Giving Racing a Go

Like most amateur sports clubs there’s no doubt that it’s the competitive element which fuels its members enthusiasm bringing them back to better what they done last year, whether it’s against peers in training or representing the club through competition. The...

Race Team News

Race news Whether you look at the last race of 2016, or the first one of a new season the Velo29 winter series kicked off 31.12.16; first race being at Croft Race Circuit, Darlington. After a few suffering man flu type symptoms along with the seasonal over indulgence...

CX Herrington Rd 9 – A Day of Two Halves

CXNE Round 9 – Herrington For those people not familiar with Cyclocross the sight of hundreds of cyclists in a wet and muddy field may seem a crazy way to spend a Sunday but for some hardy souls this is cycling at its best.  “It’s fast, frantic, spectator...

Race Team News

I think a good place to start is to have a look back over the 2016 season, which brought good results and new faces representing the Velo on the north east race scene. For the more seasoned racers amongst us there was a good showing at some of the major road races...

South Shields Velo – A New Year

A new year has arrived and it got me thinking about to where my Shields Velo journey all began. Around this time last year, early February I believe was when i stumbled upon a Facebook group about saving gypsies green, let’s have a look at what’s going on...

Planning ahead and reaching your goals.

We all say this is going to be better than last year, I’m going to knuckle down and start training properly and do this and do that – blah blah blah. We all hear it and say it but not a lot of people actually last longer then a week or two ( Say it takes 6...

VELO do the Wooler Wheel

A run down of events by Martin Handley: We set off for Wooler with some trepidation due to the awful weather forecast but it wasn’t until we were about half an hour south of the town that we encountered low cloud and rain. However when we arrived it was obvious the...

Sports Massage

Becoming more and more popular sports massage is starting to take off. Having been contacted at the Velo from various people and companies about posting stuff and using our members for there various businesses, we had to do something.  Not been one to miss up on a...

Benemax Multia Sport Italia Trip Review

Last year I set out to cycle abroad for a holiday and to train a little bit for various events. Not really knowing where to start I asked about on a few Facebook pages and asked a few local cyclists about ideas. Same place kept on popping up in threads and...
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