Archive for the ‘Race Results’ Category



Velo29 Winter Series Round 2 Results

Sunday 6th February 2011

by Dan Smith

Saturday 5th Feb saw another great attendance and some exciting racing at Croft for the second round of the Velo29 Winter Series. Numbers were up on round 1 which is great news and encourages us the formula is working. The 4th/ Go-Race set off to a brisk pace, much faster than last week, the first […]

Velo29 Winter Series – January 29th

Sunday 30th January 2011

by Dan Smith

A big thank you to everyone who turned up at Croft on Saturday morning to make the first ever Velo29 Winter Series Race such a success. Over 70 riders took to the circuit, the weather, though cold was as good as we could have hoped. Bright sunshine, little wind and dry tarmac. Great conditions to […]

Early season race roundup

Wednesday 14th April 2010

by Dan Smith

The quality of results this year definitely deserves a quick write up. With the signing of 3 new Rob’s (Wheeler, Graham & Carter) to the team over the off-season and also to U16 Alex Hopper things are really picking up. Seniors Croft Circuit: 3rd Dan Smith, 8th Rob Graham Wansbeck RR: 4th Rob Carter, 6th […]

Season Opener at Croft

Monday 22nd February 2010

by Dan Smith

Last Saturday saw the North East road season opener at Croft Motor Racing Circuit in sunny but cold conditions. Velo29 were represnted in both the 3/4/V/W/J and the E/1/2/3 races. New signings Rob ‘the badger’ Wheeler and first year junior Levi ‘leipheimer’ Lawrence took part in the the first race of the day. Unfortunately things […]

Team Round-up 2009

Wednesday 30th December 2009

by Dan Smith

The Velo29 Cycling Team has had a fantastic first year in the peloton.  The team has been represented at all level of racing from local to international with success at all levels.  The success of some riders has meant that they can now move on to semi-professional teams on the continent, where they will get […]

Good Results from Leazes Park

Tuesday 16th June 2009

by Dan Smith

A successful day out for Velo29 saw Harry Tanfield taking the win in the youth category (still with a pot on his wrist), and Dan Smith taking 3rd place in the senior race. On what was a perfect night, there was no rain and not even a slight breeze to hinder the racing. Hats off […]

Latest Results from Croft and the Divs

Wednesday 3rd June 2009

by Dan Smith

There were more good results from the Velo29 team this week.  On Sunday the Senior North East Region Championships took place on a very hilly course north of Newcastle.  Velo29’s only representative for this race was Dan Smith who took the bronze medal behind Matt Kipling and James Moss. At Croft last night Harry Tanfield […]

Another win for Velo29!

Thursday 16th April 2009

by Dan Smith

Richard Meadows claimed the first round of the TLI Croft Series on Tuesday, despite competing in the 3 day Tour of the Girvan which finished the previous day! Proving that his Time Trialling form is spot on, he soloed to victory ahead of Marcus Smith (Cleveland Wheelers) and Simon Baxter (Adept Precision RT).  Also high […]

40th Tour Of Girvan Race Report

Wednesday 15th April 2009

by Dan Smith

Easter weekend saw the 40th Edition of Scotland’s Premier Bike Tour and also Velo29’s first outing of the Premier Calendar team.   The Givan is a true Classic Cycle Race and the list of previous winners read’s as a who’s who of British Cycling. This year’s race promised to be another great year, with some […]



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