• Larkstoke Hill
    Cycling Tips

    Cotswold Climbs 3 – Larkstoke Hill

    Larkstoke Hill is found just about in Warwickshire near to the village of Ilmington. There are quite a few different routes up this hill but the climb of interest takes us to the highest point in Warwickshire. It’s a popular…

  • Mad March Hare Sportive Logo 2016
    Sportives

    Mad March Hare Sportive 2017 Review

    The Mad March Hare, My first proper sportive of 2017 and it was an awful, flooded, soggy day weather-wise. Once I’d accepted that I was to get wet, dealt with the wind and finally had the sun come out, it…

  • Every Time a Bell Rings Audax
    Audaxes

    Audax – Every Time A Bell Rings 2015 – 112 km

    Every Time a Bell Rings… 112km Audax After falling off back in January, I’ve not actually done another Audax until now. In an effort to get back on the wagon and prepare for the Norwich 100 at the end of…

  • Cycling Tips

    Saintbury Hill – Cotswold Climbs 2

    Saintbury Hill is as well revered as Dover’s Hill and it’s a near cert that any local Warwickshire Sportive will go up at least one of them.The climb is about a mile long and feels like it gets easier as…

  • Dover's Hill
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    Dover’s Hill – Cotswold Climbs 1

    As hills go, Dover’s Hill is very well-known. It’s the site of the famous ‘Cotswold Olympicks’ or Dover’s Games held every year on hill followed by a torchlight procession down in Chipping Campden and a general town-wide level of drunkenness.…