Trio in Top Six at British Cycling Mountain Bike Cross Country Championships

  The venue for the London 2012 Olympic games, Hadleigh Farm in Essex became the stage for this years MTB Championships. As expected the course previously used by Olympians was not for the faint hearted and easily the most technical and challenging the youths had faced to date. Featuring a series of climbs, constructed tricky rocky descents and jumps the riders knew their bikes and bodies were going to take a hammering. The recce the day . . . → To Read More Click : Trio in Top Six at British Cycling Mountain Bike Cross Country Championships

National British Cycling Youth Circuit series – Hillingdon

Clear skies greeted the riders at the Hillingdon race circuit in West London for the fourth round of the National British Cycling Youth Circuit series.

 

Ben Askey in the under twelve event was the first of Lichfield City Cycling Club representatives on the 0.93 mile circuit. Several attacks were made through out the race but none of them managed to gain a clear break resulting in a bunch sprint for the finish line. Ben claimed fourteenth place . . . → To Read More Click : National British Cycling Youth Circuit series – Hillingdon

Alexander produces a Great performance at the North West Youth Tour!

Thanks to Michelle Askey for this article.

Some of the best young cycling talent in the United Kingdom took part in the three day North West Youth Tour.  Lichfield City Cycling club was well represented by Stephanie and Mathew Kingston, Taylor Carr, Ben and Lewis Askey and Emile Alexander.

Day one began with a technical uphill Time Trial through the picturesque Williamson Park in Lancaster.  Stephanie was the first Lichfield rider to take the solo ride in the . . . → To Read More Click : Alexander produces a Great performance at the North West Youth Tour!

Midlands Champs 2015 – XC MTB – Harlow Woods

 

This week Midlands XC not only held the Midlands Champs event they also held a Team Relay event, the rules were clear, teams to be made up of 4 riders, maximum of one Elite rider and minimum of one female rider.  Team Lichfield consisted of all Youth riders, Amy Selibas, Marcus Holmes, Harvey Rollason and Lewis Askey.  Each rider had one 6 minute lap to do.  All four riders excelled in this exciting, fast paced event . . . → To Read More Click : Midlands Champs 2015 – XC MTB – Harlow Woods

Round 2 National Series – Isle of Man Youth and Junior Tour

 Lichfield City Cycling Club trio George Woodhead and brothers Lewis and Ben Askey raced at the British Cycling National Circuit series, Isle of Man Youth and Junior Tour over the Bank Holiday weekend.

The event was a three stage race over three days, with the first stage being a short 1.29km prologue time trial along the Douglas promenade. Strong cross winds made difficult conditions for the riders but George in the junior category, making this is first . . . → To Read More Click : Round 2 National Series – Isle of Man Youth and Junior Tour