ICYMI – women’s cycling news and views

Team Wiggins Women Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins says he plans to have a U23 women’s team running alongside the Team Wiggins U23 men’s squad by 2018. Wiggins, whose daughter Isabella is currently racing in U12 events, has some history backing women’s cycling – his Bradley Wiggins Foundation supported the Wiggle-Honda (now Wiggle-High5) team in…

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…

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Shane Sutton resigns from British Cycling …after the National Federation announced a pending investigation into offensive comments and language used by the Technical Director. Multiple British and European Champion Jessica Varnish stated that Sutton had made several sexist comments to her when she was interviewed by the Daily Mail. Other female riders publicly supported Jess including Nicole Cooke, who…

Results and Comment

Neutral Service is always interested in road, crit, cyclocross and time trial race reports, from any women’s/girls’ race in the United Kingdom or abroad in the case of overseas events with significant British interest, whether written by riders, race organisers or fans. Fancy helping out? Find us for a chat on Twitter and Facebook 30.03.2016…

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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…

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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…

Isla Rush at the Jeugtour Assen

Text © Isla Rush; race photos © Steve Rush Jeugdtour Assen (“youth tour Assen”) is one of the biggest youth and junior events in Europe, if not the world. It’s definitely one of the highlights of my year as it offers some incredible race experience and the opportunity to race abroad – a completely different…

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Team 22 is expanding Colin Batchelor, manager of British domestic squad Team 22, has revealed that he has been able to bring in additional sponsorship after a successful 2015 season and the team will be able to expand as a result. Details of the new backers are yet to be revealed but Colin is able to…

The draining bergs and howling winds – Isla Rush at the Ronde van Vlaanderen voor Vrouwen

Isla Rush, who is supported by WyndyMilla, is widely considered to be one of the most promising young cyclists in Britain today. Knowing that if she’s going to be able to hold her own in the big continental races she needs to be familiar with Belgian racing, dad Steve – who organises the North Norfolk…

News Round-Up 26.01-02.02.2015

Nicola Soden in car crash — Tour of the Reservoir details released – Velofocus and Cycling Tips launch new women’s cycling websites — Last Week’s Results — Blogs — Team and Transfer News — Shorts and Interesting Links: Amy O’Halloran takes year out, Nikki Juniper third in Essex awards, Victoria Park Crits needs riders — Photo of…