National Omnium Champs – Youth Support Race 17 February 2018

Race report from supported rider Emile Alexander

As part of my development, it’s essential that I gain as much track experience as possible, to hone my bunch skills, positioning, tactics and race strategies. Road is good for this, but track is better as everything happens so fast and you need to make split second decisions.
With this mind, I’ve entered quite a few track league events and the Omnium support races at this event, were really good to . . . → To Read More Click : National Omnium Champs – Youth Support Race 17 February 2018

Scottish Cycling Youth Tour of Scotland – calling all male Youth A riders.

simonvelo@hotmail.co.ukWe have applied for a team of four riders to take part in the Youth Tour of Scotland from the 6th to 9th of April – this is described on the BC website link below. We will know whether or not our application will be successful by the 5th of March.

Last year Emile Alexander, Daniel Barnes, Matthew Kingston and Hayden Norris represented our club and finished an amazing third place overall. A brilliant performance against National . . . → To Read More Click : Scottish Cycling Youth Tour of Scotland – calling all male Youth A riders.

Early season win at Woolly Mamil Round 2

Race report from supported rider Matthew Kingston at Woolly Mamil Round 2 Stourport January 27th 2018

I decided to go and do one of the early season races at Stourport to test my form going into road after the cyclocross season. It was quite windy and wet which meant that I adjusted my tyre pressure to slightly lower than usual. The race was only scheduled to be 35 mins so I made sure that I had a . . . → To Read More Click : Early season win at Woolly Mamil Round 2

4th for Daniel Barnes at cyclo cross National Champs

Race report from supported rider Daniel Barnes

Here is my report from the national champs in Hetton from last weekend.

At the weekend I competed in the biggest and last race of my season at the national championships in Hetton. On Saturday morning I rode the course and loved it, it had muddy sections, technical sections, a steep run up, power sections and obstacles such as hurdles and a bridge. It wasn’t very muddy but . . . → To Read More Click : 4th for Daniel Barnes at cyclo cross National Champs

Junior National Cyclo Cross Champs

Race report from supported rider Toby Barnes

The National Champs were held at Hetton near Durham at the weekend on a very tough and technical course. There was a steep run up, long climb, slippy descents, off camber corners and a bridge. I was gridded on the second row and got a good start to be in the top 5 after the start straight. I stayed in this position for the first lap. On the . . . → To Read More Click : Junior National Cyclo Cross Champs