Sir Wiggo has been instructed that putting on a pound or two may aid his TT aspirations. Dr Hutch muses on the matter, but not without Bernard's sagacious two-cents
Over a month since the first RideLondon, cycling's cloak of mystique has been lifted and we're about to be overrun by animal costumes, broods the Doc
These days many bike races hold stages in countries outside their native land. It's the shape of things to come, according to a memo leaked to the Doc
This week, the Doc reveals an unhealthy psychological fixation with the god of time trialling himself
When it comes to iconic cycling locations, nothing in Britain comes close to the mighty Alpe d'Huez, says the Doc. The solution? Well, we could build our own...
You can't move for Tour de France coverage these days, says the Doc, recalling a time when things were so much simpler any slower... and therefore less good
Professional cycling is no place for the technophobe, concludes the Doc, as he recalls the good old days of the sport
Were the huge crowds on the Alpe d'Huez out of control?
Michael Hutchinson looked at equipment solutions for the Tour de France mountain time trial where riders faced dilemma: Road bike, aero TT machine, or both?
Preparation for an individual time trial is significantly different than a regular race day for the riders at this years Tour, with each rider working to a unique warm-up schedule.
Multiple time trial champion Michael Hutchinson looks ahead to the Tour's stage 17 time trial from Embrun to Chorges
One of the great things about bike racing, ventures the Doc, is that, if you don't like the results, you can unilaterally annul them
cyclists resort to walking only in the direst situations. When the Doc finds his mate Bernie plodding along the roadside, he knows something is seriously wrong...
This week the Doc laments a lacklustre Giro, prays that the Tour de France doesn't get beaten black and blue and that our great British hopes go downhill quickly...
What's under your jersey? Nothing but a pilfered newspaper, if you're following the Doc's professional advice...
Hutch ponders whether the average cyclist would sell their soul for five minutes of glory. The answer's a no brainer...
Many people are born to be great cyclists, but only the saddest succeed, says the Doc
This week the Doc tries hard to focus on the shortsighted cyclist's predicament and the difficulty of time trialling in glamour glasses
The Doc bemoans the banality of sportive saboteurs then changes tack to suggest more successful strategies
There's no point asking the Doc why he loves cycling, so just don't bother, because he hasn't really got a clue either