British Cycling supports Help for Heroes Sports Recovery programmes. British Cycling has announced a new initiative with Help for Heroes to help wounded, injured and sick service personnel and veterans rebuild their lives.
Record-breaking crowds at this weekend’s National Road Race Championships have been hailed by British Cycling today, after 30,000 people lined the streets to watch Mark Cavendish and Lizzie Armistead ride to glory on Sunday.
Former Road World Champion Mark Cavendish and London Olympic silver medallist Lizzie Armitstead were crowned champions in the 2013 British Cycling National Road Race Championships in Glasgow today.
Sports governing body reaches 75,000 members milestone. British Cycling’s membership has surpassed 75,000, soaring by over 50% since Sir Bradley Wiggins won the Tour de France in July last year, the sports governing body announced today.
Twenty-three time Tour de France stage winner and 2011 Road World Champion Mark Cavendish and London 2012 Olympic Games silver medallist Lizzie Armitstead will lead a world class field of Olympic and World Champions at the 2013 British Cycling National Road Championships which take place on 20 June (Time Trial) and 23 June (Road Race) in Glasgow and East Ayrshire. For the third year running, highlights of the event will be broadcast on ITV4 with this year’s race coverage being shown on Monday 24…
Getting more women cycling: the Big Breeze Bike Ride sees nationwide activities, 22-23 June. Ever notice that for every woman you see cycling along a road, there are three men? That’s because a whopping three times as many men as women in the UK ride bikes, with just one in fifty women getting their feet on the pedals once a week or more. Somewhere along the line, it seems a lot of women have forgotten the unbridled joy of life on two wheels.
British Cycling has formed a new partnership with Trafford College, which will support over 170 coaches to achieve qualifications in coaching cycling.
British Cycling President, Brian Cookson, today announced that he is willing to offer himself as a candidate for the position of President of the Union Cycliste Internationale (International Cycling Union). Elections take place at the Annual Congress in Florence, Italy, in September.