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A round-up of the recent women’s cycling news Payton wins Round 3, National Trophy Hannah Payton (Kinesis UK) won Round 3 of the National Cyclocross Trophy at Houghton-le-Spring after a muddy and technical race in which she had to chase down Beth Crumpton (Boot Out Breast Cancer), finally taking the lead with a sprint to the…

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National Trophy ends in Milton Keynes Temperatures hovering around zero and a couple of inches of snow didn’t prevent a good turn-out for the final round of the 2015/16 National Trophy at the Milton Keynes Bowl last Sunday, with several of the top names in British cyclocross gathering to race in the mud. The crowds were respectable…

National Trophy ends in Milton Keynes

Temperatures hovering around zero and a couple of inches of snow didn’t prevent a good turn-out for the final round of the 2015/16 National Trophy at the Milton Keynes Bowl on Sunday, with several of the top names in British cyclocross gathering to race in the mud. U14 Recently-crowned National Champion Ava Oxley-Szilagyi (PH Mas-VCUK) had…

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Gabby Durrin retires… In a blog post on the website of Neon Velo, British cyclist Gabby Durrin has announced she is bringing her 13-year professional career to an end, saying that the effort of running the Neon Velo team – which she created with husband Jeremy Durrin – has left her feeling burnt out. She also talks…

Race results and comment 07-14.12

Further results to come… Cyclocross 13.12 National Trophy #5 – Bradford Seniors/Juniors A far muddier circuit than Round 4 made for tricky conditions, but with far less wind than Ipswich (where gusts hit 50mph) it was all about outright speed rather than tactics. The race got off to a very fast start with Pearl Izumi’s…

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…