Monthly Archives: April 2012

Rutland-Melton Cicle Classic: Even the spectators DNF’d


The club run rolled along in the warming March sunshine as we gave our pale winter legs their first outings after winter. The countryside was greening pleasantly and the winds were light. Looking back now, it was an idyllic, innocent … Continue reading

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Cambridgeshire Hills part II: the A14 corridor west


My first post on Cambridgeshire’s hills upset one of my club mates as I had missed out his favourite local climb. The climb in question is the hill at Ellington Thorpe near Grafham Water. It is a respectable Cambridgeshire climb, but … Continue reading

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Website Review


Ok, it’s not a review, but a shameless plug. My club, St Neots CC has a new website: http://www.stneotscyclingclub.info/ Go and take a look, it’s great. Lots of good stuff about the clubs history and what’s going on.  I give it … Continue reading

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Bananas and Bonking


There is a rule of thumb in my cycling club, you can gauge the distance and hardness of a ride from the number of bananas protruding from the jersey of certain members. On Sunday’s club run, if anyone looked at … Continue reading

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