CiCLE Classic – in pictures

More photos below the results! Results 1 Neah Evans (Storey Racing; Elite) 60pts 2 Sophie Wright (Torelli-Brother; Cat. 2) 52pts 3 Nikki Juniper (NJC-Biemme-Echelon; Elite) 45pts 4 Ejay Harris (Storey Racing; Cat. 1) 40pts 5 Lucy Shaw (Trek-Drops; Cat. 2) 35pts 6 Rebecca Durrell (Storey Racing; Elite) 31pts 7 Alice Sharpe (Torelli-Brother; Cat. 1) 27pts…

Women’s CiCLE Classic Preview

Sunday the 4th of June will see the second edition of the CiCLE Women’s Race. A welcome addition to the 2016 women’s calendar, the race is based on the highly successful UCI 1.2 men’s race and includes all the challenges of the off-road sectors but excludes the two loops of Rutland Water for a total…

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Megan James, Ava Oxley-Szilagi and Maddi Smith are CX Nat Champs 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. Poppy Wildman (Nottingham Clarion) was favourite for the U16 race, but once the race was…

Woodstock Classic Report

When I first spotted the Woodstock Classic on the British Cycling calendar it really grabbed my attention purely because it sounded like a music festival not a bike race. Several clicks later and I was delighted to discover a stand alone women’s road race for 3rd and 4th cats only. Yep you read that right….

Welcome the Woodstock Classic

Just a few years ago, it was a tough job finding any women’s bike races in the UK at all. Ever since the women’s road race at the 2012 Olympics and after the unparalleled success of the Women’s Tour, that’s all changed. Women’s cycling has been growing fast and continues to do so, and while…

Stevens wins Philly Classic; Brit riders do well

National Road Race and Individual Time Trial Champion Alison Powers (United Healthcare) blasted off from the start line into what looked as though it might prove to be a race-winning solo break on the 96.5km Philadalphia circuit, pushing a one-minute wedge between herself and the group for two laps from the total five. It delighted…

Vos wins her own Classic; UK’s Garner second

The Rabobank 7-Dorpenomloop Aalburg was never a name that tripped lightly from non-Dutch-speaking tongues (although even a smattering of the language makes it easy to understand what it means, and what the race is like: Rabobank’s Circuit of Seven Villages and Aalburg) which may be one of the reasons that organisers decided to rename it…

Women’s CiCLE Classic cancelled

Organisers of the Women’s CiCLE Classic, which was due to take place on the 18th of May and was part of the 2014 British Women’s Road Series, have announced that the race is cancelled. Confirmation has since been provided by British Cycling. “After the successful introduction of the first Junior CiCLE Classic alongside the established…