TW1 – all-new women’s team, and the way forward

124-year-old Twickenham CC has just announced the launch of TW1, an all-new women’s “club team” which will compete in 2018’s Women’s Team Series, the National Road Series and other races in the UK, as well as at the Tour of Malta overseas. The team currently consists of Gabriella Nordin (previously Sunsport Velo and Starley Racing), Victoria…

Ten Minutes With… Lucy Sturgess

Right back in the early summer, we asked Leicestershire born-and-bred Lucy Sturgess to be the subject of a Ten Minutes With… and sent her some questions. Six months later, she sent back her answers. Fortunately, she’s much faster at riding bikes* than answering interviews and in 2017 she finished top ten eight times; the year…

Diss CC Summer Road Race

  Road works often go on for much longer than those who plan them ever expected, and for that reason they’re the bane of race organisers’ lives – in any one week, it seems that at least a few road races and time trials have to be cancelled when the bright orange barriers are still…

Photo of the Week

Now that the road race season is officially over, a lot of people will be thinking back to their favourite races of 2016 and reviewing the photos they took at them. So, it’s time to resurrect the Photo of the Week. Got a pic you’d like to share? It doesn’t necessarily have to be a…

Sian Botteley’s Dave Peck Memorial Report

Sian Botteley rides for the well-known and popular Starley Racing team and has been taking excellent results for a few years now, including victory at 2015’s Ipswich Spring Scramble. On Sunday the 3rd of April, she won Twickenham CC’s Dave Peck Memorial, a round of the Women’s Team Series, on its new and much tougher…

News

Podium Ambition reveal full line-up Podium Ambition, which raced in the UK as Pearl Izumi-Sports Tours International in 2015 and will move up to become a professional UCI squad in 2016, has announced it full 14-rider line-up with the addition of three women from the British domestic circuit and three from the international scene. Sharon Laws is…

CC Sudbury Women’s RR

CC Sudbury decided it’d be a good thing if they used some of the money from their men’s race to organise a women’s race for the first time in 2015, and because they’re such top supporters of women’s cycling, they made sure the women were given equal billing and prizes – and said that even…

Essex Roads CC Women’s Race Report and Gallery

If, like the majority of women’s cycling fans in the UK, you follow the sport through social media, you’ll almost certainly have seen race organisers pleading with riders to enter their events. There are of course plenty of reasons a rider might not be able to sign up in advance, and you probably already know…