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I first rode the Quirk prototype track frame on a chilly October evening straight from the ‘Quirkshop’ in Walthamstow. We had butchered another one of my track bikes for parts, so I had to ride the 15miles home on my new bike with my old bike on my back - not the ideal way to start my relationship with my new whip! But I knew from that first ride what an absolute beauty of a bike it is. I got home incident-free and soon after that, flew out to Milan to race in the Red Hook Crit series finale. The...

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East London Fixed, Femme Brutale, Herne Hill Velodrome, Jehu, Jehu Bikewear, lfgss, NLTCBMBC, Thundertrack, track cycling, Velociposse -

Last Saturday, Herne Hill Velodrome played host to the first track event held by the impressively named North London ThunderCat Black Metal Bicycle Club (NLTCBMBC), in collaboration with the LFGSS forum. We paid a visit to join in the heckling, have a few beers, and to contribute to the already substantial prize pot.  An impressive field made for an excellent afternoon's racing; 31 riders made up the Men's A and B races (featuring Jehu rider Owen Blandy), and 15 contested the Women's category - bolstered by a strong showing from our friends in Velociposse. Even more pleasing to witness was how those riders sporting the...

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