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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 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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Hail, hail, hail. Oh!

Winter is here but that apparently is not the sort of thing to stop the hardened cyclocross loon. Not even a freezing gale, hail and a course that turned into muddy hell midway through the race at Brighton’s Stanmer Park. … Continue reading

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How not to ride a race

Hang back at the start and dawdle among the back markers for the first few laps Attack from near the back into a headwind When you get off the front give it far too much and not take anyone with … Continue reading

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