The god of mud is displeased - which means that the Doc must sacraficed yet another virgin tubeless tyre...
Andy McGrath writes from the Amissa Bongo stage race in the Gabon, Africa
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...
What are you going to do in 2013?
A special year for British cycling
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
Thanks for the divisive tactics, BBC
We must thank the random lunatics who hate cyclists - without them we would all be living in one giant hippy nudist colony
Hannah Reynolds writes from Tenerife as Cycling Weekly's photoshoot draws to an end
Garry Clark writes from Cycling Weekly's photoshoot on the Spanish island of Tenerife