Ten Minutes With… Seonaid Thompson

32-year-old Seonaid Thompson is from Macclesfield but now lives in Leeds and rides for the Sunsport Velo team. Her first victory came as a 4th Cat. in July 2013 when she rode for Albarosa CC at the York Sport Crits #4, beating 1st Cat. Iona Sewell, and she squeezed in five more podum finishes before the…

Another British squad at Tour de Yorkshire

Following the decision of UCI professional team Cervelo Bigla not to compete in the upcoming Tour de Yorkshire, race organisers have invited British squad Sunsport Velo to take their place. “We wish to express our gratitude to the organisers for giving us this wonderful opportunity,” says team owner Neil Lee, “and can assure everyone that we…

Connie Hayes’ March

NS makes no excuses for how much coverage Connie Hayes gets on this website: she’s one of those riders who very clearly loves her bike, loves riding it and – most of all – loves riding it fast in a race. You can follow her progress, and read the blogs she and her team mates…

Lovelo Cinelli RR

Got photos of the race you’d like to share with the world? Get in touch! Last year’s Lovelo Cinelli Road Race was the first event the club had ever organised, but turned out to be enormously successful with numerous riders taking the time to thank the people involved afterwards. This year’s was, therefore, as good…

Cycle Engage UK lanch Team RGB Building Supplies

Team RGB Building Supplies, Cycle Engage UK’s racing squad, launched last week. Following the NS tradition of featuring interviews with rider’s pets, the legend that is Badger sent us some info… ———————————————————– An exclusive interview with Badger Goldensnout, Assistant DS and Service Course Manager of elite women’s cycling team Team RGB Building Supplies. Cycle Engage…

Dave Peck Memorial

Sunday the 2nd of April saw round two of the Women’s Teams Series with the riders heading to Virginia Water for the Dave Peck Memorial Ladies’ Race organised by Twickenham C.C. The race was held over 10 laps of the combined Valley End and Staple Hill course for a total race distance of 85k (54m)….

Julie Erskine joins Team OnForm

Hot on the heels of their announcement that Clover Murray had joined OnForm, the Essex-based team has also taken on Scottish rider Julie Erskine, Hailing from the city of Aberdeen, Julie’s cycling career began in 2011 when she achieved good results in a number of time trials and the following year she began riding track…

Ten Minutes With… Sophie Holmes

Norfolk-based track and road rider Sophie Holmes may only be 16, but having been racing since 2011 she has more experience than many older riders – and her career got off to a promising start when she won her first big race, the U12s at the Ixworth Crits back in 2011. The following year she…

2017 Hour attempt will use new technology

This article was, of course, Neutral Service’s 2017 April Fool’s Day effort… not the most subtle, perhaps! Did you spot the anagrams? More on them at the bottom of the page. Following a spate of Hour Record attempts over the last three years, some of them successful and some not, a new international team with big…