Category Archives: Fenland

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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Good Riddance to March with an Easter Sunday Ride


It feels like a while, truth be told it is a while, nearly a month since my road bike last left the garage. My hybrid at least has seen some off road tracks, but not often enough. Not nearly enough. … Continue reading

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Straw Bear Festival 2014


At the weekend we made our annual pilgrimage across the Fens, to Whittlesey, for the Straw Bear Festival. In most respects it was the same as any other year – Morris, Molly and Sword dancing, music, beer and meeting up … 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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The Straw Bear Cometh


Since having children we have been making an annual trip across the Fens for the Straw Bear Festival in¬†Whittlesea (the t’s are as silent as the ‘h’). I remember going a few times as a child with my grandfather, and … Continue reading

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