Monthly Archives: July 2011

Look mum, no flags…

The terms ‘brewery’ and ‘piss-up’ spring to mind.  Though not necessarily in that order. With the clock ticking down on my less than stellar racing season, and my plans for three races in four days (as reported on here last … Continue reading

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Hey ho! Off the back we go!

  The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men Gang aft agley Yes indeed, Robbie Burns, yes indeed. Taking part in the May edition of the Brighton Mitre Hove Park Crits set a very high bar in terms of the pain … Continue reading

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Pryde and joy

You know it’s time to start weeding your tower of cycling magazines when the council comes round checking whether you have planning permission for it. I’m sure my wife struggles to understand why I buy so many and keep them … Continue reading

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In praise of Uli Spiess

I am sport mad.  Always have been.  And not just your common or garden footy and cricket either, although I follow both of those keenly. No, my greatest interests have always lurked outside of the really big, blockbuster sports.  My … Continue reading

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