My first year into cycling

Member Mike Gillett gives a fascinating account of his new found love of cycling My first year properly into cycling. I saw a post on the Village cyclist page inviting non-members to attend a 10 mile time trial starting at Greatworth. First of all I thought, what’s a time trial?  Secondly I thought, better dust[…]

The Cycling Widow’s Revenge

An anonymous female member gives her account of The Cycling Widow’s Revenge I wonder what it is that drives otherwise bright, intelligent and reasonable men-of-a-certain-age to develop an obsession with dressing in what can only be described as obscene lycra garments and travelling around the countryside with groups of like-minded ‘sheep-scarers’? Yes, you can probably[…]

My road to Roubaix

Member Dave Pittman tells his story of riding the Hell of the North On the 12th April 2014, after nearly 6 hrs. Cycling 141km, 32.6km of which were over French Pave, I completed the 2014 Paris Roubaix Challenge. This was to be my first time riding the Queen of the classics, and will be the[…]