Cycling


Timing is often everything in sport, and the date of the West Country’s new two-day Women’s Road Race is aimed at attracting as many of the UK’s best pro and semi-pro riders as possible. The three-stage event will be held over the weekend of April 21-22, 2018. That’s just before two of the biggest races …

Harrison Wood has already proved that, at just 17, he can compete with top junior racers at home and abroad, and he’ll have plenty of chances to do even better next season after signing for Belgium’s CT Soenens-Boom team. Wood, from Torquay, will continue to wear the colours of his local Mid-Devon Cycling Club in …

lymouth’s Andrew Feather (Bike Chain Ricci) has certainly left his mark on this year’s South West Hill Climb season. Having won the Widecombe and Cycle Sport South Hams events recently, Feather capped those efforts when he set a new course record at City Cycle Couriers’ Jennycliff climb to the east of Plymouth. Feather stormed up …

If the South West’s leading time trialists were hoping that Conrad Moss might be winding down the clock at 44 years of age, they’re likely to be disappointed. The region’s No.1 signed off the 2017 season with his 15th win, in the Team Tor 2000-Kalas’ ten-mile TT, and then looked forward to setting new targets …

TAVISTOCK Wheelers’ Lee Adams will head into today’s fourth round of the South-West Cyclo-Cross League at Newquay in the overall lead of the senior men’s competition. Consistent Adams moved to the top of the class with his third place in round three at Coxleigh Barton, near Barnstaple, where club-mate Phil Collings won from Peter Haworth …

When the leaves flutter down, cyclists always start heading up – yes, it’s that ‘hill climb’ time of year. You won’t get two more contrasting tests than Exeter’s Stoke Hill and Minehead’s Porlock Hill, but they both came alike to new Welsh champion Dan Evans and former UK national titleholder Maryka Sennama as they pulled …

South Devon teenager Lauren Dolan emerged as one of the stars of the World Road Race Championships in Norway – and she didn’t even win a medal. The images of the injuries to Dolan’s bloodied right leg went viral after she crashed during the Junior Women’s Time Trial. She remounted on a replacement bike and  …

Lauren Dolan completed the junior women’s individual time trial at the Road World Championships in Bergen, Norway, even after suffering serious injuries after a crash. Showing real strength and determination, Dolan continued despite her injuries and carried on the race with a replacement bike after her original bike was damaged in the crash. Completing the …