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Imperial Winter Series 2009/10: 4th Cat, 17 January 2010

(Photo by Lucy @ Imperial RT who organises the Winter Series) See that rain? I’ve not ridden in anything quite so torrential in ages. Or so cold. On the plus side my white Mavic Razors are not as muddy as … Continue reading

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Cats and bikes

NKMK?…, originally uploaded by fixedgearlondon.com. What’s not to like about this picture by Greg Falski that I bumbled across on Flickr? Oh well, it cheers me up as I look out of the window at sleety rain and temperatures of … 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 wet was Hillingdon?

(Picture by Dennis Sackett – http://www.dgs-photography.co.uk for Londoncyclesport.com) I finished 11th, my best finish of the season. Unfortunately it’s one outside of the points and, with only 13 starters, I should have done considerably better by my own expectations. Maybe … Continue reading

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Smithfield Nocturne: Warrick thrills on a great evening.

So what if he finished fourth, Warrick Spence was the man of the night with a bravura display of handling and power round the tight course. There’s a report and more photos on London Cyclesport and I wrote a race … Continue reading

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Postively Belgian

Never trust the weatherman, not even one that is electronic and thus beyond human error. Otherwise you might turn up expecting a dry race and get a wet one. Or, as happened on Sunday, a really sodding wet one. Usually … Continue reading

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First race of the new season: same shoddy luck

I was hoping to be able to write something along the lines of “Went OK today, didn’t quite finish in the points but managed to stay up in the bunch” but sadly, and possibly predictably, it didn’t go according to … Continue reading

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There’s wet and there’s wet

Yes, I enjoy riding in the rain usually but this weekend’s torrential downpours were just a little beyond my abilities. When I looked out on Saturday the rain was clattering against my window and I headed back to the duvet … Continue reading

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