Spoke Magazine

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Modder of Fact

3 By on Saturday October 27 2012 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

After the broiled cess pit of a bog that was Laarne a fortnight ago, I thought I’d encountered some of the worst that Belgium’s rain on recently harvested cornfields could produce. The following week I had a painful but exciting frolic around the NZ pasturescape… More ›

Modder of God

3 By on Friday October 12 2012 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

Last weekend I had my first taste of real Belgian mud, or modder as it is called here. I was encouraged to enter the race by my friend and local ex-pat-to-Belgian convert Darryn Medhurst. It was just down the road from his house, and he’d… More ›

Hoboken Bonobo Bro

3 By on Wednesday September 26 2012 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

After my awesome virginal experience with the professionals last weekend, I let my fledgling ambitions of fandom take a back seat and once again found myself staring at the rear ends of what was this time a massive field in the B grade at Hoboken.… More ›