Monthly Archives: July 2012

Time trial fever


During the winter and spring we saw a steady trickle of new members join St Neots CC, my local club. Getting to know the new members on the Sunday club runs and introducing them to the clubs activities, conversation often … Continue reading

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The Wiggo, Team Sky Legacy: Day 1


These are uncharted roads for British cycling. Mark Cavendish, a British rider, is wearing the rainbow rings of the World Road Champions jersey. Over 3 gruelling weeks of the Tour de France, 4 different British riders claimed 7 stage victories, … Continue reading

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Boris Biking across the City of London


Every now and then I have to travel across the City of London to Mile End and Whitechapel for work. I used to take the tube, but it was a hideous journey. These days I grab a Boris bike and … Continue reading

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Oh No! Tall Grass


I have made six commute journeys on my bike this week. On five of them it rained, but on all of them my feet got soaked through. It is not the rain that wets them, neither is it the standing … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Velo Richard:
I’ve been involved with club cycling for several years and every season I’ve observed one unerring trend; a July membership spike. In the first week of July, while the peloton barrels across France and Cav…

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Hill Envy in Dorset


Your legs will tell you when you have graduated as a cyclist. A couple of days off the bike and they start whining like children on a long car journey. Their energy is replenished and they demand to be exercised. … Continue reading

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