Neutral Service exclusive! Nikki Juniper’s new team NJC-Biemme-Echelon

Nikki Juniper doesn’t really need an introduction: she’s one of the best-known and most highly respected riders on the UK women’s cycling scene and has been for a few years now. Following a successful career in long distance running and triathlon (which took her as far as the World Championships, she decided to concentrate on…

Ten Minutes With… Nikki Juniper

If there’s one rider racing in the UK today who really doesn’t need an intoduction, it’s Nikki Juniper. She’s won the National Women’s Road Series three times in a row, been National Circuit Race Champion and National Masters Champion for her age group and has won most of the biggest races in the country including…

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…

Results & Comment

22.06.2016 Ilkley Town Centre Crit 1. Rebecca Womersley (Drops; Cat. 2) 15pts 2. Henrietta Colborne (Ford Ecoboost; Cat. 1) 12pts 3. Annabel Simpson (Drops; Cat. 2) 10pts 4. Hannah Larbalestier (University of Bath CC; Cat. 2) 8pts 5. Madeleine Scott (SunSport Velo; Cat. 2) 6pts 6. Sophie Thackray (SunSport Velo; Cat. 3) 5pts 7. Stephanie…

Essex Giro

Neutral Service is firmly convinced that the Essex Giro is a race that deserves far more attention than it gets. Each year, if offers a great variety of racing suiting several different types of riders, keeping things interesting and making it very difficult to predict a winner. What’s more, it takes place near to several…

Results and Comment

29.05.2016 North Bucks Festival Women’s GP A thirteen-strong break made up of victory contenders from all the teams looked set to dominate the race from the first lap, but lost much of its impetus during an accident that could easily have been much, much worse: a group of horseriders, likely in reponse to one of…

ICYMI – women’s cycling news

2016 National Women’s Masters Championships Lovelo-Cinelli, whose women’s road race last month turned out to be a massive success, have gained permission from British Cycling to organise this year’s National Women’s Masters Championships to take place on the 7th of August. “I’m trying to get it to the standard of our last race at least…

News

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,…

This Week’s Races 18-24.06.15

18.06.15 South-East Aviva Women’s Tour Stage 2 UCI 2:1 Braintree – Clacton It’s not the longest and it’s not the toughest, but let’s not beat around the bush here: the Women’s Tour is the biggest and best event in women’s cycling, a Grand Tour in all but name (and length). All the info you need is…

Banbury Star RR in pictures

The 72km Banbury Star took place in the rolling countryside of Oxfordshire on the 24th of May and, as part of the 2015 Women’s Team Series, attracted many of the top cyclists in Britain. However, the parcours includes the notorious Knowle climb, also known as Edge Hill and tough enough to be featured in Another 100 Greatest…