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UK’s first ever Junior women’s race… …which makes it arguably the most important event on the British cycling calendar this year. NS hands you over to women’s cycling stalwart (and father of Isla, who recently joined the Matrix p/b Corley Cycles team), Steve Rush: “If you’d like to know why this is so vitally important,…

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WERL Race Training Race training days are invaluable for people taking up competitive cycling for the first time – taking place on a dedicated, bikes-only track away from traffic there’s no better way to learn techniques, race etiquette and how to ride in a bunch – but they’re also very useful for more experienced riders at…

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…

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…

Shorts, Links and Blogs

Rather than the weekly news reports we’ve had up until now (tl;dr!), Neutral Service is going to feature more standalone articles in future. This is the place for items too short to merit a page to themselves and links to other websites. eliteVelo-Kalas Women’s Team Series report — Another chance to train with the WERL…

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 23.02-02.03.2015

Tickhill GP grows even bigger — South-East/East Anglia race training at Redbridge — Team Launches — Last Week’s Results — Blogs — Interesting Links — Photos of the Week Tickhill GP grows even bigger Rich Stoodley and his team made it clear from the moment they announced there was going to be a women’s race…

News 16-23.02.15

Nicole Oh enjoys her first race win! — Curborough Novice Women’s Road Coaching Session — Last Week’s Results — Rider Blogs — Interesting Links — Photo of the Week — More to come… Got a story for Neutral Service? Written a race report or taken a good photo? We’d like to hear about it! Facebook Twitter…

Let’s Talk Specifics (with Huw Williams)

For the casual fan, those who have a passing interest in cycling but don’t concern themselves with the finer points of the sport, it’s easy to imagine that the riders have an easy time of it during the off-season. However, with the first women’s races coming early in the year, training continues right through the…