Teams and Transfers 2018-2019

The weather’s turning cooler and, as the rumours begin flying about we’ve stocked up on the migraine tablets ready to try to keep up to date with the latest news – it’s transfer season once again! Just as we have in years past, we’ll be trying to keep track of who’s moving to a new…

Women’s Eastern Racing League Launches

2015 is set to be an exciting year for women’s cycle racing in the East of England as the Women’s Eastern Racing League (WERL) is introducing two women’s leagues for 2015. With hundreds of pounds worth of coaching, lab testing, sports equipment, clothing and a £3,000 time trial bike up for grabs, the league will…

Nigel Measom 2 Day

Thanks to Phil Weaver (Epic Scott) we have the first view of the Nigel Measom 2 day race stages: Race HQ: Saturday: Walton Village Hall, Kimcote Road, Walton, Lutterworth, LE17 5RR Sunday: Church Langton Village Hall, Stonton Road, Church Langton, Leicestershire LE16 7SZ   Stage 1 – Prologue – 10:30 – 4km NO TT EQUIPMENT (No Disc…

Hillingdon GP 2014

01.06.2014 Official Site Hillingdon, London, England 61km (40 laps) closed-circuit race Women’s National Series 51°30’46.84″N 0°24’2.20″W The Hillingdon GP is unique in the National Series in that it takes place on a 1.526km dedicated cycle racing circuit in North-West London. Some people, upon reading that, will think that any race on such a parcours couldn’t possibly…

North Norfolk 100 – 2014

17.05.2014 Norfolk, UK Individual Time Trial, 161km Start: 52°50’32.07″N  0°48’37.15″E Everyone knows that women’s cycling hasn’t been in a healthy state for several years, and has only started to show signs of recovery – thanks to the hard work of riders and fans alike, as well as the unsung believers who toiled under McQuaid and will…

Sheffield GP 2014

23.07.2014 Official Site England, 45 minutes + 3 laps Women’s National Series Start: 53°22’47.32″N 1°28’13.11″W When most people imagine a bike race, they picture a peloton crusing along a picturesque road surrounded by Alpine meadows with the lofty snow-capped peaks soaring far overhead. There are plenty of races in which that sort of thing can be seen,…

What is Neutral Service?

As the name suggests, Neutral Service aims to provide a service to women’s cycling. That service is to act as a central hub, something that has not previously existed in the sport, bringing together race previews, coverage and reports, news on the riders and their teams and any other news concerning women’s cycling. What Neutral…

Cheshire Classic 2014

27.04.2014 Official Site England, 77km (+2.41km neutral zone) Road Race Women’s National Series Due to sponsorship issues and host of other problems faced by the people that run them, races in women’s cycling tend not to last as long as in men’s cycling – the fact that the Cheshire Classic has been in operation since 1980,…

Curlew Cup 2014

22.06.2014 Official Site England, 100km Road Race Women’s National Series Now in its third edition, the Curlew Cup has become one of the most popular National Series races among riders and fans alike for numerous reasons: the high-calibre field it attracts (Sarah Story won in 2012, then Hannah Barnes in 2013), the beautiful route running through…