Tag Archives: British Classics

News: 10th Rutland- Melton International CiCLE Classic

Cycling enthusiasts from all over the world will be focused on the region for the 10th anniversary of the Rutland-Melton CiCLE Classic at the end of April. (more…)

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Talkingshop: Malcolm Elliott – Milk Race Winner

VeloUK speaks to former Milk Race winner Malcolm Elliott about an event that is one of the most well known sporting events in the history of cycling in Britain. (more…)

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Full Results & Photos! 47th Clayton Velo Spring Classic

The early season classic that gets the road season underway in the North West is the Clayton Velo Spring Classic and the 2013 Edition was won by Richard Handley in a great sprint with Ryan Mullen. (more…)

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Event News: Entries Open for 54th Wally Gimber

Another Classic to have survived the cull over the years, the Wally Gimber Trophy, is accepting entries for the race to be held on March 24, 2013. (more…)

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British Classics: Beaumont Trophy 60 years and counting …

Part of a huge cycling weekend in the North East (June 28-July 1), the Beaumont Trophy is one of the oldest events on the racing calendar and in 2012, will be round 5 in the Premier Calendar series. (more…)

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Photo Album: Downing’s 4th Lincoln Grand Prix

Russell Downing of Endura Racing has equalled the record number of wins in the British classic, the Lincoln Grand Prix. His fourth win equals that of Paul Curran and as he quipped afterwards, ‘I’ve still got it’ and Fonzy, you sure do! (more…)

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Lincoln GP: Can Russell Downing win his fourth?

Defending champion in the Lincoln Grand Prix, Scott Thwaites, returns with teammate Russell Downing going for his fourth win in the race. Sensational line -up for this British monument with three former winners. (more…)

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Report: Good Friday Track Meeting

Paul Burgoine visits one of the most classic of Track Opens in Britain, if not the World at the 1948 Olympic Velodrome (more…)

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Report & Results: 30th Jock Wadley Memorial Road Race

GB Academy rider George Atkins has won the Jock Wadley Memorial Road Race in Essex today after outsprinting  Marcin Bialoblocki of Node 4 Giordana. (more…)

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Eddie Soens: Clean Sweep for Endura Racing

Russell Downing has won the 51st edition of the Eddie Soens in 1-2-3 for Endura Racing with Scott Thwaites second and Jonny McEvoy in third. (more…)

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2012 Clayton Velo Spring Classic

Against the odds, Richard Hepworth (Cycle Premier) has won the Clayton Velo Spring Classic handicap race in Lancashire in an eight man sprint. David McGowan (UK Youth) was second and Robbie Hassan (Herbalife Leisurelakes) third. (more…)

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Photo Report & Result: 47th Perfs Pedal

Team UK Youth came to the Perfs Pedal to win and dominate and that is exactly what they did with Chris Opie winning the race ahead of Node4’s Marcin Bialoblocki and Endura Racing’s Jonny McEvoy. (more…)

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Start Sheet: Biggest Entry ever for the 2012 Eddie Soens Memorial RR

A huge field of 250 riders will line up for Merseyside’s early season classic at Aintree Racecourse on Saturday 3rd March 2012. (more…)

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British Classics: The North Road Hardriders TT

The 26th of February sees a British Classic take place with an honours list packed with British legends and greats; the North Road CC’s ‘Hard Riders’ Time Trial (more…)

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University of Lincoln becomes Main Sponsor of the Lincoln GP

The University of Lincoln continues its support for the ever popular Lincoln Grand Prix Cycle Race by extending its previous year supporting sponsorship to become the event’s main sponsor in 2012. (more…)

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Tales from the past: Pat McQuaid Wins British Classic

It was the ’70s and Pat McQuaid, now head of the UCI, was in England and winning a classic that is sadly no longer with us, the Tour of the Cotswolds (more…)

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British Classics: Five Valleys (Wales)

One of the few Premier Calendar events in Wales, this was organised by Phil and Louise Jones before they emigrated to Australia. (more…)

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British Classics: Havant Grand Prix

Held in Hampshire, this was a tough race to win and among the winners since 1998 are Chris Walker, Russell Downing and John Tanner … (more…)

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British Classics: Lancaster Grand Prix

Held in Hertfordshire, starting Welwyn Garden City during its final runnings, the race was part of the Premier Calendar (more…)

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British Classics: Eddie Soens (Handicap)

Raced at Aintree, this race’s list of a winners is like a who’s who of British greats. (more…)

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British Classics: Archer Grand Prix

A classic held just north of London and with a great list of winners including Roger Hammond and a certain Phil Griffiths … (more…)

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British Classics: Ryedale Grand Prix

Held in North Yorkshire, this event, organised by Bob Howden, has twice doubled as the British RR Championship and will do so again in 2012. (more…)

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British Classics: Girvan (DoonHame)

One of the Scottish Classics still running today in the Southern Border region of Scotland. (more…)

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British Classics: Grand Prix of Essex

Another race (1955 – 2001) steeped in history but sadly lost to the sport ten years ago. (more…)

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British Classics: Isle of Man International

A race (1936 – 2003) from a small island producing some of the World’s best bike riders. (more…)

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Jock Wadley Memorial Race

One of the Eastern region’s finest and a classic race that still attracts a quality field and rightly so. (more…)

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British Classics: Lincoln Grand Prix

The daddy of the classics (a British monument you might say) and the race pros want to win year in, year out. Thank goodness for the Lincoln GP… (more…)

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British Classics: Place to Place

Races include London to Holyhead, London to Bradford (1979/1980) and Bristol to Bradford (1981) (more…)

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British Classics: CiCLE Classic (Rutland – Melton Mowbray)

This is a new event in Britain but one so unique from Colin Clewes that its become a classic on the calendar. ©  Jim Hendry, Archivist (more…)

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British Classics: Tour of the Peak

This was Mark Lovatt’s race, he won this race so often against class riders he was a machine over the roads he trained on. ©  Jim Hendry, Archivist (more…)

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British Classics: World Cup Races in Britain

Podiums for the World Cup Races in Britain from ©  Jim Hendry, Archivist (more…)

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British Classics: Tour of the Cotswolds

Run from 1951 – 2001, this race was one of the really well thought of classics in the British Calendar and has a great history. Just look at the names!  Phil Griffiths in 1973! (more…)

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