ICYMI

Shane Sutton resigns from British Cycling …after the National Federation announced a pending investigation into offensive comments and language used by the Technical Director. Multiple British and European Champion Jessica Varnish stated that Sutton had made several sexist comments to her when she was interviewed by the Daily Mail. Other female riders publicly supported Jess including Nicole Cooke, who…

Upcoming Races

Where the #WomensCycling is happening this week…   Road Race Track 08.08.15 Crits at the Park #7 E/1/2 – 1hr Cyclopark, The Tollgate, Wrotham Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 7NP More info Annual Gerry Thurlow Prize Cup Cats. 2/3/4 – 64km Witham St. Hugh’s Village Hall, Caraway Lane, Witham St. Hughs, Lincolnshire, LN6 9US More info…

This Week’s Races

Sat 23.05.15 Scotland Sharon Argue Memorial Trophy (Scottish National Women’s RR Series) E/1/2/3/4, 64km When one considers how many of the UK’s top female cyclists are from Scotland, it seems strange that there are relatively few races for them in their homeland (and when one considers how beautiful and perfect for cycling Scotland is, it’s…

Regional Championships

South-East Cambridge’s Laura Massey, who rides for the Ikon-Mazda team, won on the 80km parcours at Warninglid in West Sussex with Detta Guerini (London Dynamo) in second. However, as Laura and Detta are residents of the Eastern Region (which does not have a women’s championships), the title went to third-place Bella Leach of London Dynamo. The…

This Week’s Races

Learjet in for its MOT so you can’t nip down to Italy for the Giro this weekend? Never mind: there’s plenty of racing right here in the UK and, though none of our events have any climbs to rival the Campitello Matese that the Giro takes in on Saturday, they’ll all be just as much fun….

Ixworth Crits

Unusually for the early May bank holiday, the weather turned out to be very fine on the morning of this year’s Ixworth Crits, ensuring a large and happy crowd made up of residents of the Suffolk village and cycling fans from further afield – great news for women’s cycling because, due to high popularity with riders…

Upcoming Races

If you watched the Fleche Wallonne and enjoyed it, you might be thinking of seeing a few more women’s cycling races. Well, good news – the sport is alive and well here in Britain, so you don’t need to take your passport if you want to see some top-notch bike sport. There are some absolutely…

Upcoming Races

If you’ve been watching some of the women’s cycling videos on the UCI channel and fancy showing support for our own homegrown talent – which is a really, really good idea, incidentally, because the riders and race organisers really appreciate it and will give you a warm welcome – here’s a list of all the…

Welcome the Woodstock Classic

Just a few years ago, it was a tough job finding any women’s bike races in the UK at all. Ever since the women’s road race at the 2012 Olympics and after the unparalleled success of the Women’s Tour, that’s all changed. Women’s cycling has been growing fast and continues to do so, and while…