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The Swindells family, 2012

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Six-seater MPV options

Family Car

The MPV market tends to wax and wane over the years, and decent models from a few years ago may not be available at all now. Used models will ...

Century ride to Southwold


Southwold is an extremely popular destination for Norfolk cyclists, especially those living near Norwich. For me, though, it's around 50 miles ...

VC Baracchi 10-mile time trial

Time Trialling

A strong west-south-westerly breeze made life very difficult on the shorter return leg of this out-and-back event. Mark Arnold (CC Desiragear ...

Riding and racing at Snetterton Race Circuit


Norfolk cyclists had a fantastic opportunity to turn up and ride at the Snetterton race circuit, and masses turned out! There were all sorts ...

Trip down to the Norfolk Broads


This was an impromptu ride, which came about because I wanted to take a look at my cousin's new cruiser!

Windows 10 Preview


The Windows 10 preview edition has been out for a while now, and its performance is important because Windows 10 will rapidly become the dominant ...

25-mile time trial (Wolsey RC)

Time Trialling

Mark Arnold (CC Desiragear) made short work of the 2-lap circuit between Harleston and Bungay, setting a new course record of 53:45. Conditions ...

Stowmarket & Dist CC 20-mile time trial

Time Trialling

A mild north-easterly breeze in dry conditions gave riders a reasonably comfortable ride, and James Trenchard's time of 45:06 confirmed that ...

Gt Yarmouth CC Good Friday '10 TT

Time Trialling

Competitors enjoyed relatively tame weather conditions for this popular tem-mile blast along the A143. There were hints of rain and a gentle ...

Calculate your Eddington Number!


The Eddington Number is a strangely addictive score for cyclists, devised by British astrophysicist Arthur Eddington for ranking their achievements ...

Horsford '10 TT (first one of the year)

Time Trialling

There was a great turnout for North Norfolk Wheelers' first club event of the year, between Horsford and the Holt roundabout. Conditions were ...

21-mile West Suffolk Wheelers time trial

Time Trialling

A tough north-easterly breeze caused problems for many riders, but David McGaw (Cambridge CC) still put in a decisive winning time of 46:36 ...

Early potatoes are growing well!


I'm trying a couple of things to get an early crop of potatoes this year. The first is to simply buy a bagful of seed potatoes and let them ...

Apple Watch app on iOS


iOS 8.2 is out, and one bundled feature is the Apple Watch app. Its main purpose is to pair with Apple's latest flagship product, but is only ...

CC Breckland 10-mile time trial

Time Trialling

Course record fell and times were generally very fast on a warm sunny afternoon, despite a nagging west-south-westerly breeze. David McGaw ...

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.


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June 2015 7 events July 2015 6 events August 2015 3 events

Coming soon...

03 June 2015: Lotus League Team Time Trial

06 June 2015: Tour of Cambridgeshire: UCI UWCT time trial

07 June 2015: Tour of Cambridgeshire: Gran Fondo

10 June 2015: CC Breckland 10-mile time trial (DC)

13 June 2015: National Bike Week

21 June 2015: VC Baracchi 50-mile time trial

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