CiCLE Classic – in pictures

More photos below the results! Results 1 Neah Evans (Storey Racing; Elite) 60pts 2 Sophie Wright (Torelli-Brother; Cat. 2) 52pts 3 Nikki Juniper (NJC-Biemme-Echelon; Elite) 45pts 4 Ejay Harris (Storey Racing; Cat. 1) 40pts 5 Lucy Shaw (Trek-Drops; Cat. 2) 35pts 6 Rebecca Durrell (Storey Racing; Elite) 31pts 7 Alice Sharpe (Torelli-Brother; Cat. 1) 27pts…

Banbury Star CC Road Race – in pictures

Even more photos below the results! Results 1 Mary Wilkinson (Jadan Weldtite-Vive le Velo; Cat. 3) 30pts 2 Georgina Panchaud (Bianchi Dama; Cat. 1) 25pts 3 Ruth Summerford (Fusion RT-Veloperformance; Cat. 2) 21pts 4 Rebecca Johnson (Fusion RT-Veloperformance; Cat. 2) 17pts 5 Jessica Finney (OnForm; Cat. 2) 14pts 6 Jennifer Hudson (Fusion RT-Veloperformance; Cat. 2)…

CiCLE Classic Preview

This Sunday will see the third edition of the CiCLE Classic Women’s Road Race and the second since its elevation to an HSBC UK Women’s National Road Series race. The race is based on the highly successful UCI 1.2 men’s race and includes all the key challenges of the off-road sectors, but excludes the two…

Dave Peck Memorial 2018

On Sunday the 15th of April a high-calibre field gathered at Virginia Water in Surrey to honour the memory of the late Dave Peck – and also seized the opportunity to take the first points of this year’s Womens Team Series in a race where the main tactics employed were ‘Attack! Attack! Attack!’ After rolling…

Lovelo-Cinelli Road Race 2018

Damp conditions didn’t put the dampener on anyone’s spirit at the Lovelo-Cinelli Road Race on the 8th of April: following the cancellation of several early-season events due to the snow in March, the smiles on the start line proved that many riders were just happy to race, even in the rain – and even when…

ICYMI – Women’s Cycling News

Neutral Service’s monthly (well, or thereabouts) round-up of what’s happening in UK Women’s Cycling. This month: New teams, new signings, new sponsors; Dave Rayner Fund backs more women than ever before; Team Series dates; ‘Cross Nationals and new projects for Wyman and Brammeier; ‘Cross Nationals to head south in 2019; Wyman Review and Wyman 100;…

Ten Minutes With… Jenny Rutter

30-year-old Jenny Rutter (née Powell) was born and still lives in Cheltenham. Following two very successful years with a string of good results first for EliteVelo-Kalas in 2016 and then with Nikki Juniper in 2017, Jenny is moving to Nikki’s new team NJC-Biemme-Echelon. In addition to scoring numerous wins for herself, she’s known to be…

Ten Minutes With… Laura Owler

23-year-old Laura Owler is from St Albans in Hertfordshire, but now lives in Nottingham where she’s studying medicine. She’s a member of Beeston CC and rides for the club’s women’s team, popularly know as the Queen Bees. She says the best rider ever is Mark Beaumont, the adventure cyclist who holds the current record for…

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…

TW1 – all-new women’s team, and the way forward

124-year-old Twickenham CC has just announced the launch of TW1, an all-new women’s “club team” which will compete in 2018’s Women’s Team Series, the National Road Series and other races in the UK, as well as at the Tour of Malta overseas. The team currently consists of Gabriella Nordin (previously Sunsport Velo and Starley Racing), Victoria…