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A Somewhat Counter-intuitive Truth

The Flying Scotsman’s book is very interesting mainly because it reveals a bit about Obree as a person. It is a case study of what is required to push and redefine established boundaries: the personality traits such as dedication, discipline and obsession. 290 more words


Bits and bobs!

A bit of a mixed bag in this post.  You will have noticed the featured image on my last post being that of Graeme Obree, I’ll tell you the reason for that in this post.   720 more words

Things are a little less hectic around here, and the Feed

An unstable détente has been reached between the tenants of Casa de El Poeta, but I’m still keeping the shovel handy for quick disposal of the bodies. 508 more words

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Regional Records posted

We previously commented on the diverse regional strength of British cycling. http://cyclostats.com/2014/10/28/the-strength-of-the-union/

What a pity then that no records are kept for the various regions of the UK. 120 more words


Brotherly good

A reader kindly noted that Mark Stewart posted a 4:26 pursuit at the National champs in Manchester last month. We missed the result because it didn’t feature in the official results due to the fact that in the 5th place final, Stewart made the catch. 204 more words


All-Time Rankings: 4000m Pursuit, Men

Chris Boardman 4:11.114 World Champs Manchester 29-Aug-96 Boardman 4:13.353 World Champs Manchester 28-Aug-96 Geraint Thomas 4:15.015 World Cup Manchester 30-Oct-09 Bradley Wiggins 110 more words
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Day 250: Changing My Point of View

A Journey into Scotland … Part 17

It is a wonderful and varied ride from Dalry to Ayr. You’ve got two choices and it’s like choosing between cake and ice cream. 1,438 more words