Tag Archives: racing

Circuit of the Dales © 2013 Dave Haygarth. All rights reserved.

Time Trialling: Ten Years Gone

It’s almost exactly ten years since my last time trial. I had ups and downs in my against-the-clock racing between the ages of 17 and 33, but on an April Sunday in 2003, I rode the local Hilly Time Trial … Continue reading

Tunnel Vision Photo courtesy of Neville Llewellyn, © Neville Llewellyn 2012

First loser. A big win.

Everyone knows that second place is the first loser.  I’m happy with that.  Three weeks and a day after a general anaesthetic, a night in North Manchester Hospital and a few painful days of ‘peeing red’, most people would be … Continue reading

On the bridge © 2008 Dave Haygarth. All rights reserved.

Cyclocross National Trophy round 5, Rutland Water

Leaving the house for a day seemed even harder this time round given that Lily had spent almost all day in bed on Saturday and Elsie was up about six times on Saturday night… cyclocross is tough on family life … Continue reading

Trying to keep balance on the slippy adverse camber © 2008 Dave Haygarth. All rights reserved.

Cyclocross National Trophy round 4, Mallory Park

Things seem to be going along fine for me in the big cyclocrosses this year; nothing stunning happening but I feel that little bit stronger than last year and my training’s a bit more focused and targeted. The Mallory Park … Continue reading

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2008 Three Peaks Cyclocross

I had a great day out yesterday doing the event that I go through in my head for 364 days of the year. In my sporting life, it’s the absolute pinnacle of the year. I essentially had a ‘clean run’ … Continue reading