GALLERY: Pictures from the Pilgrim Flyers Youth Stage Race at Newnham Park
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GALLERY: Pictures from the Pilgrim Flyers Youth Stage Race at Newnham Park

THE region’s up-and-coming mountain bike stars were in action at Newnham Park at the weekend in the inaugural Pilgrim Flyers Youth Stage Race. The event for under-16s was the first of its kind in the South West. Competitors took part in three separate events – a skills course, an off-road time-trial and a short cross … Continue reading

Long claims victory in final South West Cyclo Cross Series race
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Long claims victory in final South West Cyclo Cross Series race

RICHARD LONG ended the South West Cyclo Cross Series on a high with victory at the final round at the Torbay Velo Park. Long finished 35 seconds ahead of Hamish Fletcher-Cooney, who took second spot. Third place overall was Royal Navy’s Oliver Yates, who was first veteran. Tavistock Wheelers’ Philip Collings was fourth overall and … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the final Winter Soggy Bottom Series race at Newnham Park
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GALLERY: Pictures from the final Winter Soggy Bottom Series race at Newnham Park

THE final event of the Winter Soggy Bottom Series took place at Newnham Park on Sunday. Unlike last month’s race, conditions were dry for the final round and it helped produced some competitive riding. Tavistock Wheelers’ Leo White and Hot Pursuit/Pilgrim Flyers rider James McDouall continued their good battle in the juvenile boys’ category. McDouall … Continue reading

Riders from the region among the medals at the South West Cyclo-Cross Championships
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Riders from the region among the medals at the South West Cyclo-Cross Championships

RIDERS from the area impressed at the South West Regional Cyclo-Cross Championships held at Redruth on Sunday. Pilgrim Flyers’ Rosie Andrews took the under-16 girls’ title, finishing 52 seconds ahead of Tavistock Wheelers’ Connie McLaughlin, who took second in wet and muddy conditions in Cornwall. Tavistock’s Emma Luckham was first under-14 girl, while team-mate Orla … Continue reading

Southcott claims second win in tough conditions at Winter Soggy Bottom Series
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Southcott claims second win in tough conditions at Winter Soggy Bottom Series

WEATHER and course conditions were tough for competitors at the second Winter Soggy Bottom Series event at Newnham Park on Sunday. Many of the top Plymouth riders were racing elsewhere, but Pilgrim Flyers’ Jack Southcott backed up his win in the opening series race last month with another victory in the youth boys’ section. His … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pilgrim Flyers enjoy success at opening Winter Soggy Bottom event
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GALLERY: Pilgrim Flyers enjoy success at opening Winter Soggy Bottom event

PILGRIM Flyers riders enjoyed plenty of success at the opening Winter Soggy Bottom mountain bike series at Newnham Park on Sunday. They had six different winners over the various age groups at the Plympton event. Helen Barron (pictured top) led the way for them by claiming victory in the senior women’s race. She finished more … Continue reading

Flyers’ Allen and Andrews impress at latest South West Cycle Cross Series event
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Flyers’ Allen and Andrews impress at latest South West Cycle Cross Series event

PILGRIM Flyers’ Oliver Allen impressed at the latest South West Cycle Cross event held in cold conditions at Coxleigh Barton, near Barnstaple, on Sunday. Allen and Mid-Devon’s Tristan Davies have been enjoying a great battle this season in the junior category of the series. Davies had claimed victory the week before at Escot, but Allen … Continue reading