Tag Archives: Road Racing

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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NCRA Spring Series Race 1 Naseby…and a cautionary tale


The last time I raced at the Naseby circuit I attacked on the course’s climb early on. Tim and two Rutland riders joined me and we stayed away almost to the very end. We were swept up and our efforts … 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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NCRA Southwick Race – “Shut up legs!”


For the 5th event in the NCRA series, the Thursday night race moved to the Southwick road circuit; a fast and flattish 6 mile circuit west of Oundle punctuated with a 400m long climb, averaging 4.5%, up to the start/finish … Continue reading

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