Race Tactics – it’s more than just a lead out

MuleBar Tour of Northumberland 2016 | Stage Two

The growth of women’s cycling over the last few years has since a big increase in numbers attending events. Whilst this is obviously a positive for our sport, it also means that there are more challenges in races, as many riders (from junior to veteran) have been brought up racing in smaller numbers, where the […]

Cycling Santa’s Christmas Shopping Guide 2015

Cycling Santa's by Jim Wend

Cycling Shorts unleashes Santa’s Little Helpers. Yes the panic is setting in, so much to get organised and so little time, so we’ve all got together to give you a list of gift ideas that won’t disappoint the fussiest cyclist or cycling fan in your life. We’ve split our choices into four perfect price packages, click […]

Press Release – Racing Chance Foundation and Team 22 – 2017 and beyond

Team 22 smll-43

The Racing Chance Foundation and Team 22 are very pleased to announce a joint venture that will enhance the opportunities available to Under 23 and Junior Women riders within the UK. A true pathway for success From 2017, Team 22 will act as the Under 23 and Junior development squad for The Racing Chance Foundation […]

Women’s Cycling – Planning Ahead

Matrix Fitness GP 2015 | Motherwell - Round 2

Now that the Women’s National Road Series is over for another year, many people will be thinking about what team they want to be riding for next season, so given that the better teams tend to be sorted by August, I thought it would be helpful to give those of you who might not have […]

Four Years On…

Racing at Tameside 2015

Over the last four years, one of the major regrets that I have had is the sport’s inability to retain female riders.  I’ve seen some really promising talent appear for half a season, never to be seen again, some have been around for even less than that.  Many find the sport hard, or just want […]

Anglesey Women’s Team Bid for Island Games Spot

Jasmine, Karen & Annie MT

In January this year, I had the pleasure of meeting Annie Glover and Karen Ager from Holyhead Cycling Club.  Both had travelled all of the way from Holyhead in Anglesey to attend our women’s race training session in Tameside, just outside Manchester, which I thought was pretty impressive!  But that was just the start… Annie, […]

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