Racing : Our top tips for new racers

The road race season is now underway and we have collected some of our top tips for new riders wanting to take up racing. If you have any others we would love to hear from you with your top tips too!   ‘Find a suitable category event for your first race. If your new to … Continued

International Womens Day : My Inspiration

8th March marks international women’s day which is in place to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women.   Love Velo CC as a page which promotes and celebrates female cyclists and women in sport quite rightly is celebrating #IWD.  I have written a small piece about some of the female cyclists … Continued

Dabbling in Cyclocross : My first CX season :)

  I really missed racing over last winter, the road season came to a close and I missed going to events and just racing in general and so thought I might give cyclocross a go. I don’t really have much off road riding experience, one mountain bike race on a borrowed bike in a summer … Continued

Tour of Cambridge Gran Fondo 2017

‘I signed up almost a year in advance, tempted by closed roads and with the idea that I would have an incentive to train for something over winter’   The Tour of Cambridge was an event I signed up for almost a year in advance, tempted by closed roads and with the idea that I … Continued

Rider Interview : Beeston CC’s Women’s Race Team – Izzy Wild

Photo by Mick Bown Its been a while since we featured a rider interview, but here is our interview with Beeston CC Women’s Race Team member Izzy Wild. A few of the other Beeston girls have agreed to take part and so we hope to post these in coming weeks. This is the first year … Continued

My Race Season Round Up 2017

I haven’t been too attentive on the blogging just recently but is making a come back! I thought it might be an appropriate post to put together a little season round up of some of the things I have been up to on my bike and so this is a post about road racing … Continued

Tri La Tania – Womens Training Camp 2017

Tri La Tania – Team of 2017 Just a few weeks back I was flying back out to the French alps for the second time, to join the Tri La Tania training camp for 2017. I went on this camp last year and having had such a good time I knew I had to join … Continued

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 … 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