Monthly Archives: May 2016

Another level

No not an encomium to the late 90s boy band of the same name (though given my questionable musical tastes this could be fairly expected) but more a reflection on today’s national B road race. This race, the GA Bennett, … Continue reading

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At home with DS Anderson

Richard gives an overview of recent racing and the state of play mid season ahead of today’s G A Bennett Road Race  

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You don’t always get what you want

DS Anderson writes:   The latest instalment of the East Midlands Road Race League didn’t go as well as we wanted it! That was the initial thought reflecting on the race immediately after the finish. Two riders, Joe and Jono, in … Continue reading

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Wear Sunscreen

I write with regard to the EMRRL Bourne wheeler’s race, round 3. Ladies and gentlemen of the class of ’16 Wear sunscreen If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. The long-term benefits … Continue reading

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Our day at CiCLE Classic  

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The Hell of the East Midlands: Rutland Reflections

  Edd writes “C’est une connerie”. That was how Bernard Hinault famously described Paris-Roubaix, the so-called L’enfer du Nord or “hell of the North”. Roughly translated the expression means “it’s bullsh*t”!   The Rutland-Melton Cicle Classic has been described as the British version of … Continue reading

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Dive, Dive, Dive!

DS Anderson writes:   The Rutland CiCLE started way before the day itself for me. Reality struck about 2 weeks before Sunday 24th April. Receiving the technical guide document which was delivered with a virtual thud into the email inbox made … Continue reading

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