Ten Minutes With… Hannah Larbalestier

23-year-old Hannah Larbalestier has been cycling for most of her life, having started when she was just three years old. Nine years ago she started riding a road bike. Hannah says she started racing seriously last year, but she’s been picking up decent results since her days with High Wycombe CC in 2014, getting her…

Ten Minutes With… Felicity Gledhill

16-year-old Felicity Gledhill has been riding for eight years and winning races since 2010 – she’d already clocked up more than a hundred wins by the time she turned 16 and moved into the Category A classification in 2016, then added ten more that year. Born in Leeds and based in Shepley, Felicity joined Sunsport Velo team…

Ten Minutes With… Sophie Holmes

Norfolk-based track and road rider Sophie Holmes may only be 16, but having been racing since 2011 she has more experience than many older riders – and her career got off to a promising start when she won her first big race, the U12s at the Ixworth Crits back in 2011. The following year she…

Ten Minutes With… Emma Jane Hornsby

  Velo Club Londres’ Emma Jane Hornsby is a regular sight at road, track and cyclocross events around London, and the South, South-East and Eastern regions. She’s been picking up decent results since 2014 and last season managed eight podium finishes including a victory. Now aged 29, South London-based Emma Jane is originally from Henley-on-Thames…

Ten Minutes With… Nikki Juniper

If there’s one rider racing in the UK today who really doesn’t need an intoduction, it’s Nikki Juniper. She’s won the National Women’s Road Series three times in a row, been National Circuit Race Champion and National Masters Champion for her age group and has won most of the biggest races in the country including…

Ten Minutes With… Rebecca Johnson

Rebecca Johnson joined the Fast Test Racing Team soon after graduating in veterinary science from Edinburgh University and started clocking up good results immediately, including three podium finishes in 2014, then five – including two wins – in 2015. Last year brought eight podiums and four wins, andshe also proved her ability to hold her own…

Ten Minutes With… Joanne Newstead

Over the last few years the number of women who cycle for fitness and recreation has increased enormously, but although the number of women who race has also increased it hasn’t done by anything like as much. So, why aren’t more of those women who cycle also racing? Some of them just don’t want to,…

Ten Minutes With… Connie Hayes

16-year-old Connie Hayes is a well-known rider on the road and in cyclocross and has numerous good results and a fine selection of podium finishes to her name – including first place at the London Youth Games in 2016 when she won the U16 Time Trial. For 2017, Connie will ride for Liv AWOL, a new team for…

Ten Minutes With… Alice and Tom Staniford

27-year-old Alice Staniford – known as @Tiny_Pigeon to her 3000 followers on Twitter, where she’s been a vocal advocate for all forms of cycling for some time – spent the last two years with EliteVelo-Kalas, for whom she took a number of podium finishes. She was born in Northamptonshire, but is now based in Exeter with…

Ten Minutes With… Maddie Gammons

Maddie Gammons joined RP-Vision from Bourne Wheelers as a Cat. A rider, and during her time with the team has risen to Cat. 2 thanks to numerous good results, including podium finishes at the MK Bowl Spring Series, the CC Hackney Primavera Series and the Harvey Hadden Circuit League, as well as taking second place…