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2, March 2016

Lee's Lowdown: Classic Classics

Get ready for something new (or at least not very common): a Lowdown on PEZ that is not about doping! Well, GVA is in there,…

26, February 2016

The Success of Trickle Down Doping

Trickle Down theory is generally a term used to describe the belief that if high income earners are thrown a bucket load more dirty cash…

22, February 2016

The inspirational Alex Zanardi

He is The Dude.  

19, February 2016

CPCS' Tom Little wins the motherflipping race!

HUP! First first place of the year to Tom Little, who also won whilst working with me last year too! The blurb: 'One of the…

17, February 2016

Lee's Lowdown: Is it really Millar Time?

Yeah.  I mean... No. Lord, please no...   Read all about it here.

13, February 2016

CrankPunk Coaching Systems' Craig Raynes bags 2nd place

Craig Raynes, originally from Oz and now living in Bangalore, has been working with me for a few months now and is seeing his hard…

11, February 2016

Lee's Lowdown on PEZ: Having a Good Ol' Moin

Yes, learn some proper English (the Northern type) on PEZ today, with JTL getting a slapping, Lefevre busting a gut and Sagan doing a very…

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…


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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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