Results & Comment

22.06.2016 Ilkley Town Centre Crit 1. Rebecca Womersley (Drops; Cat. 2) 15pts 2. Henrietta Colborne (Ford Ecoboost; Cat. 1) 12pts 3. Annabel Simpson (Drops; Cat. 2) 10pts 4. Hannah Larbalestier (University of Bath CC; Cat. 2) 8pts 5. Madeleine Scott (SunSport Velo; Cat. 2) 6pts 6. Sophie Thackray (SunSport Velo; Cat. 3) 5pts 7. Stephanie…

Women’s Eastern Racing League: 2015 and the future

Neutral Service is a big supporter of the Women’s Eastern Racing League and a huge fan of Tanya Griffiths, who created the League in 2014 to form a focus for women’s cycle racing in the Eastern Region. The aim of the league is to encourage more people to organise races for women, to encourage more women and…

News

Help WERL out of a tight spot If you follow women’s cycling in the UK, you’ll probably have already heard of the Women’s Eastern Racing League – an organisation started by Tanya Griffiths which supports riders in a number of ways including race training days, season-long competitions, offering advice and more. Following the closure of…

Links and Blogs

All the best stuff that’s been written about women’s cycling (and related subjects) this week Got something that should be listed here? Let us know Essential Reading Helen Wyman: Big Step Towards Equality “Fighting for equality brings out a lot of emotions in the observers of the sport. Some support, some disagree and some like to…

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…

Entries for WERL training now open

The Women’s Eastern Racing League training day at Redbridge on the 15th of March proved to be such a success (despite the weather!) that the organisers immediately set about putting together a second session, due to take place at the same venue on the 10th of May. British Cycling Level 3 coach Huw Williams will…

WERL Training Session

The first ever Women’s Eastern Racing League race training session took place at the Redbridge Cycling Centre on the 15th of March and proved to be a hit, despite cold, wet and slippery conditions that prevented the participating riders from practicing cornering at speed as much as had been intended. All 30 places on the…

News 09-16.03.15

Giant Sheffield sponsors second Tickhill GP — St. Helens CRC Pimbo report — Wiggle-Honda wins at Omloop van het Hageland as Matrix Pro Cycling break into top 20 — Tour de Yorkshire adds women’s race – but only a one-day event — Donation put to good use as WERL adds Masters category — More women’s…

Women’s Lee Valley Track League – Round 1

Tanya Griffiths will already be a familiar name to anyone who follows women’s cycling in Britain – she’s a rider with the Starley-Primal team and has a number of impressive race wins on her palmares, including her spectacular victory at the Tickhill Velo GP this year. Here, she tells us about the first round of the…

News Round-Up 10-17.11.2014

Aprire announces new women’s team — First round of Lee Valley Women’s Track League — British riders enjoy successful weekend in Cyclocross: European Championships, Derby City and Superprestige Ruddervoorde — No Hatfield Puncheur or St. Ives Crits in 2015 – but East Anglia gains a new race — Tickhill Velo GP sticks with successful format —…