3 Days of Bedford – Stage 5 and Presentations

Monday’s fifth and final stage took place over 76km on a course starting at the top of Sunderland Hill on the B660 and following the team time trial course through Bolnhurst before turning toward Thurleigh and heading back towards Ravensden, then onto the B660 again for a finish back at the top of Sunderland Hill. With the…

3 Days of Bedford – Stage 4

After the confusion around the team time trial result, Sunday afternoon saw the riders take on Stage 4, a 80km road race. Starting at Keysoe, the peloton headed south on the B660 and turned at Bolnhurst towards Bushmead Priory. Heading north past the old airfield to Little Staughton, they then continued on to Pertenhall before turning south again…

3 Days of Bedford – Stage 3

Sunday morning’s team time trial should have been relatively straightforward: cyclists ride as a group and time keepers record the time they start and finish then, by using some simple mathematics, produce the time taken to cover the course… First team up were Team RGB Building Services, starting at an immediate disadvantage as they were only…

3 Days of Bedford – Stage 2

With a late change of course, Stage 2 used the Great Barford course rather than the intended one around Renhold. Following an extended neutralised ride from the race HQ, the riders joined the course proper and the commissaire pulled in the flag. From the beginning a relevantly high pace was set and as the riders crossed…