Combined Central, Eastern & South-Eastern Championships

The Central, Eastern and South-Eastern British Cycling regions joined forces on Sunday the 19th of August to put on this year’s Regional Road Race Championships on a long and fairly hilly circuit near Edenbridge in Kent. Despite the length of the circuit, due to limits on permitted distance in races where junior and senior riders…

Junior National Championships

Following the Junior Men’s Championship in the morning, the top Junior Women gathered at Witham on the Hill in Lincolnshire for their second ever National Championships excellent organised by Mark Botteley and Bourne Wheelers following the success of their Junior Road Races in 2017. It had been hot all morning; as temperatures continued to climb…

Eastern Region RR Championships

British Cycling’s Eastern Region covers almost 18,000 squre kilometres, is home to more than five million people and has a large number of cycling clubs, many of them with plenty of female members, yet this year’s Eastern Women’s Road Race Championships was the first ever held. Last year, Suffolk club CC Sudbury announced that it was…

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…

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…

National Cyclocross Championships – Junior, U23, Elites

Nikki Harris, Evie Richards and Sophie Wright – National Champions! On Saturday, when the Under 14s, Under 16s and Veterans at the National Championships put on a show of such fine cyclocross skill and excitement, NS wondered aloud on Facebook if the Juniors, Under 23s and Elite races could possibly be as good. They were,…

Brits at the Euro CX Champs Photos

Five British women – Helen Wyman, Nikki Harris, Amira Mellor, Hannah Payton and Bethany Crumpton – went to the UEC European Cyclocross Championships at Huijbergen in the Netherlands last weekend. Photos below In the Elite race, Harris won bronze finishing just fourteen seconds behind unstoppable victor Sanne Cant of Belgium: a result that might have…

News Round-Up 10-17.11.2014

Aprire announces new women’s team — First round of Lee Valley Women’s Track League — British riders enjoy successful weekend in Cyclocross: European Championships, Derby City and Superprestige Ruddervoorde — No Hatfield Puncheur or St. Ives Crits in 2015 – but East Anglia gains a new race — Tickhill Velo GP sticks with successful format —…

Maryka Sennema wins 2014 National Hill Climb Champs

Once, when those who competed in them were concerned that greater public awareness of bicycle racing might lead to a total ban on bikes on British roads, time trials operated under great secrecy. Rules stipulated that the riders had to be dressed head-to-toe in plain black, and the races would be held at the crack of…

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…