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”
Simon and Adam Yates need to be recognised for their honesty in admitting that there are two of them, says Dr Hutch
“Manon and I are sharing a room and plotting the downfall of what were last month our team-mates but this month our rivals”
Cycling’s questionable morality is nothing new but now’s the time to align its rules with its ethics, says Dr Hutch
“On top of that, getting the day to day right is far more difficult because it’s boring and requires the least sexy of the sporting virtues: patience and consistency”
Hardriders events are strictly for the soft-headed, says the Doc, who has suffered through a few himself
Katie Archibald has a few nerves before the 2018 Track Cycling World Championships - but it's nothing her brain can't handle
Dr Hutch ponders the only question that truly matters: why do you ride a bike?
Away from the headlines about Team Sky and Bradley Wiggins the DCMS report highlights the woeful lack of funding for anti-doping organisations.
It may lack history, but the Italian one-day race is serving up some of the most spectacular racing all season