Launchpad 2018

Feb 18 5 members of the Velo race team (VRT) returned from Calpe, Spain after a quality week of endurance training. Based out of the highly recommended AR Hotel Diamanté Beach the team managed in the region of 400 miles and 36000ft of elevation. Snow capped tops and...

Race Team Plans for 2018

A year on a year wiser and new race plans are a hatching. This Sunday 7th Jan the Race boys n’ girls meet up to discuss the forthcoming season. There are a number of target races we wish to explore both home and away as well as discuss February’s trip to...

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...
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