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,…

Regional Championships

South-East Cambridge’s Laura Massey, who rides for the Ikon-Mazda team, won on the 80km parcours at Warninglid in West Sussex with Detta Guerini (London Dynamo) in second. However, as Laura and Detta are residents of the Eastern Region (which does not have a women’s championships), the title went to third-place Bella Leach of London Dynamo. The…

Shorts, Blogs and Links

Medway Velo 10-Mile with equal prizes When major events featuring professionals riding at the very top of the sport argue they can’t arrange equal prizes for male and female athletes, you could be forgiven for thinking that domestic races for amateur riders wouldn’t stand a chance of managing it. However, time and time again they…

News Round-Up 06-13.10.14

Jessie Walker wins Monsal Hill Climb — Pearl Izumi-Sports Tours confirms line-up — Elke Gebhardt retires — Domestic Results — Team and Transfer News — Shorts and Interesting Links — Photo of the Week — More to come   Jessie Walker wins Monsal Hill Climb Jessie Walker can sprint with the best of them and…

Women’s Cycling News round-up 23-30.06.2014

Pooley wins National TT Champs — Victory for Walker at Barnsley — Curlew Cup — Critérium du Université deux — Noordwijk Classic — Giro del Trentino —  Fifth National 24hrs TT title for Biddulph — Upcoming British & UCI Races — Interesting Links Emma Pooley wins National TT Championships Quite a few people have been saying…

Curlew Cup report

Written by regular Neutral Service contributor Dave White. Don’t miss Sinéad Burke’s report, too! The day dawned not only dry, but actually warm and sunny in Northumberland – not an everyday occurrence in these parts, especially when there is a bike race! Add in only a slight bit of breeze and the stage was set for a…

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…