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Cycling News, Reviews, Chat and Ride reports



Moles in Morzine

Something of an exodus has occurred with the Moles heading to Morzine for some Alpine fun Read the rest…


Friday slackers storm Swinley

So imagine the scene. I’m sat at work, working quietly on world domination, thinking what a beautiful day it seems outside when all of a sudden I receive an email. The Friday slack attack is out in force…

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The Five Mile project – a quick update

An update on Matt’s Five mile a Day project, an attempt to set a habit when the weather outside is frightful Read the rest…

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As a cyclist – or a certain type of cyclist anyway – I like to keep track of my riding stats Read the rest…

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Habits – the 5 mile project

Matt suggests a short regular dose of effort over the next few weeks. Just don’t call it a commitment! Read the rest…

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Maybe it’s a bad idea to stick stuff on your crash helmet?

Does putting stuff like camera and light mounts on your crash helmet put you at risk of greater injury? Read the rest…

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The only way is Vole

Just before Christmas, Dave posted to our Facebook page that there was a rumour we were thinking of changing our name from the MuddyMoles to the Water Voles in light of the Great Flood of 2013. That might not be a bad idea… Read the rest…

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10K a Day: Hitting the buffers

OK, I guess I should ‘fess up. My stated aim of riding at least 10K every day of December has been derailled Read the rest…

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Christmas is coming but I’m trying not to get fat!

This weekend saw the gun firing on the Christmas season. Earlier than usual, I’ve seen FB friends posting pictures of their newly decorated homes, all taking advantage of the first of December falling on a weekend. We even have the tree up at our place after our kids declared it Christmas now the advent calendars are in play!

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An evening with David Walsh and Shane Sutton

I’ve decided that this year I shall make a reasonable attempt to follow the Tour de France action from the comfort of my armchair Read the rest…

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Touring the Garden Route South Africa

Darren sets out on a MTB epic to the Cape Epic in South Africa Read the rest…

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La Calera, Campagnolo and Cartegena – Colombia, part one

Paul goes to Colombia, climbs La Calera on a Campagnolo equipped Fausti Coppi KSC, then kicks back in Cartegena Read the rest…