Tag Archives: Sportive

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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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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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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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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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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