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Snippets from whippets I am standing at the start next to a couple of guys on expensive titanium bikes with deep-section carbon wheels (the defacto choice of the Ultra). They were skinny, they carried fuck all. One of them mentioned the TransAm he’d done. So a ten or eleven hour day for them, with a…

First 300 and 400 fixed.

Green and Yellow fields 300 & Asparagus and Strawberries 400 As if this Audax lark weren’t hard enough… Winter is a bad time for cyclists. We sit looking out the window, wondering when the light will come back and trying to stay motivated by picking up short rides where we can and by keeping on with…

Chiltern Grit 200 2016

Riding 200km in February is always going to be a challenge. One way that some organisers soften the blow on these rides is plan the routes as a series of multiple loops out and back from a central point, usually with good catering. This can work really well – you can leave changes of clothes…