Berkhamsted CC Women’s RR

70km Mentmore, Buckinghamshire 28.07.19 With a couple of big national-level races for masters and juniors taking place on the same day, the organisers of the Berkhampsted CC Women’s Road Race must have been as concerned as we were on the way to the event that they might not get a full field. However, after the…

Maryka Sennema wins 2014 National Hill Climb Champs

Once, when those who competed in them were concerned that greater public awareness of bicycle racing might lead to a total ban on bikes on British roads, time trials operated under great secrecy. Rules stipulated that the riders had to be dressed head-to-toe in plain black, and the races would be held at the crack of…

Essex Giro Report

With its numerous short but sometimes rather steep hills and gravel-strewn rural roads, the road race parcours at this year’s Essex Giro was always going to be one that required riders to race with their heads as well as their legs, and with its (unusual for a domestic race) length of 120km, it was a test…