Michael Hutchinson

Dr. Hutch

Dr. Hutch: the fitness regime

New training regimes may promise miracle results but in reality the fitness gains are far more mundane, says the Doc

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Dr Hutch: Impressing non-cyclists

Hoping to wow a non-cyclist with tales of your riding prowess? Don’t bother, says the Doc, they will not be impressed


Dr. Hutch: Horses

Horses. Not only do they cheat their way into our lasagnas and lay steaming hazards on our roads; they dodge taxes and rob donkeys too - according to the Doc

Dr. Hutch, cycling hurts

Dr. Hutch: Cycling hurts

Cycling often hurts, but it isn't physical, reckon scientists, and the Doc agrees: it's a sensation doled out by a guv'nor of grimacing in our heads

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Dr. Hutch: It’s not fair

It's not fair, ventures the doc, that seamen have their own bespoke weather forecast while we cyclist have to make do with Tomasz Schafernaker's vague prognostications

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Dr. Hutch: cycle safety

When it comes to cycle safety provision one local council thought of everything a cyclist might need, reports the Doc. Then they did the opposite

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Dr. Hutch: bike set-up

The doc lays bare his bafflement at how everyone else's bikes are so uncomfortably, inanely and, above all, incorrectly set up

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Dr. Hutch: Lance and Oprah

The doc is anticipated Oscar-winning performances all round when Lance went head-to-head with Oprah

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Dr. Hutch: old dog new tricks…

You really shouldn’t try to teach your grandmother to suck eggs, nor your father to clean bicycles — or you’ll find yourself stumped when it comes to Christmas gift ideas…

Dr. Hutch goes off road

Dr. Hutch: The god of mud…

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

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Dr. Hutch: UCI anti-doping hotline…

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...


Dr. Hutch: nerdy cyclists

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

Michael Hutchinson, champion of champions, CTT Champions' Night 2010

Dr. Hutch: hatred towards cyclists

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

Lars-Petter Nordhaug wins Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal 2012

Dr. Hutch: lone wolf

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

Dr. Hutch: Piegate

Dr. Hutch: off season

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

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Dr. Hutch: the future…

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