Monday, 22 February 2016

Cycling injuries - and how to prevent them

Lauren Bradshaw will be giving a talk on cycling injuries and how to prevent them.

Date: - Monday 21 March 2016 7:30pm

Venue: - Progress Centre for Health & Performance, Conqueror House, Chivers Way, Histon, Cambridge CB24 9PW

This is free to members on production of their membership card and guests will be asked to contribute £2 towards expenses.

If you would like to attend what should be a very informative talk, contact our Social Secretary.

Sunday, 14 February 2016

Cycling Weekly

Read Cycling Weekly free of charge courtesy of Cambridgeshire Libraries.

Firstly, join your local library if not already a member and then register for on-line access.

Then create a Zinio eMagazine account.

This procedure will enable you to read magazines on-line. There is also a facility to download an app for a smart phone or tablet.

Friday, 12 February 2016

Quiz Evening

Photo courtesy of Pete Shiels
A big thank you to all who supported our Quiz, especially to John Gull and his team at Espresso Library who put on a great buffet and provided the venue.
Well done to the winning team headed up by Nick Nicholson with Steve Riches, Carolyn Alexander and Ron Jackson. There was a choice of prizes from the clothier’s stock.
Here are the Questions & Answers
Email me if you would like to attend Lauren Bradshaw’s sports injury talk on Monday 21st March – see the social page for details. 
I anticipate the last social event of the season will be a film night in April.
Social events will resume in October with the Annual Dinner. 
Happy Cycling!
Sue Taylor, Social Secretary

Sunday, 7 February 2016

Cambridge Science Festival

British Cycling Secret Squirrel Club

The story of British Cycling and Team Sky is both fascinating and intriguing. Phil Burt, Head Physiotherapist, and our own Tony Purnell, who is Head of Research and Innovation, reveal what it takes to win.

You need to book a place at the talk which will be held on Friday 18 March, 6pm, at the Mill Lane Lecture Rooms CB2 1RW by 'phoning 01223 766766 Mon-Fri 10:30 - 4pm or online at

Monday, 1 February 2016

Mudflaps - again
A club-mate has fitted mudflaps that he sourced from: -

He thought this would be suitable for a blog as he has received favourable feedback; no doubt from riders following his wheel.

If you do not want to spend time experimenting with DIY, you too can not only save your bottom bracket but also acquire the status of popular club-mate for only £12 per pair including delivery! Also available as rear only £7.

(There is a choice of colours - I chose this image to highlight the product)