Global Category: Cycling

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    Olivia French – Recovery from COVID-19

    It is ironic that the very thing that opened my eyes to cycling, that is, COVID-19, has been the first thing to enforce a prolonged period off the bike. Having only started riding during the first lockdown due to tennis courts being closed, I had…

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    Tour of Britain: Nottingham -> Mansfield

    Having experienced a lot of women’s racing this year through the Women’s Tour and the Tour de France Femmes, we were also lucky enough to get to see Stage 5 of the Men’s Tour of Britain in Nottingham. This was the first race we attended…

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    The Škoda DSI Cycling Academy was created to champion the challengers in female cycling. Using their longstanding support of cycling, Škoda are powering female cyclists to develop skills and gain insight in the sport, by providing unique experiences and opportunities. As part of the programme,…

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    Women’s Tour of Britain 2022

    Stage 1: Colchester to Bury St Edmunds I was really excited to have been invited to the first stage of the Women’s Tour on June 6th with Škoda. It was a 142.1 Km route starting in Colchester at the Colchester Sports Park and finishing in…

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    Maddi Aldam-Gates: Being a Student and a Cyclist

    Being a student and a cyclist at the same time can provide a fantastic combination of exercise, fresh air, academics and fun. However, despite the many benefits of being a cyclist alongside leading a student lifestyle, there can also be challenges. Not only is being…

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    2021 Women’s Tour Highlights

    Stage 1 – Bicester to Banbury Stage 2 – Walsall Stage 3 – Atherstone individual time trial Stage 4 – Shoeburyness to Southend-on-Sea Stage 5 – Colchester to Clacton Stage 6 – Haverhill to Felixstowe

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    Tour of Britain Highlights

    Stage 1 – Penzance to Bodmin Stage 2 – Sherford to Exeter Stage 3 – Carmarthenshire TTT Stage 4 – Aberaeron to Great Orme, Llandudno Stage 5 – Alderley Park to Warrington Stage 6 – Carlisle to Gateshead Stage 7 – Hawick to Edinburgh Stage…

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    Taking on the National Hill Climb Championships!

    On the last Sunday in October, Morgan and Olivia took part in the RTTC National Hill Climb Championships on Winnats Pass in the Peak District National Park. The iconic climb takes in incredible scenery on a 900m course with an average gradient of 14% with…