Archive for March 2011



The 2011 MTB race season starts

Wednesday 23rd March 2011

by MikeC

The setting is Whinlatter Forest in the Lake District in late March, which could have provided a very tough challenge with the weather usually being a bit fickle at this time of year. I decided to travel over on the Friday to see a rock band in the area, which provided a great night and […]

Cannondale Garden Route 300 MTB Stage Race February 2011

Sunday 20th March 2011

by catherine williamson

Sometimes in my cycling career I have no doubts I am one of the luckiest people alive and the weekend just gone was one of those times. Paid to race in one of the most beautiful places in the world with some of the friendliest people I’ve ever met. It doesn’t get better (apart from […]

Spring Honeymoon

Monday 14th March 2011

by MikeC

It’s a well know fact that ‘cyclists’, especially the race and enthusiastic type have more than one bike, some even reporting double figures! I like to try and keep it simple, so have 3 bikes, they all get ridden quite a lot so I’m kept quite busy with servicing and maintenance. My cross bike is […]

North East Trophy

Tuesday 1st March 2011

by Dan Smith

The 2011 Road Season opened in style today with the first ever running of the Velo29 North East Trophy. 1st     Matt Kipling          Team Raleigh 2nd    Tom Barras         Cycle Premier Metal-Tek 3rd     David Lines         Endura/ Look/ Pedal Power 4th     Dave Clarke         Endura 5th     Simon Baxter       Herballife/ Wheel Base 6th     Gary Hand            Endura/ Pedal Power Development 7th     […]



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