Author Archives: craigbatto

Pimbo round 3 Croston Velo RR

by Adam Baines Well it’s Sunday, again. John McKellar and I are racing, again. It’s Pimbo, again and the sun is shining, again! Casting back to the Thursday before this race I didn’t think I’d make it to the start line … Continue reading

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LVRC National Road Race Championships

by Craig Battersby Saturday lunchtime: whatsapp message from team mate Tony Greenhalgh who had traveled down on Saturday to stay over- “The course is made for you and Feeney”. Happy days-  Ste and me were excited to see the hilly … Continue reading

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The Racing Chance Foundation 3rd/4th Cat race Sunday 24th June

by Adam Baines I’ll be honest, my racing season this year has been somewhat Staccato. With races being cancelled and the inevitable rejections from others, I’ve just not had any consistent weekends of racing, which has made it hard to stay focused … Continue reading

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Ian Mountain Road Race 3rd June

by Stephen Feeney This weekend was a quiet one on the local race scene with a couple of races cancelled due to road works. I’d entered a race over in Yorkshire so would be one of just a couple of … Continue reading

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Westmoreland Tankard Road Race 27th May

by Adam Baines  Today saw Tom (Hanlon), John (Bamford) and me take on The Westmorland Tankard. A 3rd and 4th Category race run on the Old Hutton Course. I’ve had mixed luck on this course over the years… My first attempt … Continue reading

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East Lancs Road Club road race, 20th May

by Ste Feeney After missing last week’s Bashall Eaves event ( the West Pennine RC road race) because of a lingering cough, I was back in action this week for the latest Bashall Eaves offering, this time on the ‘long’ … Continue reading

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Cold Dark North Road Race, by Joe Bowers

Cold Dark North – Oakenclough Road Race – AKA Pain and Suffering Jon and I lined up for the first proper road race of our seasons on Saturday – a 70 mile National B race on the tough, hilly Oakenclough … Continue reading

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iMann Easter 2-day, by Craig Battersby

WHAT. A. RACE. Don’t get me wrong, Pimbo, the Frank Morgan Memorial, Salt Ayre etc are all fun events but they’re hardly bike racing at it’s finest. Real attacking full-gas racing up big hills, knocking lumps out of each other … Continue reading

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Lancaster Uni Spring Crit 1

After the Beast from the East had claimed the Hull 3 up tt, I was Itching to find some racing action this weekend and the only thing available that was local at such short notice was the first of the … Continue reading

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Worcester Trophy RR

By Jon Fowles Due to unfortunate circumstances I haven’t “finished” a race in the last 5 weeks, a combination of race cancellations… and one race where overzealous cornering sent me into the undergrowth. So I was pretty keen to see how … Continue reading

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