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3 Days of Bedford – Day 1

Stage 1: Prologue Time Trial Saturday morning saw the first stage of the twenty-fifth 3 Days of Bedford, a short and sharp 2.73 km time trial starting in Great Barford. As the first of the eighty six riders rode the 5 km plus to the start line from the race HQ the early blues sky…

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Essex Giro

Saturday 23rd April saw the Essex Giro, the second round of the HSBC British Cycling National Women’s Road Series, held on a course taking in the villages of Thurlow, Great Wratting and Withersfield in the county of Suffolk. The twelve laps of this shortish course were to be ridden for a total race distance of 95km….

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This weekend’s races

Can’t get to the Tour of Yorkshire? Or perhaps you can, but want to see more women’s racing over the rest of the weekend rather than the men’s race? Well, the good news is that there’s a choice of events going on around the country. All Weekend One of very few multi-day women’s races in the UK, the Women’s Team Series…

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Gold medals start at the 3 Days of Bedford!

Women’s Team Series organiser Jon Miles tells us about the illustrious list of riders who have won the Bedford 3-Day, which takes place this coming weekend. ————————————————– 2005 (3 day, a true international event with teams from Italy, Holland, Ireland, Malta and Germany as well as England, Scotland and Wales!) Emma Pooley in one of…

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Ten Minutes With… Seonaid Thompson

32-year-old Seonaid Thompson is from Macclesfield but now lives in Leeds and rides for the Sunsport Velo team. Her first victory came as a 4th Cat. in July 2013 when she rode for Albarosa CC at the York Sport Crits #4, beating 1st Cat. Iona Sewell, and she squeezed in five more podum finishes before the…

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Another British squad at Tour de Yorkshire

Following the decision of UCI professional team Cervelo Bigla not to compete in the upcoming Tour de Yorkshire, race organisers have invited British squad Sunsport Velo to take their place. “We wish to express our gratitude to the organisers for giving us this wonderful opportunity,” says team owner Neil Lee, “and can assure everyone that we…

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Connie Hayes’ March

NS makes no excuses for how much coverage Connie Hayes gets on this website: she’s one of those riders who very clearly loves her bike, loves riding it and – most of all – loves riding it fast in a race. You can follow her progress, and read the blogs she and her team mates…

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Lovelo Cinelli RR

Got photos of the race you’d like to share with the world? Get in touch! Last year’s Lovelo Cinelli Road Race was the first event the club had ever organised, but turned out to be enormously successful with numerous riders taking the time to thank the people involved afterwards. This year’s was, therefore, as good…