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Who Is…………………..Becky Preece?

  To the inner circle of off road racing the name of Becky Preece needs no introduction, certainly not in the North of England, which is all that really matters of course. Becky has been on the MTB and cross … Continue reading

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One Sunday In Hell (East Midlands Style)

Affirmation, were it needed, of just how far and how rapidly women’s cycling is advancing in this country could be found on Sunday with the inaugural Womens Cicle Classic. The men’s event has been a staple on the domestic calendar … Continue reading

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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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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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Busy Weekend!

I had a very busy weekend following the two wheeled action. First on Saturday i went to the excellent Hit the North (4) at Phillips Park Prestwich. This is a brutal two hour mtb race all done for charity and … Continue reading

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Its All Uphill From Here

I went to the National Hill Climb Championships last Sunday and what a terrific event it was. It was played out on Rawsons Rake at Ramsbottom (bit of alliteration there) and was won by Jack Pullar and Lynn Hamel. The … Continue reading

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