2016/17 Teams and Transfers

Yes, it’s that time of year again when new teams appear, old teams disappear, riders are strongly rumoured to be joining one team then join another (or remain with their old team) and I get a headache from trying to keep up with it all. NS is expecting more news from more teams very soon,…

Lovelo-Cinelli RR

Back in December, Neutral Service received a Facebook message about a new women’s race due to take place in the British Cycling Central Region the following April. “Apparently you’re pretty pro women’s cycling, particularly racing,” it said; and yes – NS has been known to advocate the sport. “We are putting on a 2/3/4 women’s race, but I’m nervous…

Sian Botteley’s Dave Peck Memorial Report

Sian Botteley rides for the well-known and popular Starley Racing team and has been taking excellent results for a few years now, including victory at 2015’s Ipswich Spring Scramble. On Sunday the 3rd of April, she won Twickenham CC’s Dave Peck Memorial, a round of the Women’s Team Series, on its new and much tougher…

News

Teams and Transfers Aprire-HSS, which launched at the end of 2014, began announcing names featuring on its 2015 roster over Christmas. Emily McLoughlin(from PMR@Toachim House) was first, followed by news that 2015 rider Lucy Harper would remain onboard. Mel Brand (previously Ikon-Mazda) was named next, then Louise Laker (also previously PMR) on Monday, Lucy Chittenden (from…

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…

News Round-Up 15-22.12.2014

New Norfolk summer CX series — New women’s race series for South England — Tribute to Billie — Last week’s results — Transfers and Team News — Interesting Links — Photos of the Week — more to come… Norfolkcross – summer CX series in the pipeline East Anglia looks set to gain a new summer cyclocross…

News Round-Up 29.09-06.10.2014

ASO seeks funds for 7-day Women’s TdF — Hayward and Curtis move to Pearl Izumi? — Armitstead 7th at Worlds — Epic victory for Epic-Scott’s Weaver at Great Orme RR — Domestic Results — Transfers and Team News: Three Belgian squads after UCI licences, Longo Borghini to Wiggle, Corrine Hall leaves Matrix-Vulpine, Domestic and UCI — Shorts…