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TOUGH DAY OUT AT THE JUNIOR NATIONALS

This weekend saw three of our junior riders travel to North Yorkshire to compete for the British Cycling National Junior Road Title. As expected, this turned out to be a very tough race over 70 miles through the rolling hills of North Yorkshire made harder by torrential rain. From the flag, Jack Escritt from the […]

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Success Across the Board

Last weekend saw the Velocity WD-40 boys spread wide and far: on the road in the National Series for the juniors; on the track for Matty Walls in the National Track Omnium Final; and on the cobbles in Belgium for Adam Hartley. First Up, the junior boys travelled down to Devon on Sunday for the […]

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HARD GOING AT THE HOGGERBERG

Sunday 6th July and the prestigious Youth National Circuit Race Championships took place at the purpose built Redbridge Cycle Centre, at Hog Hill, East London. The infamous course of 2km laps, includes two short power climbs with the latter taking the riders to the finish nicknamed the Hoggerberg. The under 16 boys had to cover 30 of these relatively tough laps […]

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HOTTING UP IN HILLINGDON

On Saturday, under clear skies and a blazing sun, the British Cycling Youth Circuit Series arrived at the Hillingdon cycle circuit in West London for the fifth round of the 2014 series. Competing for the Velocity-WD40 team was the full compliment of youth riders, Adam Hartley, Jake Beach, Matt Walls and Reece Wood, with Lewis […]

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Alex Storms to Podium at Tommy Simpson

Junior Report On Sunday the 15th June, our junior team travelled to South Yorkshire for the Tommy Simpson Memorial Junior National Road Race. The riders faced a challenging course with last minute road works reducing the size of of the circuit leaving a tight 3 mile twisty and flat course. It wasn’t long before the […]

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BOYS MARCH ON IN MILTON KEYNES

On Saturday 7th June, our youth boys travelled south to Milton Keynes to compete in round 4 of the British Cycling National Road Series. This time a town centre criterium held in “The Hub” the town centre of Milton Keynes. The venue was far superior to the usual MK Bowl or other narrow closed circuit […]

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ALEX IN THE MIX AT BOLE HILL

Yesterday, Alex Braybrooke made a short journey to his training grounds in the Peak District for the notorious CDNW Bole Hill road race. In the Peak District you are either going up or down and this 13km circuit is particularly brutal. Add to that the participation of a few full-time pro riders back from overseas […]

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VELOCITY WD-40 DOMINATE AT NW TOUR

Over the recent May bank holiday weekend, the best of British youth cycling assembled on the Fylde coast to participate in one of the biggest youth tour stage races of 2014. The North West International Youth Tour 2014, presented by the CDNW, is run as part of the British Cycling National Youth Series and included five […]

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GIBSON GOING PLACES

First Up – The Pearl Izumi Tour Series in Barrow-in-Furness (Elite Criterium Series) Our very own British Cycling Olympic Development Programme rider Matt Gibson scored an impressive third place at round two of the 2014 Pearl Izumi Tour Series in Barrow-in-Furness on Thursday evening. The 17-year-old, fresh from time-trial victory at the Course de la Paix Juniors stage race, […]

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GOOD START IN KNOWLSLEY OMNIUM

Sunday saw our first set of three National Track Omnium Qualifiers at the new Knowsley outdoor velodrome. It has since been announced that the Scunthorpe round is cancelled, owing to building works, and so the qualifiers will now be run over two rounds, with the 2nd round taking place at the Manchester indoor velodrome on […]

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