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GOLD GALORE AT TRACK NATIONALS

Matt Gibson, Centre, National Junior Individual Pursuit Champion  The 2014 National Track Championships were held last week at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester. This is a massive week for all our track focussed Olympic Programme riders, and indeed all the top track riders in the country. It is a full weeks racing programme undertaken […]

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Adam Goes Green In Ireland

Adam Hartley travelled over to Ireland last Friday to compete in the Errigal International Youth Tour, guesting with the Dave Mellor Cycles Mid-Shropshire Wheelers Cycling Team. The race had a strong representation from Ireland Scotland and England (including the Irish Talent Squad and the reigning British National Circuit Race Champion) as well as teams from […]

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Juniors Head to Belgium…Again!

The Juniors have been in Belgium this week racing in Interclub and International (UCI ) events building experience of racing against some of the best Juniors in Europe and beyond. First off was Alex in the Flanders Trophy. 180 riders and 31 teams took to the start line. The race took place over 122km involving […]

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Bringing Home the Silverware

This last week saw the European track championships in Portugal with our very own Matt Gibson representing Great Britain. The first event was the Team Pursuit with GB placing first in the qualification round and proceeding to the gold medal ride off against a strong Russian team. The Russians had clearly been able to hold […]

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National Series Rolls On

This weekend our Youth Team competed in Round 6 of the National Road series organised by Maindy Flyers in South Wales. With Reece Wood missing, recovering from a recent injury, it was up to Matt Walls, Jake Beach and Adam Hartley to fly the flag for the Velocity WD-40 team. Format of the day was […]

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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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