Monthly Archives: February 2010

Cyclocosm’s A Classic Rivalry

A Classic Rivalry, originally uploaded by cosmocatalano. A brilliant visualisation of the history of the Belgian rivalry between Quickstep and Lotto that dominates the spring races from cyclocosm, one of the most consistently interesting cycling blogs around. You can read … Continue reading

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London League 2009/10, round 15: Team Championships

Great video of the race, see if you can spot me. Blink and you’ll miss me. In fact it’s probably not worth the effort trying not to blink. Enjoy instead how much fun cyclocross is. Despite suffering like a beaten … Continue reading

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Imperial Winter Series 2009/10: 4th Cat, 13 February 2010

The final race of the series which has been incredibly well organised in trying conditions, both meteorological and logistical. The former has come on the form of snow, torrential rain and freezing gales. The latter in the form of crashes … Continue reading

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My Rapha Spring/Summer 2010 wishlist

The big headline is Rapha for Women at last! Obviously my first response is to make a list of the things I want. The lightweight jersey in light blue would be nice if I’m doing the Etape this year (of … Continue reading

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Spring Classics: Leave Them All Behind by Ride

Keeping with my teenaged years of the early 1990s, Ride’s Leave Them All Behind is one of those songs that fits with cycling both lyrically and musically. It’s one of the pinnacles of Shoegazer pop for me, from a time … Continue reading

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Cycling in dark ages when it comes to public relations

A quick mid-weeker to pick up on one of those quotes that guaranteed to infuriate me. I was reading Richard Moore’s latest piece on Team Sky in The Guardian Bradley Wiggins dismisses claim that pro cycling hates Team Sky. It … Continue reading

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Imperial Winter Series 2009/10: 4th Cat, 30 January 2010

When the sun comes out Hillingdon is always busy and everyone seems to wheel out their sunny day bikes (expensive carbon frame, top-end groupset, deep section wheels). Either that or we’re getting towards the end of the series and the … Continue reading

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