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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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It’s not all bike, bike, bike…


Except today it has been; non-stop bike, bike, bike. First, a weeks slightly chaotic organisation came to fruition as the Tour de France Grand Départ Trophy arrived in St Neots – the trophy was introduced for last year’s centenary tour and is … Continue reading

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RAF Molesworth Peace Garden


I started Good Friday with an early morning training ride. A hard overnight frost had preserved the sculpted snow drifts for another day. Ice was an ever present hazard, especially on the ascents and descents where thaw from the saturated … Continue reading

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The Short and Steep Cambridgeshire Climbs


These are Cambridgeshire’s short and steep climbs, guaranteed to your heart pumping. There really is only one way to tackle them and that’s with an out the saddle sprint. Keep it going until you either reach the top or your … Continue reading

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The Cambridgeshire Climbs


Last year I posted a top 10 of Cambridgeshire climbs (Ok one of them was just across the Bedfordshire border, but we are fairly limited for choice in this county). Since then it has become my most viewed post and … Continue reading

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The *ahem* Big Cambridgeshire Climbs


I’ve classified the Cambridgeshire climbs into two types, the short and steep ones (coming soon) and the longer big ones. These are the longer, bigger climbs and the entry criteria is quite simple; the finish point must be at least … Continue reading

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