3 Days of Bedford – Stage 5 and Presentations

Monday’s fifth and final stage took place over 76km on a course starting at the top of Sunderland Hill on the B660 and following the team time trial course through Bolnhurst before turning toward Thurleigh and heading back towards Ravensden, then onto the B660 again for a finish back at the top of Sunderland Hill. With the…

3 Days of Bedford – Stage 4

After the confusion around the team time trial result, Sunday afternoon saw the riders take on Stage 4, a 80km road race. Starting at Keysoe, the peloton headed south on the B660 and turned at Bolnhurst towards Bushmead Priory. Heading north past the old airfield to Little Staughton, they then continued on to Pertenhall before turning south again…

3 Days of Bedford – Stage 3

Sunday morning’s team time trial should have been relatively straightforward: cyclists ride as a group and time keepers record the time they start and finish then, by using some simple mathematics, produce the time taken to cover the course… First team up were Team RGB Building Services, starting at an immediate disadvantage as they were only…

3 Days of Bedford – Stage 2

With a late change of course, Stage 2 used the Great Barford course rather than the intended one around Renhold. Following an extended neutralised ride from the race HQ, the riders joined the course proper and the commissaire pulled in the flag. From the beginning a relevantly high pace was set and as the riders crossed…

3 Days of Bedford – Day 1

Stage 1: Prologue Time Trial Saturday morning saw the first stage of the twenty-fifth 3 Days of Bedford, a short and sharp 2.73 km time trial starting in Great Barford. As the first of the eighty six riders rode the 5 km plus to the start line from the race HQ the early blues sky…

News

Gabby Durrin retires… In a blog post on the website of Neon Velo, British cyclist Gabby Durrin has announced she is bringing her 13-year professional career to an end, saying that the effort of running the Neon Velo team – which she created with husband Jeremy Durrin – has left her feeling burnt out. She also talks…

Women’s Cycling News Round-Up 11-18.08.2014

New women-only track league for Stratford VeloPark — Bronzini wins Ride London — La Route de France — Brits at the Tour of Norway — Jo Rowsell announces engagement — Gabby Durrin launches new CX team — Upcoming Events — Interesting Links — More to come   New women-only track league at Stratford VeloPark Ellie…