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 www.sheldonbrown.com/ 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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