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Season in Full Swing for Velocity

This weekend saw a busy program for both the juniors and youth teams with riders racing in Europe and the UK. Junior Summary Matt Gibson was selected to ride in a six man Great Britain team at the first Junior Nations Cup event of the season, the famous Paris-Roubaix, held over a course that included […]

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Gibbo Grabs Second at the Mendips

A shortened Tour of the Mendips proved to be no less challenging for our junior racers this weekend, but with great results. Stage 1 of the race on Saturday had to be cancelled due to overrunning roadworks, leaving only the hilly stage 2 on Sunday. With four major climbs to tackle the bunch stayed together […]

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Two Teams Tackle Scotland

Velocity 3-in-1 Team L-to-R: Tom Clarke, Patrick Merriman, Lewis Hartley, Jordan Stansworth Velocity WD-40 Team L-to-R: Adam Hartley, Brad Dransfield, Tom Chandler, Chris Fallon The Youth Tour of Scotland (YTOS) took place over the weekend of the 6-8th April, with riders arriving at Strathallen ¬†School, near Perth, on Saturday the 5th for registration to commence […]

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Spring Season Blossoms for Velocity

This weekend brought some pleasant spring-like weather to Northern parts of the UK making the prospect of racing so much more attractive for our junior and youth teams. First up on Saturday, three of the youth team (Matt Walls, Jake Beach and Reece Wood) raced a double at York in the 45 minute youth circuit […]

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Home and Away for Velocity Riders

Last week witnessed the first round of the National Junior Road Race Series in Wales. After two years of unseasonably warm spring weather and a cancellation due to snow, there was sunshine, snow, hail and rain for riders to contend with during the race. With Matt Gibson racing in Belgium it was down to our […]

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Velocity Riders Flourish at Revolution

Over the weekend, the finale of the Revolution Series ended explosively at Lee Valley Velo Park (London) on Saturday evening with the climax of two days’ worth of world-class track cycling. This was the first event that has taken place at the venue since the London Olympics some 18 months ago, and it did not […]

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Record Breakers at DWC

Three of our riders were invited to attend a British Cycling Development World Cup at the Newport Velodrome over the weekend. The format of the three days is for all age ranges across the BC structure from U16 through to Academy level riders to race against each other in an Olympic style Omnium. To level […]

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GLOBAL BIKE DELIVER AGAIN!

Global Bike is continuing it’s relationship with Velocity WD-40 in 2014 for a 2nd year running. Global Bike started life in 2009 and has grown quite rapidly to become the largest UK mainland dealer of Ghost, Nukeproof, Felt, Electra, Commencal and NS! Last year the company really took a giant leap into the road bike […]

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Eddie Soens Would be Proud!

The road season kicked off for the majority of the Velocity WD-40 riders this weekend with a variety of activity across the team. First up was the 53rd Eddie Soens Memorial ¬†Cycle Race, held at the famous Aintree Race Course (usually associated with horse racing rather than pedal bikes) over 30 laps and 80km. The […]

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Velocity Boys Hit The Front At Spring Classic

This weekend saw the first road race of the season for the Velocity WD-40 juniors, “The Clayton Velo Spring Classic”, in which we had a full complement of four riders. This is an event in which the juniors go head-to-head with some of the best elite riders in the UK, albeit with a handicap advantage. […]

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