3 Days of Bedford – Stage 3

Sunday morning’s team time trial should have been relatively straightforward: cyclists ride as a group and time keepers record the time they start and finish then, by using some simple mathematics, produce the time taken to cover the course… First team up were Team RGB Building Services, starting at an immediate disadvantage as they were only…

3 Days of Bedford – Day 1

Stage 1: Prologue Time Trial Saturday morning saw the first stage of the twenty-fifth 3 Days of Bedford, a short and sharp 2.73 km time trial starting in Great Barford. As the first of the eighty six riders rode the 5 km plus to the start line from the race HQ the early blues sky…

Dave Peck Memorial

Sunday the 2nd of April saw round two of the Women’s Teams Series with the riders heading to Virginia Water for the Dave Peck Memorial Ladies’ Race organised by Twickenham C.C. The race was held over 10 laps of the combined Valley End and Staple Hill course for a total race distance of 85k (54m)….

Women’s Team Series 2017 – Round 1 (Redbridge)

There are many ways to know Spring has arrived, and three of the best-known ways are ages old: countryfolk have for centuries watched for the appearance of bluebells, townfolk since ancient times have known as soon as more than 50% of all space in the supermarkets is full of Easter eggs and, since time (almost) immemorial, women’s…

Botteley and Les Filles win at Coalville Wheelers WTS

Under gloomy grey skies that briefly threatened to make the race a wet one, some 30 or so riders took to the start line of the Coalville Wheelers Cycle Club road race, the final Women’s Team Series Race of 2016 and at 101km the longest of the year, writes Simon F. Blackwell. The race looked…

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…

Dave Peck Memorial report – by Cliff Hughes

Cliff Hughes is the father of Anna Marie Hughes, a rider with the Bonito Squadra Corse women’s team.   Sunday 29th March 2015 and it was already the second Women’s Team Series (WTS) race of the season, the Dave Peck Memorial Ladies Road Race at Virginia Water in Surrey. It seemed a long time since…