Tagged: British Cycling

All my posts that mention or include aspecs of British Cycling in some way.

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...

Tour of Britain 2018 Photos

Today the 2018 Tour of Britain visited Warwickshire, briefly clipping the Cotswold hills too. I managed to catch the race on the steepest part of the Ilmington hill KoM – peaking out at 16% – before heading to Royal Leamington Spa to catch the finish. Below are a selection of the best photos from today’s stage.

Tour of Britain 2018 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

This year’s Tour of Britain takes place between 2nd-9th September 2018 and the big draw is that Britain’s two best stage racers will be taking part. Now in its 15th year in this guise, the race has risen from 2.1 level up to 2.HC level – as a result, it has drawn in a higher and higher quality of peloton. The list of winners is...