Monthly Archives: May 2015

NCRA Rockingham Speedway, race 1


There was a huge turn out for the first race at Rockingham Speedway; perhaps it was the discount for affiliated clubs that helped, it’ll certainly be welcome once the unchecked Tory screw starts turning on the least wealthy 95%. St … Continue reading

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Bag on the line


The 1710 from London Kings Cross empties half its commuter load at Hitchin. The doors close but we do not move. People look around and exchange knowing looks and thinking similar thoughts: useless bloody trains. A few minutes later the … Continue reading

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Rockingham Forest Wheelers 2-day: Stage 3


Rain. It was forecast and the forecast was right. I checked online and the rain was set to continue until late morning then brighten up. Rain followed me along the A14 and the A6116. The parking field at Middleton was … Continue reading

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Rockingham Forest Wheelers 2-day: Stage 2


We started stage 2 in Middleton, outside the Wheeler’s club house. The race was neutralised through the village and remained so until we passed a car boot sale about a kilometre from the Bringhurst climb. After the morning time trial, … Continue reading

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Rockingham Forest Wheelers 2-day: Stage 1


I woke up this morning with a sore throat – the 3rd morning in a row, though it wasn’t so bad as yesterday and at least I didn’t have my daughter’s chesty cough. Ok, so my excuses now in and … Continue reading

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