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Madness,Madness, They Call it Madness

Whilst the title gives my age away it also draws attention to the fact that the 2016 series of Midweek MTB Madness is underway, having kicked off on Wednesday evening at Leverhulme Park, Bolton. Typically the weather was damp and … Continue reading

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Lewis Cranks It Up

Sunday saw the first race in the Crank It MTB series at Clayton Vale by the National Cycling Centre, an excellent venue with some testing trails to sort the field out. Turn out was modest. The organisation by┬áJack Humphreys and … Continue reading

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Its Hinault vs Lemond 2

I have to confess to mixed feeling about this years Tour de France. On the one hand i would like to see Sir Bradleyness defend his title but on the other i really think the Froome Dog deserves his teams … Continue reading

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The Shape of Things to Come

Milan-San Remo proved to be as exciting as ever on Sunday and one particular rider can take great credit for it being so. I have long waved the flag for Ian Stannard and on Sunday he was described by tv … Continue reading

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Where Does He Come Froome??

A trivia question for you. Where were the following great British cyclists born? David Millar Bradley Wiggins Jeremy Hunt Charly Wegelius answers: Malta, Belgium,Canada and Finland Chris Froome was born in Nairobi. He is in fact Kenyan but riding on … Continue reading

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Thats More Like It

My conversion to cyclo cross is now complete. On Sunday i was at the National Trophy race at Peel Park in Bradford and this was a whole new bike race experience to me altogether. The weather was great (it pissed … Continue reading

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