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It’s the Northern Soul Cycling Club – Riding the North

August 12, 2014 Comments Off on It’s the Northern Soul Cycling Club – Riding the North

Are you interested in cycling in the North of England? Well then, the good folk at Northern Soul have started a virtual Cycling Club.

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Layby at the top of the world

Summer evenings, bike rides and getting away from it all

July 31, 2014 Comments Off on Summer evenings, bike rides and getting away from it all

Now that the excitement of Le Tour is over, Northern Soul’s Cycling Correspondent talks about his love of summer evenings and shares one of his favourite routes.

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Tour de France

The Tour De France in Yorkshire: Northern Soul was there

July 8, 2014 Comments Off on The Tour De France in Yorkshire: Northern Soul was there

Now I understand. I really understand.

I’ve been there. Ridden the course. Sampled the atmosphere. Then I saw the Tour De France.

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Ey Up Le Grand Départ and Le Tour de France

July 3, 2014 Comments Off on Ey Up Le Grand Départ and Le Tour de France

Tour de France? In Yorkshire? What’s that all about?”

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J Gildea

Riding the North with an aspiring Paralympian

March 10, 2014 Comments Off on Riding the North with an aspiring Paralympian

Some champions are born, some are made and some have far more circuitous routes. 

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Welcome to the Jumble Drome

January 25, 2014 Comments Off on Welcome to the Jumble Drome

I was simply following Garry’s advice. I showed up, queued up, paid up and wandered in.

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Bikes

The Restoration Man

January 9, 2014 Comments Off on The Restoration Man

I saw a thing of beauty recently. I was on my morning commute, riding down Talbot Road in Old Trafford, Manchester. I stood on the pedals and pushed hard. I had to check it out.

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Audax

The Audaxity Of It

November 19, 2013 Comments Off on The Audaxity Of It

It never ceases to amaze me just how many sub-cultures there are in cycling.

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Yorkshire

Fruitcake and Fromage: Riding the Tour de France (in Yorkshire)

October 26, 2013 Comments Off on Fruitcake and Fromage: Riding the Tour de France (in Yorkshire)

“We gotta do that!” These were the words I used over dinner in Mallorca earlier this year.

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Critical Mass

Critical Mass

October 16, 2013 Comments Off on Critical Mass

What on earth is all this about? That was my overriding thought as I stood in a warm and still St Peter’s Square in Manchester.

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