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The Swindells family, 2012

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The 2016 Freethorpe '10


This was my first (and probably last) 10-mile running race, starting at Freethorpe Village Hall and meandering down to the Reedham water-front ...

Trinity Cross (round 18)


This was an epic course put on by Steve Grimwood and the Elmy Cycles crew (with a little help from some cycling buddies). It featured two ...

Going the distance on Strava

Strava tools

How many days have you gone a certain distance when running, cycling, etc? This page shows you your aggregate distance counts, which means ...

Iceni Velo Duff Morgan Chris Cross (round 17)


A mild, dry morning greeted the early, young racers for the Eastern Cross League's penultimate event, the Chris Cross. Plenty of recent rain ...

Car Performance Readings for VW Touran

My Car Costs

Post-Christmas Iceni Velo club ride (sort of)!


Despite being unseasonably warm, the weather was foul for this Iceni Velo club run. It rained the whole time, and there was a heavy, penetrating ...

My Strava Activity Analyser

Strava tools

Here you can have a closer look at one of your own Strava activities, and compare it to other times you've done the same type of activity! ...

Eccles Cross (round 16)


Soft, leafy mud was the order of the day for Push Sport's event, the Eccles Cross. There were some grass stretches and some slippery concrete ...

Running Windows 10 on an HP Elitebook

HP Elitebook

This post is basically a confirmation that Windows 10 installs and runs on the HP Elitebook 8440p. Having said that, on the base configuration ...

My activities, charted!

Strava tools

Here is some analysis of your activites! Within each type of activity you will find various histograms (frequency plots) showing the number ...

Stow Scramble (round 15)


Slippery mud and wet grass was the order of the day for the Stow Scramble cyclo-cross racing at Chantry Park in Ipswich. There was very little ...

Inspiring talks on "Digital Creativity"

Web Hosting

Hot Source Norwich provided a wide diversity of speakers at the NUA (Norwich University of the Arts), on the topic of "Transforming our worlds ...

Delivery of logs from RJ Bell

Solid Fuel Stoves and Central Heating

RJ Bell (a North Walsham company) made the delivery exactly when we agreed. The entire load was dry, and I carried away 20 wheel-barrow loads ...

East & South-East Regional CX Champs


Conditions were hard-going for the racers of all age categories in the UK's south-east regional cyclocross championships, mostly because of ...

Pedal Park: a Norfolk cycling revolution!


Grass roots cycle coaching, training and racing is often not as simple as just hopping on your bike and hitting the open road. Coaches will ...

About Us

Julii is a research associate at the University of East Anglia.

John works on mobile development and analytics at Axon Vibe.


All events

February 2016 1 event March 2016 2 events April 2016 2 events

Coming soon...

21 February 2016: East Anglian CC 75-mile reliability ride

05 March 2016: CC Breckland 10-mile time trial

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