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Sportives and similar

Track cycling – Newport velodrome, Sunday 26 May

My mate Matt has provisionally booked a two-hour session at Newport velodrome from 7pm – 9pm on Sunday 26 May. Last time I went there were about 14 of us and it cost about £20-25 each, which included bike hire, … Continue reading

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Cycle Show Sportive – Sunday 30th September

Anyone fancy this? http://www.cycleshow.co.uk/sportive Start/finish at the NEC in Birmingham, 96Km ride then look round the cycle show …I think the 150Km might be a bit much if we also want to go to the cycle show! Cheers, Andy

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Cycling in the Nevada desert

It was quite hot…28 miles through the desert! Other photos, map and video: http://bigbluetick.com/ It was great fun, I definitely plan to do it again next year. Btw the guy on my left, Steve is from Gloucester and may join … Continue reading

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Swindon Sport Results

A very windy day but thankfully no rain at all. We rode hard all day, probably too hard at the beginning and arrived back around 3pm, absolutely shattered. But…we managed to improve considerably on last year as you can see … Continue reading

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Swindon Sportive – Sunday 17th June

Andy & I are having a go at this sportive this Sunday. Tony had planned to enter but can’t make it. Anyone else interested? Hope to improve a little on last year’s 8’27” time Cheers, Alastair

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BHF Cotswold Road Ride

Well, I can’t believe I’m writing this less than a week after the ride (after the hottest 3 days “since records began”), but this was one of the coldest Heart Foundation rides ever. Our feet never really warmed up but … Continue reading

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2012 Forest of Dean Spring Classic

Well, just as the previous two years that Andy and I have done this ride, it was as tough as ever! The weather was a bit chilly but no rain all day which was a godsend after all the rain … Continue reading

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