CC London’s Hog with the Occasional Hill #3

Round 3 of CC London’s Hog with the Occasional Hill – so called because the riders climb the short but steep Hoggenberg hill once every fifteen minutes (or so) rather than on every lap, thus making the race winnable by non-climbers – took place on the 6th of May at the Redbridge Cycling Centre, and…

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…

2016/17 Teams and Transfers

Yes, it’s that time of year again when new teams appear, old teams disappear, riders are strongly rumoured to be joining one team then join another (or remain with their old team) and I get a headache from trying to keep up with it all. NS is expecting more news from more teams very soon,…

Gemma Sargent’s Banbury Star RR Report

2015’s Banbury Star Road Race was an early season highlight, with plenty of climbing including the three ascents of Knowle Hill adding up to a total height gain of 1,279m (194m more than an ascent of Snowdon) proving to be a tough test. The winner was Nikki Juniper, who was then with Giordana-Triton but is…

News

Teams and Transfers Aprire-HSS, which launched at the end of 2014, began announcing names featuring on its 2015 roster over Christmas. Emily McLoughlin(from PMR@Toachim House) was first, followed by news that 2015 rider Lucy Harper would remain onboard. Mel Brand (previously Ikon-Mazda) was named next, then Louise Laker (also previously PMR) on Monday, Lucy Chittenden (from…

UK Domestic Transfer News 2015/16 – Version 2!

  We’re well into Transfer Season now with numerous teams having already announced their full 2016 line-ups, while several others have almost filled all their places. To the best of our knowledge, this is the most complete list of transfers, new teams and team closures in British women’s cycling anywhere on the internet – keep…

UK Domestic Transfer News 2015/16

With news arriving so fast during Transfer Season, this article is too far down our list and as a result became too hard to find without a direct link – so from today, it’ll no longer be updated. For the latest, click on the link below… Latest Transfer News   Believe it or not, it’s…

Isla Rush at the Jeugtour Assen

Text © Isla Rush; race photos © Steve Rush Jeugdtour Assen (“youth tour Assen”) is one of the biggest youth and junior events in Europe, if not the world. It’s definitely one of the highlights of my year as it offers some incredible race experience and the opportunity to race abroad – a completely different…

News

Brits at the Krásná Lípa — Gunn wins Scottish 50-mile Champs — Six Brits at Thüringen Rundfahrt Got a story for us? We’re interested in anything to do with British women’s cycling, from your club’s 10 to the top riders in the UCI teams. Let us know what you know and help increase awareness of the sport!…

Aprire-HSS at the Krásná Lípa

Aprire-HSS have revealed their line-up for the UCI 2.2 Tour de Feminin Krásná Lípa, featuring their own riders Lucy Harper and Rebecca Mackey alongside guests Rebecca Nixon (Fusion RT GearClub BikeScience), Gabriella Leveridge (Velosure-Starley Primal), Annasley Park (Giordana-Triton), Anna Marie Hughes (Bonito Squadra Corse) and Rose Osborne (WNT). Full start list here The Tour is the most…