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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UK’s first ever Junior women’s race… …which makes it arguably the most important event on the British cycling calendar this year. NS hands you over to women’s cycling stalwart (and father of Isla, who recently joined the Matrix p/b Corley Cycles team), Steve Rush: “If you’d like to know why this is so vitally important,…

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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…

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Lizzie fourth at La Course National Road Race Champion Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) took an impressive fourth place at the Tour de France’s La Course women’s race, finishing near the front of a group of ten riders which was just one second behind as winner Anna Van Der Breggen (Rabo-Liv) crossed the finish line after surviving…

Links and Blogs

All the best stuff that’s been written about women’s cycling (and related subjects) this week Got something that should be listed here? Let us know Essential Reading Helen Wyman: Big Step Towards Equality “Fighting for equality brings out a lot of emotions in the observers of the sport. Some support, some disagree and some like to…

News, Blogs & Links 22-29.06.15

Massey wins Curlew Cup Ikon-Mazda’s Laura Massey picked up her most impressive victory so far in what has already been a successful season for the Cambridge rider when she won the Curlew Cup – a race which is widely considered the toughest of the British Cycling Women’s Road Series. Massey, who rides for the IKON-Mazda team, won…

Shorts, Links and Blogs

Rather than the weekly news reports we’ve had up until now (tl;dr!), Neutral Service is going to feature more standalone articles in future. This is the place for items too short to merit a page to themselves and links to other websites. eliteVelo-Kalas Women’s Team Series report — Another chance to train with the WERL…

Guest Blog: Alice Miller – Cyclefit

Alice Miller, who is racing this season with the new eliteVelo-Kalas squad, used to work for the respected Cyclefit bike-fitting company. Since she has insider knowledge of how their processes and methods work, Neutral Service asked her to write a report on her recent visit to them and explain why all riders should consider a…

Ten Minutes With… EliteVelo-Kalas

Roy and Karen Wyle Smith run EliteVelo-Kalas Sportswear, a new women’s team formed from BikePure-Lemond-Aspire-Velotech which closed down at the end of 2014. With an excellent website, the team has a slick and professional image; an impressive roster of riders ought to give them some good results to match. Roy and Karen took the time to…

UK Domestic Transfer News (Version 3!)

The majority of British women’s teams have revealed their 2015 rosters now – one or two are still keeping quiet and others still have a few places to be filled, but we have a good impression of how the peloton will look this season. Some teams remain much the same as in 2014, some are…