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Interview: Liam Davies (Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK)

One of only three riders from the 2018 team to keep their place on the Vitus Pro Cycling team p/b Brother UK for 2019 is Liam Davies, a feisty racer who’s fight on the bike impressed his team manager. We chatted … (more…)

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Q&A: Tom Grigson (Bikestrong-KTM)

Question time with Tom Grigson of Bikestrong-KTM who enjoyed being on the big stage at the Tour Series in 2018 and is looking forward to his home race, the Bristol GP in 2019 (more…)

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Q&A: Becky Longthorp (Team Boompods)

Quiz time with new signing at Team Boompods, Becky Longthorpe, a second category rider who is hoping to do all of the Tour Series (more…)

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Q&A: Abbie Dentus (Brother UK–Tifosi)

A silver medallist at the European Championships as well as multiple podiums on the road in 2018, Abbie Dentus will ride in the Brother UK – Tifosi p/b On-Form racing team in 2019 (more…)

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Feature Interviews: Ali Slater (Vitus Pro Cycling)

One of the key 2019 signings for Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK is Ali Slater who has been Mr Reliable at JLT Condor for many years and in 2018 won his first UCI race in France as well as coming close in the Tour of Yorkshire with second place on stage 1. (more…)

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Feature Interview: Connor Swift (Madison Genesis)

In another great feature from Madison Genesis, they talk to their star rider, British Road Race Champion Connor Swift about 2019 (more…)

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Q&A: Emily Wadsworth (Brother UK/Tifosi)

Question time with a young rider racing internationally in cyclo-cross who will then swap to the road for the Brother UK/Tifosi p/b Onform women’s racing team (more…)

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Q&A: Ellen Barker (Team On Form, U23)

Question time again, this time with under 23 rider Ellen Barker who’s best result in 2018 was 7th in the National Road Championships (junior Women) (more…)

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Startlist: National Trophy CX Shrewsbury

British champion Grant Ferguson heads up the line up for the final round of the National Trophy CycloCross in Shrewsbury on the weekend where the course will be quite a change to previous years (more…)

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Feature: Tobyn Horton (Madison Genesis)

In Australia for the famous Bay Crits starting on January 1 is Madison Genesis rider Tobyn Horton – here’s a very insightful interview with him from his team… (more…)

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Q&A: Jessica Finney (Brother UK/Tifosi)

Jessica Finney who rides for the new Brother UK/Tifosi women’s team in 2019, takes the VeloUK end of season quiz (more…)

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News: CHS Vuelta Week in August

CHS are hosting a special training camp/holiday during August when stage 2 of the Vuelta kicks off in Benidorm and finishes in Calpe (more…)

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Q&A: Kate Wootton (Team Onform)

Question time with young first cat Team Onform rider Kate Wootton who’s second overall, as well as second on stages two and three of the Junior Women’s National Series race, the Women’s Giro in Essex was her best result of this road season (more…)

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Q&A: Jenny Hudson (Fusion RT)

Question time with second cat Jenny Hudson who rides for the Brother UK sponsored Fusion RT in 2019 – we quiz Jenny on her 2018 season (more…)

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Winter Bikes: Dave William’s Kuota K-Allroad

Former British champion Dave Williams has swapped his aluminium winter bike for a Kuota K-Allroad carbon one in camo urban colours and disc brakes … we quiz him about it. (more…)

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Q&A: Michael Burke (Welland Valley CC)

Another festive Q & A, this time with proud Welland Valley CC rider Michael Burke who’s season highlight was getting his Elite licence … (more…)

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Q&A: Leah Dixon (Brother UK – Tifosi p/b OnForm)

Festive question time with Leah Dixon of the new Women’s team in 2019, Brother UK – Tifosi p/b OnForm (more…)

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Q&A: James Smith (Primal Europe)

Another of VeloUK’s sponsors helping us serve the sport is Primal Europe who supply custom clothing to the Welsh Cycling and Rowe & King to name but two of their customers – we quiz James Smith about the clothing … (more…)

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Q&A: The Questions

Here are the questions for the Q & A – are you up to come out of the closet and tell the cycling world a little about yourself and make some noise about your club/team/sponsors? (more…)

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Q&A: Chris Durham (Saint Piran RT)

First cat rider Christopher Durham who rode for Lincsquad this year joins Saint Piran for 2019 – he takes his seat in the question time chair…. (more…)

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Q&A: with Cero’s Kieran Frend

Who better to quiz on Cero wheels than former professional with An Post, Kieran Frend at Cycle Division’s shop in Barton under Needwood (more…)

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Question Time: Ben Hardy (SwiftCarbon Pro Cycling)

Ben Hardy who rode for the Zappi Racing Team in 2018, rides for Swift Pro Carbon in 2019 and takes the VeloUK Q & A quiz (more…)

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Question Time: Illi Gardner (Brother UK/Tifosi)

Category 2 rider Illi Gardner who rode for YRDP in 2018 and had a best result of 5th on GC in the Tour de Feminin – O cenu Českého Švýcarska (2.2)  will be in new colours in 2019 when she joins Brother UK/Tifosi p/b Onform team – Illi takes the VeloUK Q & A (more…)

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Q & A: Fiona Russell (Fusion RT)

A member of the Brother UK sponsored Fusion Racing Team, second cat rider Fiona Russell answers the questions in the VeloUK Q & A … (more…)

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Q&A: Cycling Holiday Spain

We have so many Q & A’s and the latest to come in is from Noze at Cycling Holiday Spain who has had 20 plus training camps in 2018 in the sunny climate of Southern Spain and is a popular resort for Brits (more…)

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Feature: Shrewsbury National Trophy

The final round of the 2018/19 National Trophy CX Series is at the popular venue at Shrewsbury promoted by the Mid Shropshire Wheelers and we quizzed organiser Dave Mellor on this event and changes to the course (more…)

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Q & A: Justin Belcher (Shutt Velo Rapide)

Boss at Shutt Velo Rapide who not only races but organises races too, tells us about his brand of clothing in a Q & A (more…)

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Team News: Fusion RT Strengthens

The Brother UK sponsored women’s Fusion Racing Team has strengthened its squad for 2019 – we quiz manager Terry Williamson (more…)

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Q & A: Will Bjergfelt (SwiftCarbon Pro Cycling)

A long standing competitor in bike races in the UK is Will Bjergfelt who will ride for SwiftCarbon Pro Cycling in 2019 – he takes the Q & A (more…)

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News: Major Cycling Events 2019

The dates for the 2019 National Road Race series for men and women and the Crit series (also men and women) have been released (more…)

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Q & A: Charmaine Porter (Brother UK/Tifosi)

First category rider Charmaine Porter is one of the riders in the new Brother UK – Tifosi p/b Onform team for 2019 – we quiz her on 2018 and ahead to 2019 (more…)

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Team Feature: Richard Handley (Madison Genesis)

From climber and road racer, to crit rider – Rich Handley of Madison Genesis has transformed into one of British road racing’s most versatile riders – a Madison Genesis Q & A with Richard (more…)

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Result: Hillingdon Winter Series (Dec 15)

Ieuan Woods and Michael Hazlewood winners at the December 15 Hillingdon Winter Series in West London (more…)

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Feature: British CX Championships 2018 preview 1

In the first preview of the British CX Championships, organiser Huw Williams tells us about what is in store for the riders at the Kent Cyclo-Park in January (more…)

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News: Simon Yates back for more at Giro 2019

After three stage victories and 13 days in the Maglia Rosa this year, Simon Yates will return to the Giro d’Italia in 2019 looking for more. (more…)

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Q & A: Sophie Lewis (Cycle Team OnForm)

Under 16 rider Sophie Lewis who will be part of the of team OnForm team in 2019 – the young GB rider has sent her Q & A back for us to share with you … (more…)

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Q & A: George Wood

Elite George Wood, a long time rider for Richardsons Trek, will step up to UCI Conti level in 2019 with SwiftCarbon Pro Cycling – here is a Q & A with George (more…)

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Feature Interview: Isaac Mundy

After a season with Madison Genesis, Isaac Mundy is looking forward to 2019 as part of the SwiftCarbon Pro cycling team – we chatted on the weekend (more…)

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Feature: George Pym: Racing and Learning

When George Pym joined Madison Genesis in 2018, he was something of an unknown. But by the end of the season one of the youngest riders of the team had established himself as a regular pick – and he’s hoping for more of the same next year. (more…)

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Q & A: Jordan Reed (Swift Carbon Pro Cycling)

Question and Answer with second cat Jordon Reed, one of the riders in the new UCI team, Swift Carbon Pro Cycling – looking back at 2018 and ahead to 2019 (more…)

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Team Q & A: Ribble Pro Cycling

The Q & A’s are going out and this one is a team based one for the newest British UCI Conti team, Ribble Pro Cyling sponsored by Ribble Cycles (more…)

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Feature: Dan Bigham & More Targets to Aim For

Already a Silver medallist in a World Cup in an ultra-competitive competition, Dan Bigham is busy riding fast and taking aim at some big future targets – we chat (more…)

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Feature: Matt Holmes (Madison Genesis)

Feature length interview of Matt Holmes (Madison Genesis) after a season of injury, missed races and missed opportunities (more…)

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Feature: Harry Tanfield Goes World Tour

2018 has been a huge year for Harry Tanfield. Stage win in Yorkshire, 2nd in Commonwealth Games TT and in a year he felt he was ready for the World Tour, the chance has come his way with a ride at Katusha Alpecin thanks to Canyon – we chat (more…)

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News: DHW Agencies Trade Day

Last week on the final day of three trade days for dealers, VeloUK went along to DHW Agencies near Ormskirk to see what new products they have for 2019 and had a chat to former pro and boss, Dave Williams (more…)

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BikePorn: Specialized S-Works

These are no ordinary S-Works! Bill at Primera Sports has sent some pics of two of their latest custom builds – the Sagan Edition bike is bling of the highest order! (more…)

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Rider Chat: Jered Allcock

In our quest to talk to grassroots riders, we asked Jered Allcock of Shutt Ridley to answer a few questions – here’s that interview – a rather excellent series of answers I must say in one of my favourite ever Q & As! (more…)

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Xmas Gifts: Vanilla Bikes

Local bike shop in Carnforth (North West England), Vanilla Bikes, have sent VeloUK some gift ideas (in shop or online) for readers from keeping warm, aero and dry to a rugged cycle computer … (more…)

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Team News: Cherie Pridham Looking ahead to 2019

Safe to say that team boss Cherie Pridham can’t wait for 2019 after strengthening her Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK team for next road season (more…)

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Chat with Russell Downing

A proven winner, four times no less at Lincoln, Russell Downing is not ready to retire and is still looking for that elusive contract to keep the fire he has for the sport going for at least another year – we chat (more…)

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Feature: Roger Hammond Back at Madison Genesis

Madison Genesis chat to Roger Hammond who returns to the team after a spell at Dimension Data –  (more…)

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Team News: Brother UK & Vitus Pro Cycling

Brother UK reveal that Cherie Pridham’s professional cycling team will next year be called “Vitus Pro Cycling Team, Powered By Brother UK.” (more…)

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Feature: Organising a Road Race

In September, Shutt Velo Rapide’s Justin Belcher, a racer himself, organised a 2/3/4 road race in Oxfordshire – we quiz him about organsing that race … (more…)

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Team Feature: Mikey Mottram Goes UCI

A prolific winner of National B’s against star names, Mikey Mottram is one of the names in Vitus Pro Cycling’s line up for 2019 – we chat (more…)

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Feature: The British Based Winners in 2018

Not only did Connor Swift of Madison Genesis win the British RR title but in 12 major domestic road races, he was in the top 10 in ten of them … (more…)

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Crazy Busy Summer for Alpcycles

2018 has been a great but crazy busy summer season for AlpCycles with trips running from May – October across France & Europe. (more…)

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Bikes: Ribble SL-R Road Bike

Former climber in the pro peloton Jamie Burrow helps Ribble Cycles design their range topping and very lightweight SL-R road bike (more…)

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Team News: Clancy Signs for Vitus Pro Cycling

Triple Olympic champion and one of the most prolific winners in British domestic racing, Ed Clancy, has signed for Vitus Pro Cycling in 2019 (more…)

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New Products: Ribble SLe Bike

Road based electric bikes are one of the new big things in cycling and Ribble Cycles have their SLe bike, weighing just 10.8kg and ‘stealth’ looking (more…)

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Caps not Hats – the Prendas Countdown

The cycling cap has been popular around the world, not just with cyclists, and has always be part of the fabric of the sport over the decades  – Prendas Ciclismo are counting down the top 10 sellers! (more…)

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Feature Interview: Cherie Pridham (Team Owner)

After a tough battle to keep her long running team alive in 2017/2018, and a season giving young riders an opportunity to taste what pro racing in Britain is about, Cherie Pridham’s team Vitus Pro Cycling will have a strengthened line-up for 2019 – we chat to Chez (more…)

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Feature: Tony Barry (Brother UK Neutral Service)

Everyone will suffer a puncture some time so we talk to Tony Barry from the Brother UK Neutral Service cars with over 20 years experience to get some inside tips (more…)

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Interview: Ribble Pro Cycling

Whilst a few UCI teams have folded at the end of this years road season, others have made applications to go UCI like Ribble Pro Cycling – we chatted to them (more…)

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New for 2019 – Even More Aero Estrella Ligero

A lighter, stiffer and more aero Estrella Ligero on the way for 2019 – the cable-less look coming to Estrella bikes (more…)

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Insight: A Winner’s Numbers in Belgium

trainSharp coached and Inspire Talent Programme rider, Tom Portsmouth took his 3rd win in Belgium recently and the coaches at trainSharp look at the numbers for the ride (more…)

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Interview: Colin Sturgess

Former World Track Champion, Colin Sturgess, who guided Madison Genesis to an excellent season on the road chats about his time at the team after his momentous resignation on Wednesday (more…)

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Free Bike Show – November 3rd

Its that time of year again when Primera Sports take over the Bournemouth International Centre and put on the best free bike show of the year with top brands and bikes on display (more…)

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Feature Interview: Luke Mellor

Former rider for five years with Rapha/JLT Condor, Luke Mellor at 25 is now in the World Tour as the Service Course coordinator for EF Education First Drapac p/b by Cannondale in Girona – we chatted this week (more…)

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Feature Interview: Peter Hargroves

One of the most experienced people in the cyclo-cross world is Peter Hargroves who is still helping youngsters be better ‘cross riders… (more…)

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Photo feature: Grand Tour Winning Bikes

Bill Temple from Primera Sports has taken the bikes from Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas that are on display in his Bournemouth store and taken some great pictures! (more…)

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Promo: trainSharp Fitness assessments

Promo: trainSharp fitness assessments are an essential part of improving cycling performance, but why? (more…)

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Feature Interview: Alex Richardson

Against the odds, a former stockbroker turned full time cyclist, Alex Richardson, riding solo (no team) won the biggest classic of the season, the Lincoln Grand Prix – we chat … (more…)

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Feature Interview: John Herety (JLT Condor)

His team may have folded after a decade at the top, but former pro road race champion and a team manager since the mid 80’s, John Herety is proud of what the team achieved and rightly so (more…)

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Interview: Phil Jones & his ToB1DA Charity Ride

Feature interview with Phil Jones, (Managing Director of Brother UK), who not only has helped many a team and rider in the sport through his company’s sponsorship of cycling, but also goes out and raises money to help future champions in his ToB1DA for the Dave Rayner Fund (more…)

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Insight: James Shaw’s Tour of Britain

trainSharp look at the power files for James Shaw of Lotto Soudal from two different types of stages and compare them (more…)

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Cycling Holiday Spain Pro Training Camps

As the road season ends, temperatures plummet, the weather gets changeable, and a holiday is needed, then Cycling Holiday Spain have just the place in Southern Spain where you can relax and ride the bike if you really must! (more…)

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Julian Alaphilippe: All roads lead to Innsbruck

One of the most consistent and successful riders of the season, the 26-year-old Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe looks back to his exploits as he continues his preparation for the World Championships. (more…)

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Insight: James Shaw’s ToB Numbers

James Shaw who is coached by trainSharp, “If I am ever in a break with Tony Martin and Vasil Kiryienka again I am dropping straight back to the peloton” (more…)

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Bikes! Save on Ribble Cycles Hill Climbing weapon

Readers can save money on Ribble Cycles lightest carbon bike, their Hill Climbing weapon, the SL with Dura Ace which is now in the summer sale! (more…)

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Feature Interview: Team Wiggins on Tour

Given a last minute slot in the Tour of Britain, team Wiggins is making the most of its opportunity with some aggressive riding and sprinting (more…)

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Feature: Connor Swift (Madison Genesis)

Chat with Connor Swift of Madison Genesis mid Tour of Britain to chat about that bike and the race so far for him … (more…)

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Insights: Eddie Dunbar’s Numbers

Eddie Dunbar was second on the final stage of the Tour de L’Avenir and his coach, trainSharp have looked at his numbers for the ride (more…)

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Spot Interviews: The Brits on Tour Part 1

As the riders rolled away from the presentation at the start, we managed a few quick chats with some of the Brits in the race – James Shaw, George Pym of Madison Genesis and Liverpool’s Mark McNally (more…)

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Spot Interviews: Matt Holmes (Madison Genesis)

Two days in a row, Matt Holmes of Madison Genesis has been flexing his muscles and showing how well racing at this level suits him  (more…)

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News: Bialoblocki misses 10 title by 3 secs

After winning the 25 title and various comp records, Poland’s Marcin Bialoblocki missed the 10 title by three seconds – we chatted afterwards (more…)

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Feature: Chat with Madison Genesis Riders

After the finish of the Ryedale GP, we spoke to the riders in Madison Genesis about the Tour of Britain … Connor Swift, Richard Handley, Jonny McEvoy, Erick Rowsell and George Pym (more…)

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Tour of Britain Feature: Matt Holmes (Madison Genesis)

Matt Holmes of Madison Genesis showed in the Tour of Yorkshire (5th 2017) that he can ride with the World Tour riders and in the Tour of Britain his goal again is a good GC ride – we speak about the race (more…)

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Feature Interview: Max Stedman (Canyon Eisberg)

After a super strong second place in the tough Ryedale Grand Prix last Sunday, Canyon Eisberg’s Max Stedman’s next goal is a good GC place in the Tour of Britain starting on Sunday (more…)

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Feature Interview: Andy Tennant (Canyon Eisberg)

A rider expected to feature in the Tour of Britain is Andy Tennant of Canyon Eisberg who was 11th recently in a UCI 1.1 in Holland won by super sprinter Dylan Groenewegen (more…)

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Tour of Britain Feature: Colin Sturgess (Madison Genesis)

Chat with DS for Madison Genesis, Colin Sturgess about selecting the six riders for the Tour of Britain (more…)

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ToB Feature Interview – Canyon Eisberg boss Tim Elverson

Talking to Canyon Eisberg boss Tim Elverson about selecting a team for the Tour of Britain and why he selected who he has … (more…)

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Estrella Riders: Greg Parker

Estrella Riders: Greg Parker, who races time trials and duathlon, has two Estrella Bikes, the Fugaz V2 & the Estrella Fangoso gravel bike for fun riding. Greg says its the best looking bike out there! Greg set a 48:42 min PB on the Fugaz for a 25 mile TT at 54 years old! (more…)

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Feature: Welsh Road Race Academy

Over a decade after Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas was part of GB’s Academy under the guiding hand of Rod Ellingworth, this season, the Wales Academy for riders 18-20 with former pro Rob Partridge in charge, is helping Welsh talent on the road. (more…)

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Interview: Dan Patten (Merlin)

In between mixing with Tour de France stars in the post Tour crits, Dan Patten riding for Merlin Cycles has ventured over to Britain to do some of the ‘Prems’ – we spoke in Leicester (more…)

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Spot Interview: Ali Slater wins first UCI Race

Chat with Ali Slater of JLT Condor about his first ever UCI win in the Kreiz Breizh Elites stage race (UCI 2.2) in France a few weeks ago. (more…)

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Promo: Cycling Holiday Spain

As the season end approaches, thoughts turn to holidays and training camps and one that gets rave reviews is Cycling Holiday Spain – we look at it through the power of images (more…)

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Feature Interview: Connor Swift (Madison Genesis)

Before his race at Leicester on Sunday, I caught up with British Road Race Champion Connor Swift of Madison Genesis to chat about being a stagiaire for Dimension Data (more…)

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Feature Interview: Alex Dowsett

Feature interview with Alex Dowsett after his 5th place in the European Time Trial Championships by Gordon Wiseman (more…)

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Mini Feature: Q&A Penny Harris

Question and Answer with Estrella ambassador Penny Harris on her bike she uses for triathlon, sportives and exploring the south west Pembrokeshire countryside (more…)

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Interview: Marcin Bialoblocki

Hour record next big aim for Marcin Bialoblocki if he can find the sponsorship whilst Euro’s and Worlds time trial championships for Poland also big goals for the new 25 champion (more…)

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Q&A with Estrella Ambassador Richard Wyeth

Chat with Estrella Ambassador Richard Wyeth about his Fugaz V2 time trial bike which has seen him setting personal best after personal best (more…)

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Feature: Revolver Wheels & Products

Ridden by some of the fastest time trialists in the world such as Marcin Bialoblocki and Sarah Storey, Revolver Wheels is a brand that has been growing steadily in the UK since 2014 – we look at Revolver Wheels (more…)

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Mini Feature: Estrella Ambassador Shannon Kelly

Ambassador’s for Estrella Bikes are not just in the UK but in Europe as well and over in Ireland, there is Shannon Kelly, who is an Irish triathlete currently on the Irish development squad for triathlon. – We chat to her about Estrella bikes …  (more…)

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LIVE! British Circuit Race Championships

Live from Stockton on Tees, VeloUK is at the British Circuit Race Championships for Men and Women – Live action, pictures, video clips and interviews  (more…)

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Video Feature: Connor Swift (Madison Genesis)

Before he raced to victory in Abergavenny, I sat down with British Road Race Champion 2018 Connor Swift of Madison Genesis to talk about his race and the week after … (more…)

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Feature: Dan Fleeman and Cycle Division Bikefit

Former world tour professional Dan Fleeman is still very much in the sport coaching many a star rider through his coaching business but recently, he also joined up with Cycle Division to help cyclists of all abilities to make sure they get a bike that fits. (more…)

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Video: Alex Dowsett (Post TT Champs Chat)

Five time a British Time Trial Champion, Alex Dowsett chats to us about his TT Champs race and more (more…)

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News: Ribble Cycles Launch New CGR Ti

Ribble Cycles has launched the bike that knows no boundaries, the CGR Ti – a stunning Titanium bike that will take you anywhere with timeless performance and style (more…)

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Video Interview: Dan Bigham

Prior to doing a 17.38 in the Hemel Hempstead 10 on June 16, VeloUK spoke to TT legend in Britain Dan Bigham about racing drag strips and hilly courses, his new Ribble Cycles Ultra TT bike, new Boardman Bikes Performance Centre & the British TT Champs course (more…)

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Feature: Beth Crumpton – Two Paths to Follow

VeloUK chatted with Storey Racing’s Beth Crumpton during stages 3 and 4 of this year’s OVO Energy Women’s Tour as the race made its way around many of the roads familiar to the Redditch born rider. (more…)

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Promo: Cycling Holiday Spain 2018/19 Dates

If you have ever wondered about giving  Cycling Holiday Spain  a try when looking for a training camp, read the latest testimonial from Lindsay who seems mightily impressed  (more…)

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Feature: Boardman Performance Centre

On a visit to the now fully open Boardman Performance Centre, not only does it have state of the art performance experts and facilities but also the latest range of Boardman Bikes (more…)

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Insight: Dunbar just misses podium finish in Belgium

2018 is turning out to be a great year for trainSharp coached, Eddie Dunbar where he finished 4th in the general classification for the Baloise Belgium Tour  (more…)

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Ribble Cycles Launch Super Fast Ultra TT/Tri

Ribble Cycles has launched their new range-topping Ultra TT and Tri models; the fastest ever bikes the brand have developed to date. (more…)

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Feature Interviews: Tanfield Brother’s Games Experience

At the Klondike GP, we got to speak to two riders who came back from Australia with Commonwealth Games medals, Charlie and Harry Tanfield (more…)

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Neutral Service at the CiCLE Classic

Prior to the Klondike GP, we caught up with Tony Barry from Brother UK neutral service to ask how bad was the CiCLE Classic for punctures …. (more…)

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Feature – Klondike GP Post Race Interviews

Little chats with Tom Pidcock, Erick Rowsell, Jonny McEvoy, Joey Walker, Tom Moses and Steve Lampier post race at the Klondike Grand Prix on Sunday (more…)

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Rider Chat: Dan Patten (Merlin Cycles)

Former Team Wiggins rider Dan Patten, based in Belgium, is racing for Merlin Cycles in 2018 … we chat (more…)

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Preview: Klondike Grand Prix

Winner in 2017, Chris Latham, will wear number 1 for the 2018 Edition of the Klondike GP in the North East on Sunday (April 28) (more…)

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