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A Life on the Pedals

A Life on the Pedals

Pedro Delgado’s 13-year racing career spanned one of cycling’s golden decades. Riding against Hinault and Fignon in their prime in the early 1980s, then later against Roche and LeMond, through to mentoring Indurain in the 1990s, he took part in the Tour de France and in one of the other grand tours in every year […]

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I Like Alf: 14 lessons from the life of Alf Engers

This is the story of Alf Engers and the pursuit of speed, set against a backdrop of cycling clubs, shop-owners, frame-builders, riders, racers, team managers and officials. It loops from the Paddington Track to the Skol Six, Herne Hill to the National Road Race Championships and from Boroughbridge to Barnet, in and out of time […]

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It was not every young man who got to do his National Service aboard one of the Royal Navy’s most iconic warships, such as HMS ILLUSTRIOUS. David Woodward, however, was determined he would be among those who did, and made that ambition sufficiently clear so as to be invited to join the Fleet Air Arm. […]

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the beauty of rust

I began writing tanka at the urging of Joy McCall, an internationally celebrated tanka poet, with whom I share, among other things, the same publisher and the same city. Many of my first poems were inspired by old family photographs. Thetanka were composed in order to remember and to celebrate. This was given added impetus […]

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