Tagged: West Midlands

All my posts that mention the West Midlands in some way.

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Velo Birmingham and Midlands 2019 Sportive Review

After the fun of the 2017 edition of the Velo Birmingham, the event made its belated return in 2019. A completely different route saw the riders head east into North Warwickshire instead of west into Worcestershire. This made a difference to the parcours with a flatter profile and smaller rolling hills. It also meant paying a visit to lovely Coventry city centre. Thankfully after attempts...

West Midlands Reliability Rides 2019

I’ve compiled a list of local club 2019 reliability rides for the West Midlands area. Dates and routes are to the best of my knowledge and research but I accept no liability (and so on and so on) for you turning up and it’s not on! What’s a Reliability Ride? The┬áreliability ride is pretty much the older, more traditional brother of the modern day sportive...

Newport Nocturne 2018 Photos

The Newport Nocturne was an biennial race, first taking place in 1970 before stopping in the early 1990s. It returned in 2001 before once again stopping in 2014. 2018 saw its glorious return. A women’s race started off the evening, Biemme-Juniper-Echelon’s Nikki Juniper won that race, with teammates Jo Tindley and Gabriella Shaw making up the rest of the podium. A men’s race followed the...

Midlands Reliability Rides 2018

There is a 2019 version of this list here. I’ve compiled a list of local club’s 2018 reliability rides for the Midlands area. This includes the West Midlands and the East Midlands. Dates and routes are to the best of my knowledge and research but I accept no liability (and so on and so on) for you turning up and it’s not on! What’s a...

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The Cycle Show and Pirelli Supercrit 2017

One of the offers that the recent Velo Birmingham gave away was the chance to visit The Cycle Show on the cheap. I decided to take them up on this, especially as they were hosting the Pirelli Supercrit on the same day. The Cycle Show Starting the day off, we had a look round the masses of stalls that made up The Cycle Show. Being...