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Fen and Fell, the West Cambridgeshire Hills


Route Stats: 672m climbing 70 miles / 113km http://gb.mapometer.com/cycling/route_2437999.html Of all Cambridgeshire, the west of the county is the area I enjoy riding the most. Bordering Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire, there is some fine cycling country to be found here. The … Continue reading

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South Cambridgeshire Hills, Long Route


Route Stats: 855m climbing 75 miles / 121km http://gb.mapometer.com/cycling/route_2421106.html This route adds a 20 mile northwest extension onto the shorter route and explores the lumpy northeastern tip of the Greensands Ridge before it disappears beneath the Fens. Follow the shorter … Continue reading

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South Cambridgeshire Hills, Short Route


Route Stats: 701m climbing 55miles / 89km http://gb.mapometer.com/cycling/route_2421090.html South Cambridgeshire, in keeping with the rest of the county, is mostly flat. However, there are two notable lumpy areas, well, that is for someone who grew up in the Fens, and … Continue reading

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First time nerves for a Sportive Organiser


A few years ago St Neots Cycling club was on the verge of extinction. There were just a handful of members; it was a case of do something or disband. We opted to do something. Initially, we grew through contacts, … Continue reading

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Commuting on the Sustrans National Cycle Network


I use the National Cycle Network (NCN) for commuting and I’ve been thinking of writing a post on my experiences and observations for a while. A report published by Sustrans titled The Real Cycling Revolution has finally prompted me to do … Continue reading

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The top 10 Cambridgeshire Hill Routes


Update 4th March 2013: Before reading further, you might be more interested in these two posts: The *ahem* Big Cambridgeshire Climbs and The Short and Steep Cambridgeshire Climbs. Also check out the Cambridgeshire hills rides. I was given Simon Warren’s … Continue reading

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Route Planning


I suppose there are some cyclists for whom cycling is just exercise for the sake of exercising. I have never met one though. Even in the depths of winter, the dedicated will get off their turbo and head outside to … Continue reading

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