Women’s Team Series 2017 – Round 1 (Redbridge)

There are many ways to know Spring has arrived, and three of the best-known ways are ages old: countryfolk have for centuries watched for the appearance of bluebells, townfolk since ancient times have known as soon as more than 50% of all space in the supermarkets is full of Easter eggs and, since time (almost) immemorial, women’s…

Team Ford Ecoboost 2017

At the beginning of 2016, the announcement of a new team called Ford Ecoboost made quite a splash – the team had, after all, been set up by Nikki Juniper, one of the most highly-respected riders on the British circuit with a palmares to match, and she’d managed to bring a brand well-known around the…

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,…

Essex Giro

Neutral Service is firmly convinced that the Essex Giro is a race that deserves far more attention than it gets. Each year, if offers a great variety of racing suiting several different types of riders, keeping things interesting and making it very difficult to predict a winner. What’s more, it takes place near to several…

Results and Comment

29.05.2016 North Bucks Festival Women’s GP A thirteen-strong break made up of victory contenders from all the teams looked set to dominate the race from the first lap, but lost much of its impetus during an accident that could easily have been much, much worse: a group of horseriders, likely in reponse to one of…

ICYMI – women’s cycling news

2016 National Women’s Masters Championships Lovelo-Cinelli, whose women’s road race last month turned out to be a massive success, have gained permission from British Cycling to organise this year’s National Women’s Masters Championships to take place on the 7th of August. “I’m trying to get it to the standard of our last race at least…

News

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,…

News

Latest – Cheshire Classic cancelled Organisers of the famous Cheshire Classic, part of the National Road Series, were forced on Friday 26th February to announce the cancellation of the race. “This is not a decision that I, Andy Wood, as Organiser, or my peers at Weaver Valley Cycling Club, have taken lightly. We (Weaver Valley…

Results and Comment

Road Racing 13.02.2016 East London Velo Winter Series #6 Aoife Doherty won the sixth round of the East London Velo winter series for the 5th Floor Cycling Club. Team mate Petra Dolejsova was second – a good showing by a new team which is already making a mark on the UK scene. Note the presence…