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,…

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…

ICYMI – women’s cycling news

2016 National Women’s Masters Championships Lovelo-Cinelli, whose women’s road race last month turned out to be a massive success, have gained permission from British Cycling to organise this year’s National Women’s Masters Championships to take place on the 7th of August. “I’m trying to get it to the standard of our last race at least…

ICYMI

Shane Sutton resigns from British Cycling …after the National Federation announced a pending investigation into offensive comments and language used by the Technical Director. Multiple British and European Champion Jessica Varnish stated that Sutton had made several sexist comments to her when she was interviewed by the Daily Mail. Other female riders publicly supported Jess including Nicole Cooke, who…

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…

News

Latest – Cheshire Classic cancelled Organisers of the famous Cheshire Classic, part of the National Road Series, were forced on Friday 26th February to announce the cancellation of the race. “This is not a decision that I, Andy Wood, as Organiser, or my peers at Weaver Valley Cycling Club, have taken lightly. We (Weaver Valley…