ICYMI – Women’s Cycling News

Neutral Service’s monthly (or thereabouts) women’s cycling news round-up To stay up to date with all the latest news, follow NS on Facebook and search #womenscycling on Twitter New sponsor, rider and kit for Matrix One of Britain’s longest-lived women’s cycling teams, Matrix Procycling, has announced it’s entered into a partnership with Lazer Sport, the well-known…

Botteley and Les Filles win at Coalville Wheelers WTS

Under gloomy grey skies that briefly threatened to make the race a wet one, some 30 or so riders took to the start line of the Coalville Wheelers Cycle Club road race, the final Women’s Team Series Race of 2016 and at 101km the longest of the year, writes Simon F. Blackwell. The race looked…

Results & 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. Organisers…

News

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…

Race results and comment 29.11-06.12

The eagle-eyed among you will note that these results are from the last two-and-a-bit weeks, rather than the last week as is Neutral Service’s aim – been a bit busy this week! Ride of the Week – Sophie Wright, National Trophy, 29.11 The Ipswich round was 16-year-old Sophie’s very first appearance in the National Trophy…

UK Domestic Transfer News 2015/16 – Version 2!

  We’re well into Transfer Season now with numerous teams having already announced their full 2016 line-ups, while several others have almost filled all their places. To the best of our knowledge, this is the most complete list of transfers, new teams and team closures in British women’s cycling anywhere on the internet – keep…

UK Domestic Transfer News 2015/16

With news arriving so fast during Transfer Season, this article is too far down our list and as a result became too hard to find without a direct link – so from today, it’ll no longer be updated. For the latest, click on the link below… Latest Transfer News   Believe it or not, it’s…

News

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…

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…

Guest blog: Nicole Oh – “A win’s a win!”

Les Filles is one of the best-known teams on the British circuit. Their emphasis on having fun in addition to challenging for race wins, as well as their friendliness, has also made them one of the most popular. Like all the Les Filles riders, Nicole Oh is always happy to chat with cycling fans online…