Ride London Grand Prix

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Last Saturday Sophie Capewell carried her excellent form at the National track championships the previous week straight into the prestigious Ride London Grand Prix where she sprinted to victory along the Mall.

Sophie was riding for the West Midland team in the inter regional event where less than an hour earlier the course had played host to the womens world class field which saw Georgia Bronzini outsprint world champion Marrianne Vos, Laura Trott and Lizzie Armitstead. The . . . → To Read More Click : Ride London Grand Prix

Ladies do Well at MTB XC (again)

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The BC National Cross Country MTB Series Round 5 took place at the Tackeroo Caravan site on Cannock Chase today. In the womens race there was some furious racing at the front but our interest was further down the field with the Veteran Women, represented by Alison Holmes (riding for Run and Ride) and Grand Vet Women represented by the current British Champion, Beth Clayton. Climbing up the hill to the start/finish area it was obvious that . . . → To Read More Click : Ladies do Well at MTB XC (again)

Winter Kit

We attempted to order winter kit before the winter last year to meet requests from members. It took much longer to arrive than expected, landing in the UK in April. Members who ordered kit, and still want it have collected their orders and the uncollected orders have gone back into stock and is now available to all members.

There will not be another order placed for the coming winter. If you want some winter kit see the . . . → To Read More Click : Winter Kit

British Junior Track Champs

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Updates daily – see below for later days Friday now at the foot below.

Monday.  Good day for Sophie Capewell!

New British U16 record for flying 200 in the qualifying for U16 sprints – 12.116. Then bronze medal in the Junior 500m time trial (riding up a category). In the knock out rounds of the sprint competition Sophie came through all rounds in straight rides to win another gold medal and jersey, retaining the title that she won . . . → To Read More Click : British Junior Track Champs

Foreign Tour to Holland

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With Holland offering three youth tour races offering a similar  format of prologue, criterium, time trial, road race and track event Lichfield riders had to make a choice resulting in the riders unfortunately being split this year.

Brothers Ben and Lewis Askey and Isabelle Clarke were Lichfield representatives at the European Junior six day cycling tour. Celebrating its 50th anniversary it was guaranteed to attract some of the best youth cyclists in the world. It did not . . . → To Read More Click : Foreign Tour to Holland