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London League 2009/10, round 6: crashingly bad

My race lasted about as long as it took me to click up a gear and follow Rene’s wheel towards the first turn. Then someone failed to negotiate the transition from tarmac to grass, speared into someone’s back wheel and … Continue reading

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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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Mud, glorious mud

They say that the ‘cross season doesn’t start in earnest until you come home caked in mud. In which case, as of Sunday: IT IS ON! Sunday was the offroad circuit at Penshurst which was muddy in every way imaginable. … Continue reading

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Bruised and lightly battered

Lydden Hill. Well there’s definitely a hill there, that much I can be sure of. And it hurts like hell. Race two of my season was tough but not as much of a shock to the system as last week’s. … Continue reading

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Converted to ‘cross

One race into my cyclocross season in the London League and, despite riding convincingly towards the laterne rouge end of the race, I really enjoyed it. In fact I’m rather hooked and can’t wait to get cracking again next weekend. … Continue reading

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