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TRIUMPH FOR INAUGURAL TOUR DE WEST WIGHT

There was sunshine and blue skies as the West Wight Sports & Community Centre celebrated Isle of Wight Day with the first Tour de West Wight on Saturday (23rd September). Around 50 cyclists turned out for the charity event, which involved a 40km ride through villages around the West Wight. The group ride was supported by the West Wight Wheelers …

HOLLEYMAN RETAINS 2ND CAT LICENCE

Wightlink Wight Mountain Cycle Race Team rider Adam Holleyman travelled up to Hillingdon in Greater London on Saturday (16th September) to race the Elite, 1st and 2nd category circuit race.  The race started fast with many riders attacking to break up the field. After riding to his limit to mark all of the attacks, Adam found himself in the front …

BUSY SUMMER SEASON FOR WIGHTLINK CYCLE RACE TEAM

4 members of the Wightlink-Wight Mountain Cycle Race Team travelled to Goodwood motor racing circuit on Sunday (27th August) for the final part of the Chichester Festival of Cycling.  The race was 1.5 hours in length and the riders covered 42miles at 27.5mph. Combined with the hot and still weather this made for some tough racing. Adam Holleyman needed ranking points to …

BUSY JULY FOR WIGHTLINK-WIGHT MOUNTAIN CYCLE RACE TEAM

July marked another busy month for the riders of the Wightlink-Wight Mountain Cycle Race Team who competed in no less than 5 different events across the South. 4 of the strongest team riders went to the annual Goodwood team time trial last Tuesday (25th July), taking a top 10 win in what was a closely fought event. After competing in …

HAYDEN TAKES THE WIN AT THE MOUNTBATTEN CIRCUIT

4 riders from the Wightlink-Wightmountain cycle team made their way to the Mountbatten Circuit in Portsmouth last Wednesday (21st June) for the seventh race in the series, with Ian Hayden and Kev Foster competing in the 3rd Category race. The race started with a couple of early attacks which Foster worked hard on the front to chase down and bring back. …

STRONG PERFORMANCE BY ALLSOPP AT PORTSMOUTH

On Wednesday 7th June, Matt Allsopp, Stuart Waite, Adam Holleyman and Ian Hayden popped over the Solent on the Fastcat and raced the regular Wednesday evening outdoor track event at the Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth. Hayden raced in the 35 minute 3rd Category race. The strong wind dictated that most of the attacks would be on the back straight of …

ARTHUR SECURES RESPECTABLE FINISH IN 10 MILE TIME TRIAL

VIDEO: Isle of Wight cyclist Arthur Venables, who rides for the mainland team …a3crg, lined up for the 10 mile individual time trial between Liss and Liphook on Wednesday (31st May). The conditions for the time trial were fairly favourable, with warm temperatures and a light wind from a South Westerly direction. Venables rode the 10 miles in a fast …

BUSY MAY FOR WIGHTLINK-WIGHT MOUNTAIN CYCLE RACE TEAM

May was a busy month for the riders of the Wightlink-Wight Mountain Cycle Race Team, who competed up and down the country with varying success. On Sunday 21st May 2 team members travelled to North Winchcombe in the Cotswolds to take part in an 85km road race. The race consisted of 9 laps of the 9.5km circuit with an uphill …

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