Category Archives: Cambridgeshire

Tour of Cambridgeshire Gran Fondo 2016


The Tour of Cambridgeshire Gran Fondo was back in Peterborough for its second year, certainly bigger and hopefully better. This year’s format was slightly different with race, sport, challenge and leisure categories. Unlike last year, where the race pen riders all … Continue reading

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Alconbury Circuit Race


Last night saw the first of two test evenings of circuit racing on the old Alconbury airbase. There was a good turn out from the club with many new faces testing 4th cat waters for the first time. The numbers … Continue reading

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Cold War Clean-up


Thanks to Paul Gripton of Velo Club Chevaliers Bleus, the newly formed cycling club of Cambridgeshire Constabulary, closed circuit racing is coming to the old Alconbury Airbase this summer. Two evenings of racing are planned for 28th July and 18th August, … Continue reading

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Tour Series Peterborough


I left a Champagne reception at the British Library for Peterborough. Not often you hear that but when it comes to cycling the city just keeps on giving. After hosting the Tour of Cambridgeshire, tonight it was hosting the penultimate … Continue reading

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UWCT Tour of Cambridgeshire Gran Fondo


Where to begin with the Tour of Cambridgeshire Gran Fondo! Saturday afternoon I picked up my numbers. The TT was in Full swing and I bumped into a few club mates heading off for the start line. I think that’s … Continue reading

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Giant Haystacks


The harvest is in, and my commute has been passing fields cropped down to stubble, populated with rectangular bales of hay. Then one day I’ll ride along to find the bales have been re-arranged into a giant haystack. It dominates … Continue reading

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Circuit of the Fens Regional ‘A’ Race


As soon as I saw this event on the British Cycling race calendar, I wanted to be in it. The planned circuit was to start and finish in Whittlesey, the town where I grew up. I didn’t want to miss … Continue reading

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