Category Archives: St Neots

NCRA Keysoe, I chalked the line


I’ve always suffered from a bit of pre-race nerves and I guess that’s normal for any racer except the most gung ho. Promoting the club’s second road race in the NCRA I’ve found the race nerves have mutated into pre-race anxiety; you’ve … Continue reading

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Autumn Breeze Sportive 2014


Saturday had been hectic. The morning was busy, spent checking over paper work, collecting things together, responding to emails, and a few other little, but necessary, chores. At midday I was on the road first to drop off some food … Continue reading

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NCRA Two Day Race, Day 2 Southwick


My broken collarbone has put paid to any ambitions I once held for the NCRA Two Day Race, and believe me I did have ambitions. Probably too grand, nevertheless, I was sorely disappointed to not try to realise them. Still … Continue reading

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Turbo dusted off and the training begins


Well Christmas and New Year may have been a thoroughly lazy period, but now we’re well into January and the first races are going to come around fast. I also have set a single goal that I want to achieve … Continue reading

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Riding and volunteering at the St Neots Sportive 2013


We had our second club sportive last Sunday and, like last year, my morning got off to a similar routine – strong black coffee, a large bowl of porridge and a sleepy grunt goodbye from my wife. At HQ the … Continue reading

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Bedford to St Neots on Sustrans NCN 51


When it isn’t an inaccessible muddy mess, I’m a regular user of the section of NCN 51 linking St Neots to Huntingdon, and if you follow my blog you’ll probably know I’m quite critical of it. My wider experience of … Continue reading

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Riding and volunteering at the St Neots CC Sportive


Sunday hadn’t yet dawned when my alarm clock went off. I dragged myself out of bed, showered then brewed a strong black coffee. Preparing to leave, a thick, cold mist blocked out the sky, the dawn still felt a long … Continue reading

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