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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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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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National CycloCross Champs

I had the great pleasure today of watching the National Cyclocross Championships at Peel Park in Bradford. This was a truly terrific event with a field full of quality and quantity for all the races and an enthusiastic crowd to … 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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Cheats!!

The Twittersphere has been taken over by the US Postal doping story, even knocking Jimmy Savile off the headlines or trends or whatever they are. Now i like to look sideways and irreverently at things but this needs staring at … Continue reading

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The King is Dead………

So the man who never gives up a fight has given up the fight. I find this very telling. If Lance Armstrong really is innocent of doping he would fight tooth and nail to protect his name, his reputation and … Continue reading

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Nationals Lottery (It Could be You)

I will be at the National Road Race Champs tomorrow in North Yorkshire and it promises to be the most open race for a couple of years. Sky riders Brad, G and Cav are absent as they labour under the … Continue reading

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