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The Swindells family, 2012

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An interview with Matt Bottrill, British TT legend

Time Trialling

Mark Florence had the honour of interviewing top GB time triallist Matt Bottrill. Bottrill is 37, got into time trialling in 1998, started ...

Eastern Cross Team Championships


The under-10, under-12 and youth races were played out as individual races, so not as a team. The vet50+ and women riders rode a lucky dip ...

Pecking order at feeding time


One time that the cats don't fight is when they're being fed - although they do have a strict pecking order. Claudius has first go, followed ...

Trinity Park Cross 1


There was plenty of fast racing on a new-look course at Trinity Park, with reasonably firm grass sections and enough road to spin the mud off ...

Iceni Velo Duff Morgan Chris Cross


It was back to the arena and bomb hole for the end of year Chris Cross event hosted by Iceni Velo. Recent heavy rain turned the grass to mud ...

Broome Heath Scramble


The day's racing was set in chilly but sunny conditions, and most riders enjoyed a fast but technical course. A few people had heavy falls ...

Norwich ABC Cross


Norwich ABC's first attempt at hosting a cyclocross event turned out to be a resounding success, with great facilities, course conditions and ...

Ipswich Cross


The first of three cyclocross events at Trinity Park in Ipswich saw an exceptional amount of rain fallng from mid-morning onwards, turning ...

Keeping your iPhone mobile data under control

iPhone 4

It's amazing how much data some apps consume nowadays. If you're on a wi-fi network, that's not a big deal. Your mobile contract (or PAYG ...

Hempton Cross


Massive respect to the marshals and spectators on a day that started benignly enough, but turned into a monsoon as soon as the women/vet-50 ...

Revolution Cross


A great first event by VC Revolution in Colchester, at the same Hilly Fields location but with a completely revamped course. Overnight rain ...

West Suffolk Cross


Barry Denny & co of West Suffolk Wheelers put on a great event for round 9 of the Eastern Cross League, with a great mix of tarmac, grass ...

Switching a website to SSL

Web Hosting

It was once accepted that only websites handling financial data (such as customer credit card details) would need to implement security and ...

Smartphones on Pay-as-you-Go? Watch out!


Smartphones are exceptional pieces of kit nowadays. Models like the Nokia Lumia, HTC One and Apple iPhone have reached the point of being ...

Mistley Cross


Everyone enjoyed a really warm day of racing and spectating at the Mistley Cross event on Furze Hill. After last year's storm damage, the ...

About Us

Julii used to work as an Environmental Economics Researcher at the University of East Anglia and is now actively seeking new opportunities in research and data analysis.

John is now a work-at-home Dad, spending as much free time as possible experimenting with web technologies and earning money as a part-time freelance web developer.


All events

March 2015 4 events April 2015 4 events May 2015 1 event June 2015 2 events July 2015 1 event

Coming soon...

07 March 2015: CC Breckland 10-mile time trial

08 March 2015: CC Sudbury 22-mile Hilly Time Trial

14 March 2015: 21-mile West Suffolk Wheelers time trial

29 March 2015: Norfolk Summer CX League round 1

03 April 2015: Gt Yarmouth CC Good Friday '10 TT

04 April 2015: Stowmarket & Dist CC 20-mile time trial

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