2016/17 Teams and Transfers

Yes, it’s that time of year again when new teams appear, old teams disappear, riders are strongly rumoured to be joining one team then join another (or remain with their old team) and I get a headache from trying to keep up with it all. NS is expecting more news from more teams very soon,…

Results and Comment

28.02 Primavera RR Initially planned as a pursuit format race, last-minute logistical issues saw the first ever Primavera (which replaces the Springtime Pursuits, held in the SW for many years) switch to a standard RR format. With a rider like Jonathan Tiernan-Locke (ex-Team Sky, returning from a doping ban) in the men’s E/1/2/3, the women’s…

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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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WERL Race Training Race training days are invaluable for people taking up competitive cycling for the first time – taking place on a dedicated, bikes-only track away from traffic there’s no better way to learn techniques, race etiquette and how to ride in a bunch – but they’re also very useful for more experienced riders at…

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BC reveals 2016 Road Series details British Cycling has announced the dates of races making up the 2016 Women’s Road Series – and the good news is that the Series is up to nine events thanks to the addition of three new races and the return of the Essex Giro 2-Day, which was cancelled last year. Manx…

UK Domestic Transfer News 2015/16 – Version 2!

  We’re well into Transfer Season now with numerous teams having already announced their full 2016 line-ups, while several others have almost filled all their places. To the best of our knowledge, this is the most complete list of transfers, new teams and team closures in British women’s cycling anywhere on the internet – keep…

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Sennema, Colborne & Rush win National Hill Climb — Staniford wins SW CX Champs — Matrix Fitness reveal more signings — WNT ’16 roster hints — Results Sennema’s Hill Climb Hat-Trick Paceline RT’s Maryka Sennema took the National Hill Climb Championships for a third consecutive time on Sunday the 25th of October, taking 5’31.9″ to…

UK Domestic Transfer News 2015/16

With news arriving so fast during Transfer Season, this article is too far down our list and as a result became too hard to find without a direct link – so from today, it’ll no longer be updated. For the latest, click on the link below… Latest Transfer News   Believe it or not, it’s…

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Lizzie fourth at La Course National Road Race Champion Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) took an impressive fourth place at the Tour de France’s La Course women’s race, finishing near the front of a group of ten riders which was just one second behind as winner Anna Van Der Breggen (Rabo-Liv) crossed the finish line after surviving…

Links and Blogs

All the best stuff that’s been written about women’s cycling (and related subjects) this week Got something that should be listed here? Let us know Essential Reading Helen Wyman: Big Step Towards Equality “Fighting for equality brings out a lot of emotions in the observers of the sport. Some support, some disagree and some like to…