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LLB Racing – the season ahead

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Edd’s highlights

As the team take a short break Edd writes   As part of the inevitable end-of-season review process it has been a great pleasure to look back on many, many great moments from the year and it was really difficult … Continue reading

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Chicken Dinner

Edd writes, Wow. This is a difficult blog to write as I cannot quite comprehend what happened today. The executive summary is that I managed to win a round of the East Midlands Road Race League, but how I got … Continue reading

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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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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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French Revolutions: A Crit(ical) Appraisal

  What is a criterium, or crit as they tend to be affectionately known? Well it’s basically a circuit race, a style of racing very common in the UK (more often than not on closed motor circuits) and also, of … Continue reading

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EMRRL #2 – Another Perspective

I have just read Richard’s blog post about his experience of the second East-Midlands Road Race League event kindly organised by Beeston CC and thought I would share my own reflections on Rich’s view of the race. It’s fair to … Continue reading

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