Tag Archives: Club Cycling

NCRA Spring Series Race 2 – Keysoe Virgins


Our cycling club, St Neots CC, is, by cycling’s standard, an old club. We can trace our roots back to the late 19th century, and the club has the history to match its long life. During its existence the club … Continue reading

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Strava, KOM Rankings and Hard Truths


My first 3rd cat race came as a shock. I had won my second 4th Cat race and thought I was unstoppable, my legs were on fire! I soon learned differently, I was good, but not that good. Competing against … Continue reading

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Huntingdonshire, a surprisingly popular place for a sportive


The luminous yellow direction signs from last weekends Rutland Cycling Reservoir Cogs sportive have been lurking on the road signs and street lamps of my patch all week. Driving my youngest daughter back from this mornings swimming lesson I noticed … Continue reading

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Time trial fever


During the winter and spring we saw a steady trickle of new members join St Neots CC, my local club. Getting to know the new members on the Sunday club runs and introducing them to the clubs activities, conversation often … Continue reading

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The Tour de France Effect


I’ve been involved with club cycling for several years and every season I’ve observed one unerring trend; a July membership spike. In the first week of July, while the peloton barrels across France and Cav takes his first stage wins, … Continue reading

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