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London Cyclocross League 2010/11 Round 5 Herne Hill

It would have been a great day to race, sadly I didn’t make it. Went downstairs to fetch the Ridley and discovered the hubs had seized. PANIC! After much trying to figure out what was wrong, I just prayed and … Continue reading

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London Cyclocross League 2010/11 Round 3 Hog Hill

(Picture by Cross Crazy) I only got lapped once. I didn’t come last. I beat Rene and TeeCee. But for a mechanical I would have beaten my bearded nemesis. Andy Waterman reckons Hog Hill is rubbish for cyclocross: “Hog Hill … Continue reading

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London Cyclocross League 2010/11 Round 2 Happy Valley Park

Matt at The Inner Ring has recently posted about Why he hates cyclocross as a spectator and Scott over on Velocast has replied with his reasons to love cyclocross as an activity, So I’m adding to the mix with why … 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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London League 2009/10, round 11: Herne Hill as the ice planet Hoth

It was epic, it was cold, it was helluvaheckalot of fun. Riding the frozen wastes of the Herne Hill velodrome certainly made for something different from the usual “mud and iron” of the London Cyclocross League. (Photo: John Mullineaux for … Continue reading

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London League 2009/10, round 10 Hog Hill: muddier than Penshurst

Last week was Penshurst and one muddy hell that usually isn’t surpassed in the season. Hog Hill is new this season and now goes down as the muddiest fixture in the calendar. As London Cyclesport puts it “The first cyclo … Continue reading

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London League 2009/10, round 9 Penshurst: glorious mud

This is always my favourite race of the London League season. The course is challenging, muddy and interesting which is always better than grassy parkland. It’s a proper offroad riding where handling matters and mine was really lacking through lack … Continue reading

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London League 2009/10, round 3: brutally fun

So first cyclocross race of the season done and dusted. I’d forgotten just how much it hurts and how much fun it is. That’s me on the right, somewhere between complete power failure mid-race and power-slide-gone-wrong fall on the penultimate … Continue reading

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