Monthly Archives: August 2011

There is a point to all this

It’s taken some 420 miles of racing, thousands more of training, plus a regime that’s involved cutting back majorly on all the things I like most in life (beer, crisps, curries, nights out, etc.), but finally, finally I have something … Continue reading

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Never stop believing

Oh my God I’m fourth… Fuck! Shit! … Tuck in, sprint now, no tuck in… They’re coming, get out of the saddle… aaaargh too painful, keep pedalling… oh, bollocks. My first genuine bunch sprint, as recorded in real time from … Continue reading

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The Dunsfold Dimwit: Reloaded

Ambulances!  Aeroplanes!  A family of deer on the track!  Last Friday’s Dunsfold race certainly couldn’t be faulted for variety. Sadly it also underlined just how much I still have to learn about race tactics, as I comprehensively wasted my best … Continue reading

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