Tagged: British Cycling

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Tour of Britain 2019 Photos

I’ve spent the last two days watching the Tour of Britain as it passed through the West Midlands. Thursday’s Stage 6 was a shortish 14km time trial. Starting in Pershore it left the town, had a jolly around the countryside before returning back over the river bridge and heading to the finish line. The stage was won by Mitchelton-Scott’s Edoardo Affini, but the biggest change...

Women’s Prudential Ride London Classique 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

This Saturday sees the women’s peloton visit London for the Prudential Ride London Classique. Unlike the men who get to leave London and visit some of the Surrey Hills, the women are confined to Green Park and St James’s Park. The backdrop will be good, a finish line on the Mall and several passes of Buckingham Palace – the Queen can look out of one...

Lancaster Grand Prix Photos

The inaugural Lancaster Grand Prix took place today with riders starting and finishing in the host city. The course took them out into the Forest of Bowland area of natural beauty for 7 laps of a hilly circuit before heading back towards town. I rode the course on the way out and can attest to its hilliness, especially riding with a backpack containing all the...

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Women’s Tour of Britain 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The 2019 Ovo Energy Women’s Tour (of Britain) starts on 10th June in the Suffolk town of Beccles. It then traverses across the middle of the UK, working its way down to Essex, across to Oxfordshire, a tiny burst north to Warwickshire and then heads west, where it spends 2 days in Wales. The end of the race is in Pembrey Country Park, completing a...

Rutland-Melton CiCLE Classic 2019 Photos

Today was the 15th running of the Rutland-Melton Classic – a UCI International race (1.2) that includes numerous off-road sections as it traverses the Leicestershire and Rutland countryside. The bulk of the teams are British but each year a number of foreign teams are accepted onto the entry list – this year American Pro Continental level (the only one of that level this race) Rally...