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This Weekend

Saturday 23rd March 2013

by Dan Smith

This weekend sees the boys racing at Prissick on Saturday and in the Sam Walton on Sunday… If the snow holds off! Fingers crossed for a bit of warm weather by next weekend, Easter weekend! Although snow isn’t unheard of through to April. Good luck to Pete, Mark and Dan at Prissick today.

Wansbeck RR

Saturday 16th March 2013

by Dan Smith

Good luck to all the team racing this weekend… We have at the Wansbeck: Pete Boyes, Mike Smart and Rob Carter. it looks like Kipling and the Tanfields are the NE riders on form at the moment, but we should be able to give them a run for their money! Elsewhere, I did a race […]

Twitter and Facebook Test

Wednesday 13th March 2013

by Dan Smith

Cleveland Wheelers Hilly 21

Sunday 10th March 2013

by Dan Smith

Well today was nice… 1 degree and snowing. Not a bad performance,from the team though with 5th for me, 20th Mike Smart and 21st for Chris Wood ‘Pecker’. I don’t think I’ll be venturing often onto the TT circuit… The lack of tactical amusement makes it a bit boring!

Yesterday’s Race


by Dan Smith

Well yesterday’s race round Prissick in the rain went a lot better than I thought it would! It rained all day long and was absolutely freezing. I couldn’t feel the brakes after half an hour… Fortunately I did have a feeling for breaks, and managed to follow the right wheels up the road to finish […]

Spring series

Friday 8th March 2013

by Dan Smith

Early season racing doesn’t get better than this… Forecast for heavy rain tomorrow for the Highfield Kitchens race at Prissick, and then light snow for the Cleveland Wheelers hilly 21 on Sunday. Bring on the Summer please! Although I guess by that time the season will be over 🙂 Dan (testing the new WordPress app!)

Tour Of Morocco 2012

Monday 26th March 2012

by Dan Smith

Stage 10 As luck would have it, the final stage was one that really suited us. 100km to Casablanca ending with 5laps on a tight 5km finishing circuit, purpose made for riders with early season preparation at Croft and Prossick. I got away for a half lap with an argentinian and a moroccan, but it […]

Day 1 – Tour Of Morocco 2012 Starts 15:00 GMT

Friday 23rd March 2012

by Dan Smith

First update live from Morocco, Last night the riders arrived in Casablanca for today’s 15:00 start of the 2012 event. Today started well with George the mechanic helping the boys put their bikes together and checking everything was ship shape after the flight. The routine steady ride for the day before race start was through […]

Jack Rees Rider Interview

Thursday 26th January 2012

by Dan Smith

So, this is your 2nd year with Velo29, how have things been over the last 12 months? I think on the whole we can class the season as a great success, we finished by far the best team in the North East, had some outstanding results, and sent a team to compete in a UCI […]

Rider Interview – Anthony Moye

Wednesday 11th January 2012

by Dan Smith

We took the chance to catch up with new Elite Team member Anthony Moye over a coffee. Anthony joined Velo29 Team to strengthen the Premier Calendar squad. The interview went as follows; So, you’ve joined Velo29 for the 2012 season, what was it that brought you to the Team?  Riding on my own in the […]



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