Monthly Archives: November 2007

A better result all round

Note one: If you are visually impaired it is advisable that you wear your glasses or contact lenses when racing. That way you won’t go at corners like a sparrow at a closed patio door and end up forming a … Continue reading

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Hail, hail, hail. Oh!

Winter is here but that apparently is not the sort of thing to stop the hardened cyclocross loon. Not even a freezing gale, hail and a course that turned into muddy hell midway through the race at Brighton’s Stanmer Park. … Continue reading

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Right turn Clyde

Another genius line from the ever-consistent wit of Bikesnob NYC: “I hadn’t ridden much since the pre-Dunston days, when I was a hairy fixture on the So-Cal crit circuit. (Show me a banana prime and I’ll show you a sprint … Continue reading

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Yet another cycling injury!

Yet another cycling injury!, originally uploaded by leguape. This is from last Saturday, I should have posted it earlier. It’s gradually healing up but is still a bit sore around the edges. It’s at the scabbed over, not quite healed … Continue reading

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The club champs: grass verges and cuts

Saturday was the inaugural London Dynamo Club Championships, a 30 lap open race down at Hillingdon. It was an absolute hoot so big thanks to the huge number of people in the club who helped organise it. There’s some great … Continue reading

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I want my youth back, and my Raleigh Burner

If you are around 31 years old, grew up in Britain and rode bikes as a kid you know what I mean. While nostalgics tends to bang on about the Chopper as the iconic Raleigh bike (it tends to be … Continue reading

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