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WE are back……..

Watch out. Its time to start again. Maybe New Riding Shirt And a very silly Challenge See you at SSUK 2015….

Skamass 2013

Crossmass 2013

Here it is – the public launch of Crossmass 13. This year it’s renamed temporarily Skamass. Why??? All will be revealed nearer the time. Today was the first recce ride of the route and how pleasant it was. Fast, flat, muddy, dry and most of all scenic. The plan is to ride section two next … Continue reading

Thoughts for today

Tour Blog Day 20

Well the penultimate stage and therefore the penultimate blog! Apart from the inevitable post tour thoughts and round ups. What to say about today’s stage – big big blow for Contador to drop off the podium. He certainly doesn’t look like the multiple Grand Tour winner of old. It’s interesting to see Rodriguez getting his … Continue reading

Tour Blog Day 13

Absolutely bloody amazing stage. Flat? Sprints stage? Could’ve been dull? Today rolled back the years. It was 1930 – there was no predicting the winner! Groups scattered across the road. Great TV. Except a sprinter won – that’s what the record books will show, but luckily I saw it (well, the highlights at least). An … Continue reading

Tour Blog Day 10

That little incident certainly turned a relatively dull stage into the biggest talking point since Chris Froome was accused of doping at every interview he did on the rest day. Lets look at the facts. The lead out trains in km 7 to 4 were pretty organised. With 3km to go it started to get … Continue reading

Steel Magazine issue #5

Steel magazine is described as Magazine of the Urban Cyclist. I picked up a copy from Fingerprint Distribution along side my other favourite cycling read Boneshaker Magazine. Steel is published in France and is dual language – one column in French, one in English, which takes a bit of time to adjust to. It’s nice … Continue reading

Tour Blog Day 8

For most people the tour starts on the first day in the mountains. That’s today then! A summit finish is the first chance for the main contenders to show themselves and I think today Froome sent a clear message tat the pre-race favourite tag is most definitely correct. The solo display after some great teamwork … Continue reading

Tour Blog Day 6 & 7

A rather tardy display of blogging at such an early stage, predominantly due to work commitments. I’ve yet to catch up with the highlights on ITV, but its a sign of the success of cycling that in any daily paper you can get good coverage of the race. Probably less than 5 years ago you … Continue reading

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