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UK’s first ever Junior women’s race… …which makes it arguably the most important event on the British cycling calendar this year. NS hands you over to women’s cycling stalwart (and father of Isla, who recently joined the Matrix p/b Corley Cycles team), Steve Rush: “If you’d like to know why this is so vitally important,…

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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…

New Races

Everybody knows there are as many different reasons women often can’t commit to races as early as the might like (and in some cases, simply don’t want to – which is a perfectly valid reason too), and Neutral Service certainly isn’t going to go hectoring riders about what they should and shouldn’t enter. However, when a…

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Cat. 4 race for the East? Having trained fifty new riders at its Redbridge training sessions, the Women’s Eastern Racing League wonders if anyone might be interested in organising a race for them?   Such a race would be relatively easy to put on alongside another event, be it a women’s or men’s race or,…

WERL Training Session

The first ever Women’s Eastern Racing League race training session took place at the Redbridge Cycling Centre on the 15th of March and proved to be a hit, despite cold, wet and slippery conditions that prevented the participating riders from practicing cornering at speed as much as had been intended. All 30 places on the…

News 23.02-02.03.2015

Tickhill GP grows even bigger — South-East/East Anglia race training at Redbridge — Team Launches — Last Week’s Results — Blogs — Interesting Links — Photos of the Week Tickhill GP grows even bigger Rich Stoodley and his team made it clear from the moment they announced there was going to be a women’s race…

Harriet Owen wins WERL VC Norwich women’s road race

Our race preview Henri Desgrange, father of the Tour de France, famously hated team tactics and did everything he could to try to make sure his race would be won by riders who embodied the Corinthian heroic ideal, enduring the ordeal alone and earning victory through solo effort. The riders, however, preferred to work together: by…