A collection of wince-inducing, cringe-worthy moments endured by cyclists
To cut down on the stress in Katie Archibald's life – including a recent house move – the Olympic and world champion track cyclist has turned to creating spreadsheets
When Dr Hutch visited the doc recently, he quickly had to steel himself for some bad news and adjust to the thought of six weeks on crutches
"This drastic change in feng shui might be just the marginal gain I need to make it to Tokyo 2020"
MAMIL is a clever yet misleading acronym — the Doc has therefore thought of a more descriptive and accurate term for cyclists
Sunshine and traffic pose unexpected problems for Katie Archibald, as she continues to recover from a collarbone break
A jester’s jersey would be just the ticket to add a little levity to the WorldTour, suggests the Doc
Chris Froome may have been welcomed with open arms by the Italian tifosi, but he will get a much colder reception by French fans at the Tour de France.
A broken collarbone makes a late change to Katie's original holiday plans
Horses are passé but camels and killer whales are encouraged... The Doc considers cycling spectatorship to be a sport in itself
Cyclists have an inadvertent multi-linguistic flair, muses the Doc
Non-cycling friends are great for doing non-cycling things... like going to see Hamilton
As you may recall, I was planning to be unfaithful to cycling and run the Virgin Money London Marathon. Well, it went splendidly, up to a point. That point was…
"The rule you apply to my father’s predicted ride distances: allow for at least 20km extra"
Attacking early is the sure sign of a nervous amateur. The truly confident athlete need never attack at all
Gold medal success at the Commonwealth Games for Katie Archibald meant a gold-standard celebration... but now there's work to be done
The Doc recalls his ‘assault’ on the Cauberg, where he was not so much lord of the ‘ring’, but in something akin to Dante’s ninth circle of hell
Comment: "In the courts, as it was in his professional career, Armstrong has found himself protected, inadvertently perhaps, by the fact that his success served to benefit many people"
"In my haste for a sparkling smile I didn’t read the instructions, and I accidentally bleached my gums"
Could we see a return of riders targetting races outside their specialities?
Bikes, no matter how noteworthy, were never meant to be museum pieces, muses the Doc
True cyclists don’t need anything as flimsy as a love of cycling to bolster their self-identity, say Dr Hutch
“I myself enjoy the ‘eat when you can, not when you want to’ rule so much that I apply it to sleep as well”
"Like most bike riders, he thinks the God-given number of gears for a bicycle was the number pertaining when he got his first grown-up bike"
“My theory is that couples only ever break up or get together around the World Championships or the Olympic Games”