Women of the Transcontinental Race : Rishi Fox

The transcontinental race (TCR) is an unsupported race across Europe and is known as one of the toughest ultra endurance bike races. With a distance of between 3000-4000km riders must race from the start to checkpoints and then to the finish. In-between these points riders can take any route and Last years race, TCR04 started … Continued

Pearl Izumi Champion Team : My decision to withdraw…

Pearl Izumi rocking the pink – our choice though (me on the left, sister Katie on the right). That was a great ride out on a sunny day “If I’m representing a brand, I want to be confident in what they represent “ Last year It was confirmed that I was to be joining the Pearl Izumi … Continued

Coalville Wheelers Open 10TT

Hilly TTs really aren’t my thing! However somehow I found myself signed up to the Coalville Wheelers 10TT, thanks to being talked into it by some of the girls I have been riding with recently. ” A course described as ‘sporting’ which I think just means its hilly and tough…”   Some of our clubs in the … Continued

Rider Interview : Harriette Machin

Our first interview of 2017 is with Harriette who rode her first racing season in 2016. Having progressed quickly to get some good results leading to confirming a cat 2 license she speaks with us about her season, top tips for any new racers as well as her plans for the future.   How long … Continued

My 2016 Review

Firstly its been a while and happy new year to all Love Velo CC readers and followers! Since I started cycling two and half years ago it’s always been fun to reflect on the past few years cycling. 2017 isn’t exactly starting with a bang as I have been struck with the Christmas lurgy, happens to me … Continued

2016 – My first season racing

Photo by John Orbea – Neutralservice.cc All of a sudden September is upon us and the end of race season is in sight. It’s been my first season racing, it doesn’t seem five minutes since I was worrying about entering my first race! Its been a learning curve, with a few challenges on the way … Continued

Tri La Tania – Womens Training Camp in the French Alps

If anyone would have told me two years ago that I would be joining a training camp in the French Alps, I would never have believed it in a million years. Two years previously when I hadn’t even picked up a bike and the idea of riding up hill for fun would definitely have been … Continued

Galleries: Aviva Womens Tour, Stage 5 2016

The AVIVA Women’s Tour has very quickly built up a reputation along with a strong following to make it one of the best and biggest events on the pro women’s calendar. Its an event we here at Love Velo CC look forward to and we had a brilliant day following the tour for the final … Continued

Thinking about trying a time trial? Here is our advice…

It was around this time last year that the seed was being planted that I wanted to try some competitive cycling. I wanted to race but didn’t really know where to start but a ten mile time trial seemed like the best place. I have now ridden a few ten mile time trials and feel … Continued

Identifying your Coaching Needs

Are you considering some coaching? Racehub manager Claire Shea-Simonds is an experienced Ironman athlete who has twice competed at the World Ironman Championships in Kona as an age grouper. Claire gives us some points to consider. I’ve been asked a few times lately about how identify a coach and it’s not an easily answered question … Continued