British Cycling Championships x 3 + another British Record

Coventry based Team Jewson–M.I.Racing–Thule–CNP, dominated the Jewson sponsored L.V.R.C. National Cyclo Cross Championships for Veteran riders at Moreton College , Nr Wellesbourne on Saturday With a field of over 50 riders from all over the U.K. contesting a tough but testing circuit, including steep descents and climbs in the wooded section combined with fast road and grass sections, and 2 running sections, Event organizer and course designer, 5 times World Masters Champion, Mick Ives, said “it was always going to sort the men from the boys, personally I was hoping for some rain to make conditions tougher, but it stayed dry all day.” Following his usual slow start, reigning Champion, and former British Senior Champion, Team Jewson rider ,Steve Knight, ploughed his way to the front, with a masterly display of riding, being the only rider in the event to ride one section of the course, that even Mick Ives thought would be impossible, this he did on each of the 8 laps, with out any problems. Knight won in convincing style, winning the Race and the 40+ Championship, next season he will contest the 45+ event Lorenzo Buratti finished 9th and 4th in the 40+ Championship Further success for the Team , with 54 yr old Pete Smith a former British Road Race Champion—finishing 4th in the Race and a clear winner in the 50+ Championship,, Team mate Tim Stowe (Wellesbourne) who won the Championship last season , and who lives just 2 miles from the course, finished 3rd to take Bronze Medal In the 60+ Championship –John Gabriel (Hinckley) finished 2nd, and Team mate Martin Hackley (Dunchurch)...

Best in the UK

Team Jewson—M.I.Racing—Thule—Kinesis –CNP, once again demonstrated that they have the most powerful and most successful Veteran Racing Cyclists in the U.K. The Coventry based Team, were is cracking form over the weekend, with 4 victories across the UK. The big event in the U.K. this weekend was Round 3 of the National Cyclo Cross Trophy series, held at Southampton. Kenilworths Darren Atkins, the reigning champion, showed his outstanding class and form to ride clear of the U.K.’s best riders in the race for riders 40 yrs and over– for a 25 sec victory in the 50 minute race, held on a course that required extreme skill over the very greasy surfaces, coupled with speed on the fast sections. This performance will give Darren great confidence, for his next major event the defence of his Midland Championship.in December. Team mate Steve Davies, fresh from his outstanding performances last week in Belgium repeated his victory in Round 2 with a clear victory in the 50+ race, (both events were separate races). Davies is also the reigning Champion of the National series—Steve has his eyes on bigger targets, that is to retain his National Championship title and possibly go for the World Championships in America, both in January. Both riders were honoured at the Team Jewson—M.I.Racing Dinner and Prize presentation at Dunchurch Park Hotel,on Friday Evening,  where over 90 Sponsors/Guests and Riders gathered, to celebrate the Teams success’s which includes 19 British Individual, and 2 Team Cycling Championships so far this season. No other team in Team UK can match that success. Team Director, Mick Ives, said “The performances that our riders,...

International Success in Cyclo Cross

Steve Davies from Coventry, the current over 50 National Cyclo Cross Champion, National Trophy series Champion, and National Mountain Bike Champion was in fantastic form over the weekend racing in Belgium. In his 2 events, Davies finished 4th on the Saturday, and 2nd on the Sunday, where he battled it out with the current U.C.I. World Champion, what made the performances more remarkable was that he was placed at the rear of the field in both events and had to work his way past over 60 riders, the World Champion was on the front row of the grid. Davis will be riding the forthcoming LVRC National Championships at Moreton College, Moreton Morrell on Saturday 19th November, and his other main targets will be to retain his British Championship in January at Ipswich, where he has already won on the course, the National Trophy series, and possibly the U.C.I.World Championships in America in January. Next weekend Davies will be one of the star riders attending the “Team Jewson”—M.I.Racing Dinner at the Dunchurch Park...