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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

News, Blogs & Links 22-29.06.15

Massey wins Curlew Cup Ikon-Mazda’s Laura Massey picked up her most impressive victory so far in what has already been a successful season for the Cambridge rider when she won the Curlew Cup – a race which is widely considered the toughest of the British Cycling Women’s Road Series. Massey, who rides for the IKON-Mazda team, won…

Shorts, Links and Blogs

Rather than the weekly news reports we’ve had up until now (tl;dr!), Neutral Service is going to feature more standalone articles in future. This is the place for items too short to merit a page to themselves and links to other websites. eliteVelo-Kalas Women’s Team Series report — Another chance to train with the WERL…

Guest Blog: Alice Miller – Cyclefit

Alice Miller, who is racing this season with the new eliteVelo-Kalas squad, used to work for the respected Cyclefit bike-fitting company. Since she has insider knowledge of how their processes and methods work, Neutral Service asked her to write a report on her recent visit to them and explain why all riders should consider a…