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SB Hub Development Race #2

It’s been quite a while since I pinned a race number on amidst scenery as charming as the Forest of Bowland. So far, this season’s racing has mostly consisted of racing at the crit track at Salt Ayre. The Time … Continue reading

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Pimbo NWCR Road Race series #1 – 3/3/19

I’m of a certain age – old enough to remember the medicated toilet paper used in schools in the ‘70’s, which seemed to be made of antiseptic scented grease proof paper, that’s it IZAL…. only a Badgers nether region could … Continue reading

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Racing abroad and the first ride on the S Works Tarmac.

It’s too early for proper racing but my season started today. I was lining up at the Josep Florencio Open in Montroig, a coastal village about 1.5 hours south of Barcelona. After receiving a whatsapp last Thursday that my former … Continue reading

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Aughton Road Race

Words by Adam Baines, photos by Ellen Isherwood. It has been said that ‘La Vuelta’, for some, is the race of redemption. An opportunity for those pros who’ve had an ‘anno horribilis’ to salvage something from a season they’d rather … Continue reading

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The Tour of Witheridge Moor – A piece of cake*

Words by John MacKellar After no more than 38 minutes of racing the whole peloton had been pulled in to a lay-by like my maths teacher had done to us years ago. As in both scenarios we were all there … Continue reading

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Cold Dark North Road Race at Oakenclough

Words by John MacKellar. No need for alarms this morning, it was the sound of rain on car rooftops that woke me up at 6am. It was thick, heavy rain and each drop made a big splash as it hit the … Continue reading

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The Bole Hill Road Race

by the Racing Chance Foundation. Words by John MacKellar. I’d had this race marked on my calendar for quite a while. After moving back from Barcelona at the end of June, this was only my third road race of the … Continue reading

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