Results & Comment

22.06.2016 Ilkley Town Centre Crit 1. Rebecca Womersley (Drops; Cat. 2) 15pts 2. Henrietta Colborne (Ford Ecoboost; Cat. 1) 12pts 3. Annabel Simpson (Drops; Cat. 2) 10pts 4. Hannah Larbalestier (University of Bath CC; Cat. 2) 8pts 5. Madeleine Scott (SunSport Velo; Cat. 2) 6pts 6. Sophie Thackray (SunSport Velo; Cat. 3) 5pts 7. Stephanie…

Results and Comment

29.05.2016 North Bucks Festival Women’s GP A thirteen-strong break made up of victory contenders from all the teams looked set to dominate the race from the first lap, but lost much of its impetus during an accident that could easily have been much, much worse: a group of horseriders, likely in reponse to one of…

Results & 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 & 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…

Results and Comment

28.02 Primavera RR Initially planned as a pursuit format race, last-minute logistical issues saw the first ever Primavera (which replaces the Springtime Pursuits, held in the SW for many years) switch to a standard RR format. With a rider like Jonathan Tiernan-Locke (ex-Team Sky, returning from a doping ban) in the men’s E/1/2/3, the women’s…

National Trophy ends in Milton Keynes

Temperatures hovering around zero and a couple of inches of snow didn’t prevent a good turn-out for the final round of the 2015/16 National Trophy at the Milton Keynes Bowl on Sunday, with several of the top names in British cyclocross gathering to race¬†in the mud. U14 Recently-crowned National Champion Ava Oxley-Szilagyi (PH Mas-VCUK) had…

Results and Comment

Cyclocross 10.01.16 Never Mind The PolloCX Now here’s an interesting event – not only was the women’s race guaranteed to be women only (“no junior or V50 men,” no matter how many women signed up), the entry fee included a 90-minute women-only coaching session courtesy of the Glasgow Riderz club. That certainly earns NS’s seal…

News

Nikki Harris, Megan James, Ava Oxley-Szilagyi, Maddi Smith, Sophie Wright and Evie Richards – National Cross Champions! The National Cyclocross Championships kicked off in difficult conditions on Saturday, with¬†sunshine on Friday unable to make much difference to a course turned boggy by a week of heavy rain. In the u14s, Ava Oxley-Szilagyi dominated much of…

Race results and comment 07-14.12

Further results to come… Cyclocross 13.12 National Trophy #5 – Bradford Seniors/Juniors A far muddier circuit than Round 4 made for tricky conditions, but with far less wind than Ipswich (where gusts hit 50mph) it was all about outright speed rather than tactics. The race got off to a very fast start with Pearl Izumi’s…