GALLERY: Long, Whitemore and Southcott among the winners at final South West XC Series race
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GALLERY: Long, Whitemore and Southcott among the winners at final South West XC Series race

ROCKIN Bikes’ Richard Long and Pilgrim Flyers’ Alex Whitemore and Jack Southcott were among the winners at the final 2018 South West Mountain Bike Cross Country Series race. The series-ending event took place at Mount Edgecumbe, which had also been the setting for round four in June. Conditions, however, were trickier this time around following … Continue reading

Pilgrim Flyers’ Barron claims top three finish in UK National Cross Country Series
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Pilgrim Flyers’ Barron claims top three finish in UK National Cross Country Series

PILGRIM Flyers’ Helen Barron claimed a top three finish overall in the HSBC UK National Cross Country Series. Barron ended the five-race series by taking third in the junior female race at Builth Wells in Wales. That secured her third also overall in the series. Fiona Barron was fourth in the same race in Brecknockshire … Continue reading

Plymouth Corinthian’s Shaw breaks course record for Ermington Time Trial Series
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Plymouth Corinthian’s Shaw breaks course record for Ermington Time Trial Series

PLYMOUTH Corinthian’s rider Robert Shaw broke the course record for the Ermington Time Trial Series this week. Shaw, who has qualified for this year’s Ironman 70.3 World Championships in South Africa, clocked an impressive 22 minutes and 55 seconds for the 10 mile out and back event hosted by Plymouth Triathlon Club. That broke Rob … Continue reading

GALLERY: Wilson just edges out Pilgrim’s junior Allen in second Summer Soggies Series
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GALLERY: Wilson just edges out Pilgrim’s junior Allen in second Summer Soggies Series

PILGRIM Flyers’ youth star Oli Allen enjoyed another good battle with veteran Derek Wilson in the second Pop-Up Summer Soggies Series at Newnham Park on Friday night. In the first event of the series in May, Allen had taken victory, but this month Wilson got his revenge in hot conditions and on a slightly different … Continue reading

Pilgrim Flyers riders claim top 10 finishes at latest UK National Cross Country Series event
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Pilgrim Flyers riders claim top 10 finishes at latest UK National Cross Country Series event

PILGRIM Flyers cyclists Helen Barron, Rosie Andrews and Oli Allen all claimed top 10 finishes at round four of the UK National Cross Country Series at Phoenix Bike Park in Suffolk. On a dry course at the Newmarket venue, Barron finished fifth in the junior female category in a time of 1:19.02. Just 22 seconds … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from round four of the  South West Cross Country Series
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GALLERY: Pictures from round four of the South West Cross Country Series

MOUNTAIN bikers descended on Mount Edgcumbe Country Park on Sunday for the fourth round of the South West Cross Country Series. Cyclists were treated to glorious weather and stunning views at the event that catered for riders from under-eights right through to masters. The course offered plenty of hills and a mixture of grass fire … Continue reading

GALLERY: Bramley and Toole claim victories at latest Torbay Velopark Series event
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GALLERY: Bramley and Toole claim victories at latest Torbay Velopark Series event

A NUMBER of local cyclists took part in this week’s SWLaw Torbay Velopark Series. Plymouth triathlete Travis Bramley claimed victory in the first race for category four competitors. He finished well ahead of the rest of the field, with Ashley Welch taking second, David Elliott third and Plymouth Corinthian’s Ian Devonshire fourth. The second race … Continue reading