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Lost Velodromes – dash for cash

The Victorian’s seem to have invented everything, whether this is true is debatable, but what we can say for sure is that the Victorians were mad on sport. Such was the craze for cycling in Victorian Britain that the ‘Landmark Hotel’ in London had a track on the roof… GO SEE IN FULL AT SUPAVISTA…

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Earlsfield Cemetery – Let’s build the NHS

My post about the Gottingen Stadtfriedhof in central Germany and the sense of abandonment I felt whilst there, got me thinking. It made me think closer to home and so now I stand in Earlsfield Cemetery in Wandsworth, south London. When you stand in a UK cemetery and you observe a Common Wealth War Grave…

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Gottingen StadtFriedhof – abandonment

Before me stood two grave stones and a third not in sight but close by of three soldiers of the ‘Great War’. What sparked a reaction in me was not only the iconic design of the white and simple stone of a Commonwealth War Grave contrasting with granite memorials here, but also that the two…

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London 2016/17 Cyclo Cross Pics and Video

Video and Picture links for the London and South East 2016/17 Cyclo-Cross League 2015/16 League – Previous seasons videos   – London/SE Cross Website Cyclefit London and South East Cyclo Cross Team Championships The London Cyclo Cross Association Team Championships held at Great Walstead School, Sussex on February 5 and promoted by Crawley Wheelers – GO THERE Cyclefit London and…

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‘Roubaixesque’

“In reality it’s a right turn from Wilcox close onto Hartington Rd, but the story being played out in my head is.. a right turn off Le Carrefour de l’Arbre…” Living in London and having a busy schedule I began to investigate the many tow paths, public open spaces, bridleways and other legal tracks that…

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Lost Cyclo-Cross Courses

The London Cyclo-Cross association came into being in the 1950’s and a league has run ever since, although in the 2000’s we added ‘South East’ to the League title as many races are not actually held in London. We list many venues that are now lost to the London and South East calendar. Featured are pictures from the…

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