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When is a cyclist not a cyclist

It’s a strange thing that those of us who like to ride a road bike have a tendency to refer to ourselves as cyclists. If you are a cyclist you might be thinking, “yep…and your point is?” If you are not a cyclist you might be thinking, “I know, pretentious bunch, face it Ragtime – you’re no Bradley Wiggins!” 381 more words

Cycling

WORKING CLASS HERO

And much of what I’ve forgotten
Has taken vengeance by forgetting me.

Yevtushenko

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John Lennon once sung his ode to the working class hero. He is ‘something to be’. 466 more words

An amazing 2015 and what next?

If anybody had said at the beginning of this year that I would be cycling through the Alps raising over £10,000  for Hope Against Cancer… 660 more words

Challenge

New Years Honours

I have long been a fierce critic over the knighthoods recived by Chris Hoy and Bradley Wiggins.

In the case of Bradley Wiggins? He wins the Tour de France, gets accused of drug taking, goes on tv to defend himself with every other word being and expletive and gets a knighthood….Really? 192 more words

Current Affairs

Bradley Wiggins: It's all about Olympics, regardless of Tour de France

If Bradley Wiggins had to choose between a Tour de France title and an Olympic gold medal, it sure sounds like he’d pick the latter. 290 more words

Olympics

Essay: On Staying Hungry

Here we are weeks away from the holiday season. It’s not exactly the righteous time to think about what sort of big races will grace the 2016 race calendar. 342 more words

Essay

God Speed You! Black Emperor

Club Run, Saturday 28th November, 2015

My Ride (according to Strava)

Total Distance:                                    98 km/61 miles with 952 metres of climbing

Ride Time:                                             4 hours 7 minutes… 2,140 more words

Cycling