Tagged: Circuit Races

Leamington Spa Victoria Park Criteriums #1 – 29th March 2014

Leamington Spa Victoria Park Criteriums #1 – 29th March 2014

It’s been a couple of months since I last raced, a combination of disappointment and destroying my bike at the last two race attempts affecting the confidence somewhat. Everyone’s reaction to being told I was racing at the Leamington Victoria Park crits was ‘there’s always a crash there’ and a more inspiring ‘you’ll do alright there’. The Criterium (or Crit) is held in a park...

Race 2 – Woolly Mamil Winter Series 2 on the Stourport Circuit – 25th January

Race 2 – Woolly Mamil Winter Series 2 on the Stourport Circuit – 25th January

After last week’s close encounter, I decided to have another stab at this series in my effort to get some early season points taken care of. Some poor timekeeping meant that we (Sangita and mum, soigneur and chauffeur) arrived just about in the nick of time, with an all out team effort to get my bike re-assembled, signed-on and dressed correctly in time for the...

Race 1 – The Woolly Mamil Winter Series – Stourport Circuit

Race 1 – The Woolly Mamil Winter Series – Stourport Circuit

I’ve ridden a lot this winter so wanted to get the hump of the first race out of the way as soon as I could. The Woolly Mamil winter seriest at Stourport seemed a good start. There were many firsts, I’d never been on a proper cycling circuit before, first British Cycling race for proper points, first time representing a club, first potential sprint finish...