The god of mud is displeased - which means that the Doc must sacraficed yet another virgin tubeless tyre...

Andy McGrath writes from the Amissa Bongo stage race in the Gabon, Africa

You've reached the UCI Anti Doping Hotline. While you're waiting for our next available operator, please enjoy this panpipes rendition of The Verve's ‘Drugs don't work'. Hold please...

Thinking about cycling all the time shouldn't make you feel like nerd, says the Doc - at one time it was an essential elemet of training

Cycle Sport comment: The World Series Cycling project is deeply flawed, and lacks transparency

We must thank the random lunatics who hate cyclists - without them we would all be living in one giant hippy nudist colony

Escaping the British snow and bad weather to take some sunny photos, and literally bumping into the Rapha-Condor team

What's this season's must-use position?

Now that everyone's a proper cyclist, how can you be a Lycra'd lone wolf? Wonders the Doc

As the off-season begins, the Doc breaks open the ampoules of Dairy milk he's been stashing in the back of his fridge

The Doc envisions a future where the bunch glides down an Alpine decent in pedal-powered aeroplanes..