Tom Owen is a cycling writer and casquette enthusiast. He travels the world in search of two-wheeled adventures and writes about his experiences along the way. He has ridden bikes in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and his native UK. www.tomowencc.com
Tom tries his hand at handicap racing and soon finds out it's a special kind of torture
Who are the real winners and losers of the Tour de France?
A closer look at what you might have missed during the second week of the Tour de France
Overseas trips and illness give Tom the chance to reflect on the season to date
“He’s looking deep into his suitcase of courage”
It wouldn't be the Tour de France without chaos, controversy and a giant Disney character breaking down on a climb
The Tour de France is back - and what an opening weekend it was
What better way to promote a bike race than by keeping it from public consumption?
Tom looks back on an action-packed week of racing at the Criterium du Dauphine, Women's Tour and Tour de Suisse
"No news is good news" can ring true at amateur level too
Victor Campenaerts hits the dating game but Simon Geschke can't even grab a lift with his own team-mates
Geraint Thomas and Adam Yates crash; Javi Moreno gets sent home; Luke Pibernik celebrates prematurely; Tom Dumoulin is not happy
Another Grand Tour, another story of a team bus getting stuck...
Bad weather in Romandie; bad behaviour by Gianni Moscon; bad decisions by RCS Sport
Heading out of the city to battle for custard and rice pudding in Devon
Valverde wins again, but fancy dress steals the limelight
Greg van Avermaet earns a post-race wash and Daniel Oss is the boss
Ninety-nine per cent of ColourBolt's bikes might be all-black, but there's plenty unique about these handbuilt British frames
Tom channels his inner Jacky Durand as the season begins to heat up
Smashy-crashy at 'Spillingdon' as Tom pins a number on for the first time
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