Guest Blog: Anna Marie Hughes – Winning the Imperial Women’s Winter Series

Having raced for the last time at the beginning of August, my 2014 racing season came to an end before I had realised; I had a two week holiday in August expecting to come back and do the final Women’s Team Series race (Coalvile Wheelers). Unfortunately I was ill and that was the end of…

Guest blog: Nicole Oh – “A win’s a win!”

Les Filles is one of the best-known teams on the British circuit. Their emphasis on having fun in addition to challenging for race wins, as well as their friendliness, has also made them one of the most popular. Like all the Les Filles riders, Nicole Oh is always happy to chat with cycling fans online…

News Round-up 24.11-01.12.2014

Dentus dominates at Velopark — Women’s Imperial Winter Series starts 13th Dec — Transfers and Team News — Interesting Links Dentus dominates at Velopark again Abbie Dentus of De Ver Cycles dominated the second round of the Velopark Winter Track League, winning all four races. Having done the same in the first round, she leads the…

10 Minutes With… Isla Rush

With their bright pink kit, the WyndyMilla-Reynolds riders are the easiest people to spot in any women’s race. If you went to the Tickhill Velo GP (if you didn’t, make damn sure you do in 2015) you may have noticed one rider in particular, who insisted on taking part despite the enormous and very painful-looking…

News Round-Up 17-23.11.2015

Nikki Harris second at Gavere — Durrin seventh at Jingle Cross — Jo Blakeley’s training bikes stolen — Team and Transfer News: RST becomes HSS, signs Nikki Juniper — Interesting Links — More to come…   Harris second to Cant at Gavere Cyclocross season has been in full swing for a while now, but it…

News Round-Up 10-17.11.2014

Aprire announces new women’s team — First round of Lee Valley Women’s Track League — British riders enjoy successful weekend in Cyclocross: European Championships, Derby City and Superprestige Ruddervoorde — No Hatfield Puncheur or St. Ives Crits in 2015 – but East Anglia gains a new race — Tickhill Velo GP sticks with successful format —…

10 Minutes With… Deborah John

Welsh cyclist Deborah John has only appeared on the British racing scene in the last few years, but she’s been riding for a long time – in fact, she first developed an interest in the sport before many of the women she races against were even born. Follow Deborah on Twitter   When and how…

News Round-Up 03-10.10.2014

Matrix Fitness to ride Trek in 2015 – and at their first Classic — Two Brits in Top Ten at Koppenberg and Zonhoven… and another in Massachusetts — Team and Transfer News: new riders for VCUK-PHMas and PMR@Toachim House — Shorts and Interesting Links: Who are the top 50 women in UK cycling – Bike…

Maryka Sennema wins 2014 National Hill Climb Champs

Once, when those who competed in them were concerned that greater public awareness of bicycle racing might lead to a total ban on bikes on British roads, time trials operated under great secrecy. Rules stipulated that the riders had to be dressed head-to-toe in plain black, and the races would be held at the crack of…

Guest Blog: Molly Weaver on the Great Orme Road Race

Molly Weaver (Epic-Scott) won the Great Orme Road Race in North Wales in spectacular fashion last weekend, beating the second and third riders to finish by almost three minutes. Here’s how she did it, and what she thought about the race… After a bright and early 5am wake up call, I was on the road…