Success all round for Coventry based Cycling Squad

Team Boss Mick Ives unveiled his new squad for the 2013 season, at the Team Launch held at the Coventry Transport Museum on Saturday With 8 new additions to last season many of them current or past British Champions. And at the same venue, Mick also announced that the Team will have additional sponsorship support from “Polypipe Civils ” the UK ’s leading manufacturer of surface water drainage, sewerage, cable protection and water management solutions. The company is based at Loughborough, Leicestershire. Coventry’s leading Lady Triathlete Samantha Anderson (who is also a member of Rugby Ti Club) absolutely pulverised the oppersition in the Oulton Park Durathlon in Cheshire the final qualifying round for the Gt Britian selections for 2013 World Durathlon championships in Holland in April The Team Jewson M.I. Rider, who has already qualifified completed the first 5 km Run in 16 minutes 43 secs, a clear minuteute ahead of her nearest rival this was followed by an excellent 22 km Cycle section in 35 34 where she increased her lead, , and then followed up with the final 5 km Run, almost as fast as her first run, to finish a massive 4 minutes. 52 secs. ahead of the 2nd placed competitior. This performance will give Samantha a huge boost for the World Champs. Newly signed veteran Lady rider, better known for her Cyclo Cross performances, including a Bronze Medal in the World championships and several times British Champion “Louise Day” got off to CRACKING START BY WINNING THE Bourne Wheelers 14 ½ mile Hilly Time Trial in Lincolnshire, in very cold and windy conditions. On Cannock...

Win in first road race event of the 2013 season

First Road Race event of the 2013 season, for Coventry based Team Jewson M.I. Racing riders, resulted in 2 victories and a second place. Competing the Baines Racing Road Races at Towcester, Northants Richard Evans, who was riding his first Road race for the Team showed that the very hard work, he has put in during the winter break, really paying off. Evans and team mate Richard Schimmell another new addition to the team were in a group of 9 riders who broke clear of the main field on the first of 7 laps in the 45 ml season opener. And both riders showed excellent form to help keep the group clear to the finish, where Evans, not known for his finishing sprint, won the race for riders 45 years and over. Team mate Richard Sommerville, punctured on the first lap, and the teams Triathlete Greg Ashley, broke a rear gear cable half way thro the race, and had to ride in top gear to the finish which will toughen his legs up for next weeks 45 ml Ultra Running Race across Exmoor. In the race for riders 65 and over Martons, Barrie Mitchell, riding his first road race for 2 years, finished a very close 2nd, and the ever green ex professional Derrick Woodings won the race for riders 70+, making it a great start to the road racing season for the Team The event was held in bitterly cold strong winds along with snow showers, making it very tough for all...

Jewson M.I. Racing make their intentions known

The 2013 Road and Mt Bike season has only just began, and already Coventry based Team Jewson M.I. Racing have made their intentions known, they are up for a brilliant season. On Saturday Coventry’s Samantha Anderson, riding for Team Jewson M.I. Racing confirmed she is one of the leading Durathlon competitors in the UK, with a brilliant performance in the Althorpe Duralthon in Northamptonshire. Samantha who finished 6th in the European championships last year in Nancy, France, has already been selected to compete in the European championships this year in Holland in April. The event at Althorpe was a selection race, so it contained a very high class field, Samantha surprised even herself when she broke the Event Record by over 3 1/2 minuteutes, but eventually had to settle for 4th place overall for the 5km Run/20km Cycle and 5km Run such was the competition This performance comes on top of a very tough Winter training programme, and it looks like she is in far better condition than ever before. At Southampton veteran Road Racer, Les Liddiard, tried out his condition, with a rare Time Trial performance, competing in the Sotonia CC 10 mile event, where he finished 2nd veteran on Standard and 11th fastest in the race, showing he will be a force to recon with, once his Road Racing season begins. At Lyne in Cheshire 2 new Team members who live locally, Richard Evans and Matt Purshouse, both veteran riders, teamed up to compete in the Nova CC 2 up 25 ml Time Trial on Saturday afternoon. this was their first race in the Teams colours, and...