China for the Shanghai Bike Show, where I gave a talk on training for the Tibet Challenge, a two-year old…


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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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