B Group Ride

Yesterday, I knew the group ride was going to be depleted as Phil was at Center Parcs with family and Barry was at a bike jumble in Manchester. But as it happened, neither Les nor Steve turned up either. No problem, the rest of us rode with the Fusion CC B group. It was also […]

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JE James Cycles Evening Ride

Yesterday evening’s ride set off at 6.15pm from the car park at J E James Cycles Chesterfield store which is only a mile, all downhill from my house, which is quite handy 🙂 It was a 30 mile circular route that took in Chesterfield, Bolsover, Clowne, Barlborough, Eckington, Staveley and Brimington. At the Carr Lane […]

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The Castelli Cafe Kids

OK, it’s stretching it a bit to suggest Barry and I are kids, but I liked the alliteration 🙂 Last night Barry saw my new Facebook profile picture of me resplendent in my (not) Castelli jersey and bib shorts and messaged me to suggest we both wear the same kit for this morning’s ride – […]

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Castelli Base Layer Review

I’ve always envied (in a good way) the Castelli range of cycle clothing for the quality and style, and because of the logo, which is a scorpion on a circular red background – I’m a Scorpio 🙂 When I bought this item last week I wasn’t particularly fixated on Castelli, but I’d noticed at cafe […]

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Giant Lincoln Cafe Stop

I was called out to work in Lincoln today between 12 and 3pm and as I couldn’t get hold of a friend to pop round for a chat afterwards, I decided to call in on Giant Lincoln – www.giant-lincoln.co.uk at Doddington Hall. I’d only discovered their facebook page last week, so they were on my […]

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Heading Out East

I can’t say I’m a regular on the JE James Cycles ride as I go out for morning rides with my friends on a Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, and the JE James Thursday evening ride (from the JE James’ Chesterfield Cycle store @6.15pm) tends to be slower than my usual pace. Having said that, the […]

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