Michael Hutchinson

Michael Hutchinson and Matt Bottrill, National 25-mile time trial championships 2013

Michael Hutchinson is an award-winning writer and journalist who has written the Dr. Hutch column for Cycling Weekly since 2006. In his other life as a bike-rider, he has competed at the Commonwealth Games and the World Championships, and has won more than fifty national titles in Britain and Ireland.

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Dr. Hutch: cycling injuries

This year’s seems to have been an especially horrible Tour de France for injuries that make you wince. In truth, I suspect they’re ...

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Dr. Hutch: Cycling vs football

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,…

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Dr. Hutch: unrealistic expectations

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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Dr. Hutch: Cycle paths with speed restrictions

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…

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Dr. Hutch: Giro d’Italia

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,…