UK Domestic Transfer News (Version 3!)

The majority of British women’s teams have revealed their 2015 rosters now – one or two are still keeping quiet and others still have a few places to be filled, but we have a good impression of how the peloton will look this season. Some teams remain much the same as in 2014, some are…

UK Domestic Transfer News

Transfer season has been underway for some time now and we’re starting to get a real impression of how the British women’s peloton will look in 2015: some teams remain much the same as in 2014, some are changing beyond recognition and one – Matrix-Vulpine – is moving on to race with the best riders in…

Guest Blog: Molly Weaver on the Great Orme Road Race

Molly Weaver (Epic-Scott) won the Great Orme Road Race in North Wales in spectacular fashion last weekend, beating the second and third riders to finish by almost three minutes. Here’s how she did it, and what she thought about the race… After a bright and early 5am wake up call, I was on the road…

UK Domestic Transfer News

Many teams will be officially revealing their 2015 rosters in the next few weeks; however, as usual, some preferred to get the news out early and plenty of information has managed to escape into the wild. This is everything we’ve managed to find out so far.   Aprire Factory Racing New team managed by Phil…

Women’s Team Series Coalville Road Race Report – by Philip Weaver

Epic Cycles-Scott WRT manager Philip Weaver was at Coalville to watch his team take first and third in the final round of the 2014 Women’s Team Series. Here’s his race report. Report © Philip Weaver; photos © Huw Williams.   The final round of the Women’s Team Series saw a record entry, with a full field on the…

The British in Brittany – Storey 12th at Tour de Bretagne

Prologue Sarah Storey was the fastest British rider in the Prologue, an individual time trial at Pledran – the Pearl Izumi-Sports Tours International rider was 5″ slower around the 2.3km parcours than winner Elisa Longo Borghini of Hitec Products, who managed it in 3’13. Five riders, in addition to Longo Borghini, were faster than Storey; the…

Essex Giro Report

With its numerous short but sometimes rather steep hills and gravel-strewn rural roads, the road race parcours at this year’s Essex Giro was always going to be one that required riders to race with their heads as well as their legs, and with its (unusual for a domestic race) length of 120km, it was a test…

Women’s Cycling News round-up 16-23.06.2014

Trott dominates Surf ‘n’ Turf — Karla Boddy wins at St Ives Nocturne — Victories for Rabo in Euskadi and Switzerland — Stirling ride by the Brits at the Diamond Tour — Guildford Town Centre Races in doubt — Upcoming British Races — Upcoming UCI events and reduced route at Giro del Trentino — $50k…

Let’s Talk Specifics (with Huw Williams)

For the casual fan, those who have a passing interest in cycling but don’t concern themselves with the finer points of the sport, it’s easy to imagine that the riders have an easy time of it during the off-season. However, with the first women’s races coming early in the year, training continues right through the…