Results and Comment

Neutral Service is always interested in road, crit, cyclocross and time trial race reports, from any women’s/girls’ race in the United Kingdom or abroad in the case of overseas events with significant British interest, whether written by riders, race organisers or fans. Fancy helping out? Find us for a chat on Twitter and Facebook. Organisers…

Results and Comment

Neutral Service is always interested in road, crit, cyclocross and time trial race reports, from any women’s/girls’ race in the United Kingdom or abroad in the case of overseas events with significant British interest, whether written by riders, race organisers or fans. Fancy helping out? Find us for a chat on Twitter and Facebook 30.03.2016…

News

Help WERL out of a tight spot If you follow women’s cycling in the UK, you’ll probably have already heard of the Women’s Eastern Racing League – an organisation started by Tanya Griffiths which supports riders in a number of ways including race training days, season-long competitions, offering advice and more. Following the closure of…

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Tour de l’Ardeche The two British teams Corley Cycles-Drops and The Racing Chance Foundation, along with Jessie Walker and Lucy Coldwell who ride for foreign teams, have been performing exceptionally well at the very tough Tour de l’Ardeche where they’ve climbed mountains higher than anything in Britain (totaling just short of 10,000m), completed stage routes…

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Lizzie fourth at La Course National Road Race Champion Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) took an impressive fourth place at the Tour de France’s La Course women’s race, finishing near the front of a group of ten riders which was just one second behind as winner Anna Van Der Breggen (Rabo-Liv) crossed the finish line after surviving…

Brits at The Women’s Tour – Stage 1

With Neutral Service concentrating on domestic women’s cycling nowadays it was decided to cover the National Championships next week instead of the (UCI) Women’s Tour this week. However, several regular contributors are going along to the stages – so we’ll still have some original photos and news.   Stage 1 – Bury St. Edmunds to…

Brits Abroad

The weekend was spectacular for Britain’s female cyclists racing abroad with Lizzie Armistead winning the highly prestigious Trofeo Binda round of the World Cup for her Boels-Dolmans team while Molly Weaver and Christina Siggaard of Matrix Pro Cycling both broke into the top 20 at Gent-Wevelgem. Armitstead won the World Cup last year following a superb…

News Round-Up 29.09-06.10.2014

ASO seeks funds for 7-day Women’s TdF — Hayward and Curtis move to Pearl Izumi? — Armitstead 7th at Worlds — Epic victory for Epic-Scott’s Weaver at Great Orme RR — Domestic Results — Transfers and Team News: Three Belgian squads after UCI licences, Longo Borghini to Wiggle, Corrine Hall leaves Matrix-Vulpine, Domestic and UCI — Shorts…

Pauline Ferrand Prevot – World Champion!

Pauline Ferrand Prevot of France proved she’s one of the sport’s rising stars when she won the Women’s Road Race at Ponferrada, outsprinting a number of powerful rivals including defending champion Marianne Vos in a thrilling final. A large crash early on in the race took several riders out; many of them appearing to have…

Prudential Ride London Women’s GP Report

Huw Williams reports on the action at the second women’s road cycling event of international importance to have taken place in Britain this year.  The second Ride London Grand Prix was won by Wiggle Honda’s Giorgia Bronzini, by barely a tyre width in a classic sprinters’ bike-throw, from World Champion Marianne Vos following a high-octane,…