Tag Archives: St Neots

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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Turbo dusted off and the training begins


Well Christmas and New Year may have been a thoroughly lazy period, but now we’re well into January and the first races are going to come around fast. I also have set a single goal that I want to achieve … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Disorganisation 1: Fast solo training rides


I try, I really do try to be on time for the Sunday morning club run, yet I always seem to cut it fine. Last Sunday, however, will take some beating. I couldn’t find one thing, found it, couldn’t find … Continue reading

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Bedford to St Neots on Sustrans NCN 51


When it isn’t an inaccessible muddy mess, I’m a regular user of the section of NCN 51 linking St Neots to Huntingdon, and if you follow my blog you’ll probably know I’m quite critical of it. My wider experience of … Continue reading

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Club Hill Climb – Successfully Defended!


I may as well get the bragging bit out the way now. We had our annual club hill climb event this morning and having won the last two years I was certainly a favourite for the event (fortunately for me … 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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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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