Double team bronze at the BUCS 10 time trial championships

The British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) 10 mile time trial championships were hosted by Cambridge this year. As ever, they used the E33/10 course in Bottisham (featuring the world’s biggest motorway bridge). Light but occasionally gusty crosswinds made for not the quickest of days, but riders were nevertheless thankful for the uncharacteristically warm temperatures. […]

Univ shine at Cuppers 2018

Cuppers 2018 was a day to remember for the riders of University College. Their success began with Rebecca te Water Naude taking an impressive victory over a strong women’s field. Her ride, combined with James King’s fifth place in the men’s race, was enough to take the mixed college title. As if this wasn’t enough, […]

MTB Varsity 2018

The last Sunday in February saw Hadleigh Farm in Essex play host to the annual Oxford vs Cambridge MTB Varsity race. The contest took the form of an XC race, lasting an hour and a half on a course that featured everything from tracks across exposed windswept hilltops to technical descents. While there were a handful […]

Dodds takes debut win at Dalton

The second round of the Abingdon Race Team Winter Series at Dalton Barracks featured some classic British winter racing weather. Nevertheless, the freezing wind and rain didn’t damped the spirits of the riders in dark blue. In the women’s race several breaks were established and then failed before, at about half distance, Issy Dodds decided […]

Knight and Kerin get 2018 started with an Oxford 1, 2

The road season underway at round one of the Abingdon Race Team Winter Series on the airfield at Dalton Barracks yesterday morning. The cold and rain made for a memorably experience, particularly for the pair of riders riding their first races. In the men’s 3rd category race Michael Knight and Matt Kerin showed their strength in […]

Catford and Bec hill climb double

Riding the Catford CC hill climb in the morning, followed by the Bec CC event in the afternoon is one of the great institutions of British hill climb racing. This year we sent David, Angus and Ti on the drive down to Surrey to try and tackle the fearsome two ascents. It was felt that […]