ICYMI – Women’s Cycling News

Neutral Service’s monthly (well, or thereabouts) round-up of what’s happening in UK Women’s Cycling. This month: New teams, new signings, new sponsors; Dave Rayner Fund backs more women than ever before; Team Series dates; ‘Cross Nationals and new projects for Wyman and Brammeier; ‘Cross Nationals to head south in 2019; Wyman Review and Wyman 100;…

Sian Botteley’s Dave Peck Memorial Report

Sian Botteley rides for the well-known and popular Starley Racing team and has been taking excellent results for a few years now, including victory at 2015’s Ipswich Spring Scramble. On Sunday the 3rd of April, she won Twickenham CC’s Dave Peck Memorial, a round of the Women’s Team Series, on its new and much tougher…

Entries for WERL training now open

The Women’s Eastern Racing League training day at Redbridge on the 15th of March proved to be such a success (despite the weather!) that the organisers immediately set about putting together a second session, due to take place at the same venue on the 10th of May. British Cycling Level 3 coach Huw Williams will…

WERL Training Session

The first ever Women’s Eastern Racing League race training session took place at the Redbridge Cycling Centre on the 15th of March and proved to be a hit, despite cold, wet and slippery conditions that prevented the participating riders from practicing cornering at speed as much as had been intended. All 30 places on the…

News 23.02-02.03.2015

Tickhill GP grows even bigger — South-East/East Anglia race training at Redbridge — Team Launches — Last Week’s Results — Blogs — Interesting Links — Photos of the Week Tickhill GP grows even bigger Rich Stoodley and his team made it clear from the moment they announced there was going to be a women’s race…

News 16-23.02.15

Nicole Oh enjoys her first race win! — Curborough Novice Women’s Road Coaching Session — Last Week’s Results — Rider Blogs — Interesting Links — Photo of the Week — More to come… Got a story for Neutral Service? Written a race report or taken a good photo? We’d like to hear about it! Facebook Twitter…

Prudential Ride London Women’s GP Report

Huw Williams reports on the action at the second women’s road cycling event of international importance to have taken place in Britain this year.  The second Ride London Grand Prix was won by Wiggle Honda’s Giorgia Bronzini, by barely a tyre width in a classic sprinters’ bike-throw, from World Champion Marianne Vos following a high-octane,…

“Maybe the UK can become the new Belgium” – Huw Williams interviews Dame Sarah Storey

Huw Williams talks to Dame Sarah Storey The latest round of the 2014 British Cycling Women’s Road Series has just finished and everyone is wandering around shell-shocked. The race we’ve just witnessed, 75 miles on an open road whose surface was devastated by overnight rain, was a war of attrition and the riders are all…

Spotlight on… BOOMCYCLE Women’s Racing Team

One of the things characterising the rising profile of women’s racing in the UK is the number of new teams popping up with not only good riders but also a strong team ethos and distinctive presence despite very limited sponsorship, writes Huw Williams. A few years ago Team Mule Bar Girl wrote the book on…