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New Premier Calendar Team for 2011

Sunday 28th November 2010

by Dan Smith

Story posted November 25, 2010 on British Cycling Website | Team Press Release North East based racing Team Velo29 have put together a new Premier Calendar Squad for the 2011 season. Velo29, sponsored by online bike store www.velo29.com have been around for a few seasons and are now ready to move into the top echelons […]

New riders and category upgrades!

Saturday 23rd October 2010

by Dan Smith

The first update in the transfer season brings 4 new signings. Chris Mark and Jack Rees have come in to bolster the premier calendar squad whilst Thomas Timothy and Jonathan Bean head into the development squad. Judging by Tom’s first training ride last week he definitely has the potential to move rapidly up the rankings. […]

Dobson Memorial Series

Wednesday 14th July 2010

by Dan Smith

Only 2 weeks to go before the Velo29 Martyn Dobson Memorial Series kicks off at Croft… I hope you will all turn up to ride or to cheer on your buddies. First race is on Thursday 29th July. Here’s the race flyer to remind you of all the important details!

Velo29 Signs First Groupie

Tuesday 28th July 2009

by Dan Smith

Velo29 has their first official groupie… a warm welcome from the team nana!

The Ryedale GP

Wednesday 10th June 2009

by Dan Smith

Proving that any publicity is good publicity, Simon Thomas and Shane Leadley both got their pics on the BC main event report for the Ryedale GP (http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/web/site/BC/roa/EventReports2009/20090607_RyedaleGP.asp)  Unfortunately it was because they were both involved in the same crash!  Whilst Shane came out of it reasonably unscathed, Simon was left needing stitches in the local […]

Velo29 Team for Ryedale GP

Friday 29th May 2009

by Dan Smith

A slightly depleted team of 3 riders will take part in the Ryedale GP (the next round of the Premier Calendar Series) on the 7th June. With Richard Meadows away racing in Belgium, Dan Smith, Simon Thomas and guest rider Shane Leadley will be taking on the bigger teams on last year’s national championship circuit […]

Visit us on Twitter & Facebook

Friday 8th May 2009

by Dan Smith

Here is the link to Velo29 on Twitter: http://twitter.com/velo29 And here is the link to Velo29 on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Velo29/78872089494

Velo29 on Twitter and Facebook

Wednesday 6th May 2009

by Dan Smith

Velo29 Cycling Team can now be seen on Twitter and Facebook. Before long you won’t be able to go anywhere without seeing Velo29… our first steps ‘to try and take over the world’ as Brain would say (from Pinky and the Brain)! This post is really just to test our ping.fm account settings!

Velo29 at the North Cornwall Tor Sportive

Tuesday 21st April 2009

by Dan Smith

Last weekend saw the 2nd of the 5 event Kilo To Go sportive events that Velo29 are supporting. Somewhat further afield than the previous excursion, the crew of four headed off to Bodmin in Cornwall! We may not have seen the Beast of Bodmin, but we did see over 1000 cyclists tackling some of the […]

Velo29 Support Kilo To Go Cyclo Sportive Series

Thursday 2nd April 2009

by Dan Smith

Team sponsor Velo29 is proud to announce that they are the official rider support for this year’s 5 ride series of Kilo To Go cyclo sportive events. The Kilo To Go series started on the 29th March in Cheshire and is organised by experienced event promoter Geoff Saxon and his team. Velo29 will be providing rider support […]



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