Michael Hutchinson

Football’s World Cup is only held every four years. The inescapable logic of this is that it is therefore only a quarter as interesting as the Tour de France. Technically,…

I don’t want to sound 
paranoid, but I swear the rain clouds know who I am. And more to the point, where I am. Just the other day, I used…

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When Britain finally gets segregated cycle paths, we’ll also be hit with speed limits, reckons the Doc — and then we’ll have to innovate new metrics with which to measure…

I’m in an unusually reflective mood this week. I’ve just been dealing with the weirdness of the Giro d’Italia turning up in Belfast to spread the love of Italian culture,…

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The weekend before last, the deputy editor of this magazine rode round Majorca. Afterwards, he tweeted a celebratory photo of his GPS with ‘309km’ proudly displayed, congratulating himself on his…

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Last year, someone gave me some wildly over-specified bike lights. You can judge their brightness from the first time I switched them on. I took them into the garden to…

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This week, a break from this column’s normal contents of cynicism and reactionary mud-slinging. The UCI is contemplating allowing TV cameras on bikes. This is a brilliant idea. It’s trivial…

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That the incredibly complicated steam train was invented before the incredibly simple bicycle is something I’ve mentioned before. I make no apology for bringing it up again, because I feel…

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