Results & Comment

Neutral Service is always interested in road, crit, cyclocross and time trial race reports, from any women’s/girls’ race in the United Kingdom or abroad in the case of overseas events with significant British interest, whether written by riders, race organisers or fans. Fancy helping out? Find us for a chat on Twitter and Facebook. Organisers…

Rebecca Slack interviews Claire Rose

The 2016 time trial season might still be in its infancy, but a few women have kicked it off with some truly outstanding rides. One rider who has improved noticeably over the Winter months is Claire Rose, riding for Podium Ambition Pro Cycling. Claire has been the runaway winner of the first three rounds of…

News

Lizzie fourth at La Course National Road Race Champion Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) took an impressive fourth place at the Tour de France’s La Course women’s race, finishing near the front of a group of ten riders which was just one second behind as winner Anna Van Der Breggen (Rabo-Liv) crossed the finish line after surviving…

Shorts, Blogs and Links

Medway Velo 10-Mile with equal prizes When major events featuring professionals riding at the very top of the sport argue they can’t arrange equal prizes for male and female athletes, you could be forgiven for thinking that domestic races for amateur riders wouldn’t stand a chance of managing it. However, time and time again they…

Women’s Eastern Racing League Launches

2015 is set to be an exciting year for women’s cycle racing in the East of England as the Women’s Eastern Racing League (WERL) is introducing two women’s leagues for 2015. With hundreds of pounds worth of coaching, lab testing, sports equipment, clothing and a £3,000 time trial bike up for grabs, the league will…

Guest Blog: Francesca Rust – My First Time Trial

You might not have heard of Francesca Rust yet, because as she explains below she’s only been cycling since last year – but VO2 Bikes, a new women’s team, has already signed her up to race with them in 2015. That’s a meteoric rise by anyone’s standards, so expect to hear much more about her…

Women’s Cycling News Round-Up 01-08.09.2014

No Brits for Elite Women’s Worlds TT — Laura Trott to Matrix-Vulpine — Newport Nocturne — VeloPark Women’s League Update — US Worlds team — Kirsten Wild to Hitec Products and more transfer news — Tweet of the Week No Brits for Elite Women’s Worlds TT In a move that has drawn criticism from fans,…

Women’s Cycling News Round-up 30.06-07.07.2014

Nationals: Trott and Pooley take titles — National Champions around the world —  Armitstead wins in Otley — Wiggle-Honda signs Bertine — Tickhill GP needs entries — Upcoming British & UCI Races — Interesting Links — more to come   Laura Trott takes National title The support and commitment invested in her by Boels-Dolmans has seen Lizzie…

Women’s Cycling News round-up 23-30.06.2014

Pooley wins National TT Champs — Victory for Walker at Barnsley — Curlew Cup — Critérium du Université deux — Noordwijk Classic — Giro del Trentino —  Fifth National 24hrs TT title for Biddulph — Upcoming British & UCI Races — Interesting Links Emma Pooley wins National TT Championships Quite a few people have been saying…