Duff Morgan-Iceni Velo RR Gallery

Full result 1 Sophie Wright (Strada Sport; Cat. 2) 30pts 2 Jennifer Allum (PMR@Toachim House; Cat. 2) 25pts 3 Liz Hughes (CC London; Cat. 2) 21pts 4 Lesley Courtney (Kinetic-Welwyn; Cat. 3) 17pts 5 Elspeth Grace (Kinetic Cycles-Welwyn; Cat. 3) 14pts 6 Lauren Kirchel (Chelmer CC; Cat. 3) 12pts 7 Sophia Chastell (Kinetic Cycles-Welwyn; Cat….

National Trophy ends in Milton Keynes

Temperatures hovering around zero and a couple of inches of snow didn’t prevent a good turn-out for the final round of the 2015/16 National Trophy at the Milton Keynes Bowl on Sunday, with several of the top names in British cyclocross gathering to race¬†in the mud. U14 Recently-crowned National Champion Ava Oxley-Szilagyi (PH Mas-VCUK) had…

Results and Comment

Cyclocross 10.01.16 Never Mind The PolloCX Now here’s an interesting event – not only was the women’s race guaranteed to be women only (“no junior or V50 men,” no matter how many women signed up), the entry fee included a 90-minute women-only coaching session courtesy of the Glasgow Riderz club. That certainly earns NS’s seal…

National Cyclocross Championships – Junior, U23, Elites

Nikki Harris, Evie Richards and Sophie Wright – National Champions! On Saturday, when the Under 14s, Under 16s and Veterans at the National Championships put on a show of such fine cyclocross skill and excitement, NS wondered aloud on Facebook if the Juniors, Under 23s and Elite races could possibly be as good. They were,…

Race results and comment 07-14.12

Further results to come… Cyclocross 13.12 National Trophy #5 – Bradford Seniors/Juniors A far muddier circuit than Round 4 made for tricky conditions, but with far less wind than Ipswich (where gusts hit 50mph) it was all about outright speed rather than tactics. The race got off to a very fast start with Pearl Izumi’s…

Race results and comment 29.11-06.12

The eagle-eyed among you will note that these results are from the last two-and-a-bit weeks, rather than the last week as is Neutral Service’s aim – been a bit busy this week! Ride of the Week – Sophie Wright, National Trophy, 29.11 The Ipswich round was 16-year-old Sophie’s very first appearance in the National Trophy…

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…