Spoke Magazine

Category: The Cyclo X Files

Into Poland

3 By on Monday December 16 2013 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

In the middle of nowhere, surrounded by monochrome brown pine forest and expanses of lush green agricultural pasture, 5km from Glubczyce in South West Poland, in a house from the 19th century with an underground storage bunker that doesn’t freeze even when it’s -20º outside,… More ›

Sicko-cross

2 By on Saturday March 9 2013 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

A few months ago, while in the depths of the Belgian winter, I was offered a small ray of sunlight from the other side of the world. It was more the prospect of a glimmer of sunshine and warmth, something to distract me at a… More ›

Kiwis of the Worlds

2 By on Friday February 22 2013 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

The second week of my time in Kentucky saw the arrival of the rest of the Australasian, and so too the entire southern hemisphere, cyclocross contingent. This consisted of 7 people, with five nationalities represented – Genevieve Whitson, Kiwi racer based in Scotland and her… More ›

‘Merica, F*** Yeah!

1 By on Friday February 8 2013 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

The state of Kentucky is famous for several things, from a massive horse breeding and racing tradition with the annual derby to the Colonel’s secret recipe and the ensuing high rates of obesity, heart disease and diabetes that he (amongst others) has helped bring about.… More ›