Duncan Murray Wines Road Race – Women’s Team Series

Following recent scorching temperatures, slightly cooler conditions were welcomed by the riders taking part in the Duncan Murray Wines round of the Women’s Team Series. That, combined with a rolling circuit, made early breakaways a likely prospect and the peloton made sure the pace was cranked up high right from the off to prevent anyone…

Junior National Championships

Following the Junior Men’s Championship in the morning, the top Junior Women gathered at Witham on the Hill in Lincolnshire for their second ever National Championships excellent organised by Mark Botteley and Bourne Wheelers following the success of their Junior Road Races in 2017. It had been hot all morning; as temperatures continued to climb…

Will Houghton Oakley RR

Result 1 Abigail Dentus (Ellmore Digital Composite) 2 Charmaine Porter (On Form) 3 Claire Steels (Fusion RT-Veloperformance) 4 Jessica Finney (On Form) 5 Anneleen Bosma (Rapha CC) 6 Elena Spanou (On Form) 7 Georgina Panchard (Bianchi Dama) 8 Gemma Melton (Fusion RT-Veloperformance) 9 Hannah Larbalestier (Boompods-EDCO-NRG) 10 Alicia Speake (On Form) 11 Emma Wood (Ellmore…

VC Norwich Road Race

With the always-popular (and deceptively testing) Great Cressingham course which has hosted this race for the last four years made unavailable by road works, VC Norwich had to make a last minute decision to switch their annual women’s road race over to the much shorter and flatter Croxton course in the depths of Thetford Forest:…

CiCLE Classic – in pictures

More photos below the results! Results 1 Neah Evans (Storey Racing; Elite) 60pts 2 Sophie Wright (Torelli-Brother; Cat. 2) 52pts 3 Nikki Juniper (NJC-Biemme-Echelon; Elite) 45pts 4 Ejay Harris (Storey Racing; Cat. 1) 40pts 5 Lucy Shaw (Trek-Drops; Cat. 2) 35pts 6 Rebecca Durrell (Storey Racing; Elite) 31pts 7 Alice Sharpe (Torelli-Brother; Cat. 1) 27pts…

Banbury Star CC Road Race – in pictures

Even more photos below the results! Results 1 Mary Wilkinson (Jadan Weldtite-Vive le Velo; Cat. 3) 30pts 2 Georgina Panchaud (Bianchi Dama; Cat. 1) 25pts 3 Ruth Summerford (Fusion RT-Veloperformance; Cat. 2) 21pts 4 Rebecca Johnson (Fusion RT-Veloperformance; Cat. 2) 17pts 5 Jessica Finney (OnForm; Cat. 2) 14pts 6 Jennifer Hudson (Fusion RT-Veloperformance; Cat. 2)…

CiCLE Classic Preview

This Sunday will see the third edition of the CiCLE Classic Women’s Road Race and the second since its elevation to an HSBC UK Women’s National Road Series race. The race is based on the highly successful UCI 1.2 men’s race and includes all the key challenges of the off-road sectors, but excludes the two…

Dave Peck Memorial 2018

On Sunday the 15th of April a high-calibre field gathered at Virginia Water in Surrey to honour the memory of the late Dave Peck – and also seized the opportunity to take the first points of this year’s Womens Team Series in a race where the main tactics employed were ‘Attack! Attack! Attack!’ After rolling…

Lovelo-Cinelli Road Race 2018

Damp conditions didn’t put the dampener on anyone’s spirit at the Lovelo-Cinelli Road Race on the 8th of April: following the cancellation of several early-season events due to the snow in March, the smiles on the start line proved that many riders were just happy to race, even in the rain – and even when…

ICYMI – Women’s Cycling News

Neutral Service’s monthly (well, or thereabouts) round-up of what’s happening in UK Women’s Cycling. This month: New teams, new signings, new sponsors; Dave Rayner Fund backs more women than ever before; Team Series dates; ‘Cross Nationals and new projects for Wyman and Brammeier; ‘Cross Nationals to head south in 2019; Wyman Review and Wyman 100;…