Monthly Archives: February 2008

Victoria Pendleton Naked!

Yes, in this weekend’s Observer Sport Monthly. On her Trek road bike. There’s a peek at it on Cycling Weekly’s Tuesday comment piece: Pendleton poses nude and the demise of the Archer Their take on it seems to be that … Continue reading

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Starting too far back

That is the observation from Ian Paine as to where I went wrong on Sunday. He’s absolutely right. The mistake I made was to allow myself to drift down the field in the final laps. It’s frustrating but I know … Continue reading

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12=, the worst finish of all

There are many places you can finish in a race but for a lowly 4th cat in a Regional C+ race but I’ve come to the conclusion that 12= is about the worst of them. guess where I finished on … Continue reading

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Wrecks and Mechs

A busy weekend with two days of racing, none of which went quite as well as it could. First a quick hello to Paul, a reader who races and who I met on Saturday at Hillingdon. It’s good to know … Continue reading

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Farewell Sheldon

Sheldon Brown is a name every cyclist should know. His website, at is an encyclopedia of anything useful you might wish to know about bicycle mechanics and history. Sadly he passed away this week, to much sadness among cyclists … Continue reading

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Is less more?

Since reading January’s Procycling magazine, which was guest edited by Greg Lemond, I have become fascinated by the argument in favour of training less. Less purely in terms of time spent out on the bike but more in terms of … Continue reading

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