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…

Essex Giro 2014

12-13.07.2014 British Cycling Redbridge Cycling Centre, Greater London/Saffron Walden, Essex, UK Start 52° 0’56.71″N 0°15’8.70″E Cats. E1/2/3 176km (6km TT, 50km criterium, 120km RR)Ah, Essex – all grey concrete, car parks, shopping centres and scary shaven-headed yobs, innit bruv? Or so you may think if you’ve never been there and believe the rumours, which are entirely false –…

Women’s Cycling News Round-Up 14-21.05.2014

Women’s Tour in trouble already? – Wild wins in Chongming – Giro del Trentino reduced to one day – Interesting Links Women’s Tour in trouble? Probably not According to this week’s Cycling Weekly, the future of the Women’s Tour could already be in trouble if the 2015 edition clashes with the inaugural three-day Tour of…