Julie Erskine joins Team OnForm

Hot on the heels of their announcement that Clover Murray had joined OnForm, the Essex-based team has also taken on Scottish rider Julie Erskine, Hailing from the city of Aberdeen, Julie’s cycling career began in 2011 when she achieved good results in a number of time trials and the following year she began riding track…

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…

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Introducing Team Ford Ecoboost! These days new teams start up every year, some of which immediately have that aura which says they’ll be successful (WNT, for example), others less so. When a new team is run by no less a figure than two-time National Road Series Champion and current National Circuit Race Champ Nikki Juniper,…

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Tour de l’Ardeche The two British teams Corley Cycles-Drops and The Racing Chance Foundation, along with Jessie Walker and Lucy Coldwell who ride for foreign teams, have been performing exceptionally well at the very tough Tour de l’Ardeche where they’ve climbed mountains higher than anything in Britain (totaling just short of 10,000m), completed stage routes…

Julie Erskine on the Tour of Norway

Sitting in Oslo airport waiting for my flight home it’s a good time to reflect on the past few days racing the Ladies Tour of Norway. What an ace experience, I’ve learnt so much and definitely gained confidence racing at this level with some of the best riders in the world! First things first I…

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Super Simmonds is Best Brit in Norway Remember when everyone was making a fuss about how there were ten British riders starting the Tour de France back in July? Well, the same number started the Women’s Tour of Norway last week – accompanied by one Irish rider and a French rider with a British team. For…

Brits at the Tour of Norway

Results and latest news below When they saw the parcours of the 2014 Women’s Tour of Norway, several fans thought it was a pity that the race didn’t spend a bit more time showing off the countryside of the nation frequently called the most beautiful on Earth. While Norway is indeed very, very beautiful and so…

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…

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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…