Essex RC Women’s Road Race

1 Amy Brice (Velosport) 2 Mandy Bunn (West Suffolk Wheelers & Tri Club; Cat. 4) 3 Gaia Casciello (Welwyn Wheelers; Cat. 2) 4 Nicolette Chandler 5 Charlotte Colclough (Jadan; Cat. 2) 6 Jennifer Crouch (Velosport; Cat. 2) 7 Melissa Dowell (Braintree Velo; Cat. 4) 8 Hayley Edwards (Velosport; Cat. 3) 9 Anna Figliola (Icknield Road…

Upcoming Races

It’s the last weekend of the Easter holidays and the kids have scoffed all their chocolate and are getting bored – need a cheap day out to keep them from driving you mad before you can offload the little darlings on their teachers? Well, kids love riding bikes and they love watching adults race bikes,…

News Round-Up 05-12.01.2015

First teams confirmed for Women’s Tour — Doncaster Crit course changes — Velopark introduces women-only track tasters — Last Week’s Results, inc. Sinéad Burke’s Ripley Castle CX report — Team and Transfer News — Blogs — Photo of the Week — More to come First teams confirmed for Women’s Tour The first two teams to be confirmed…

Stafford GP

01-02.08.2013 Official Site Stafford, England Criterium: 45 minutes + 3 laps. Kermesse  Women’s National Series 52°48’21.89″N  2° 7’0.83″W Entries open at the end of February The Stafford GP is a two-stage event consisting of a criterium and a longer kermesse. This is the third edition of the modern race, which was first held in 2010, but the…

Essex Giro 2014

12-13.07.2014 British Cycling Redbridge Cycling Centre, Greater London/Saffron Walden, Essex, UK Start 52° 0’56.71″N 0°15’8.70″E Cats. E1/2/3 176km (6km TT, 50km criterium, 120km RR)Ah, Essex – all grey concrete, car parks, shopping centres and scary shaven-headed yobs, innit bruv? Or so you may think if you’ve never been there and believe the rumours, which are entirely false –…

Otley GP

02.07.2014 British Cycling Otley, W. Yorks, UK Start: 53°54’14.71″N 1°41’35.43″W Cats. E/1/2/3/4 Enter 45 minutes Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) looked like she had the National Championship tucked safely into her jersey pocket in Monmouthshire last weekend, but clever tactics by the Wiggle-Honda team saw Laura Trott snatch the victory only a few metres from the line – so when…

65 Roses Barnsley Criterium

Official Site 24.06.2014 Barnsley, S.Yorks, UK Start: 53°33’14.78″N 1°28’54.71″W Cats. E/1/2/3/4 45 minutes New entries still needed! Make this race the success it deserves to be! This is a race that deserves support for three reasons. Firstly, the organisers have tried hard to make the prizes on offer in the women’s race equal to those…

Surf ‘n’ Turf 2-Day Preview

British Women’s Road Race Series Round 4 14-15.06.14, Lancashire Official Website The British domestic calendar is in much better shape in 2014 than it has been for years, and all riders and fans are glad of it. However, while everyone loves a good criterium, a common complaint is that there’s simply too many of them….

Jupiter London Nocturne

Saturday brings us the London Nocturne, a race that bills itself as “Britain’s best night-time criterium” and which, since the first edition in 2007, has grown every year to become one of the most popular events on the domestic calendar. “I love the Nocturne events, the crowds and the atmosphere are unbeatable!” – five-time winner Hannah Barnes…