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First blog : Chris Dredge

Published 30th March 2015

 My name is Chris Dredge, I am 21 years old and this is my first season being supported by the Dave Rayner Fund. I am currently studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of Sheffield and will graduate this summer. After this I am off to Belgium to race for CT2020  based in Brugge. I am […]

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A Bad run – Latest blog from Duncan Heywood

Published 30th March 2015

Writing these posts is pretty simple when everything going well. For that reason you can probably tell the last few weeks haven’t been the best. To my disappointment I’ve managed to rack up 6 DNF’s in a row, definitely my worst start to a season. Rather than the standard race report of this happened then […]

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Survival -surrender-satisfaction : latest blog from Daniel McKimm

Published 30th March 2015

Ironically, seeing as this is the first week that I’ve actually had internet access at my flat since moving to France, I’ve been a bit slow to hit the keys. Nevertheless, I’ve finally taken the time to probe around the vast (empty) spaces inside my head and spew out a few words about last weekend, which for the first time this season, saw […]

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A Weekend in the breakaway : Latest blog from Taylor Johnstone

Published 30th March 2015

A strong race the previous weekend in Haringe and a solid week of training left me high with confidence heading into another double weekend of racing, the third in a row. Saturday’s race was in a town called Zele, in East Flanders, a region where the racing is slightly different, especially with a course that […]

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Chatillion Dijon : Latest blog from Matthew Teggart

Published 30th March 2015

My First Elite National. 151km. The guys in the team seemed pretty excited about this race, they had mentioned it a few times even weeks ago saying it was the first big race. The manager of the club then as we were in route to the start of the race said that a top 20 […]

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BBM Revolution RR : Blog from Julian Varley

Published 24th March 2015

The second road race for me this year and another quick trip down the A1 to a sleepy village hall. As a I started my warm up the sun began to shine and I was already overheating, spring seems to be here. With warm up complete I took my place on the start, the atmosphere […]

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Pimbo : Blog from Matt Nowell

Published 23rd March 2015

Duncan Sparrow RR – Pimbo 22.03.2015 Photo Credit Ellen Isherwood 2015.  I was pleasently awoken this morning by beams of sunlight through my window, a change to the usual drab of british weather that we’ve experienced thus far. With my kit packed and ready to go, we headed to Pimbo circuit for the 2nd time […]

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Matrix Team launch : Blog from Jessie Walker

Published 21st March 2015

  So now we’re in March. Time flies and it’s already race season. It seems like the cold winter months crawl by then suddenly everything changes. The start of a new race season is always so crazy. New kit, new bikes, lots of media attention. It is all a shock to the system having just […]

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Meulebeke and Haringe : Blog from Taylor Johnstone

Published 20th March 2015

Thursday, 19 March 2015 Meulebeke and Haringe!! As the weekend drew nearer, another double header of racing was upon us. After no results last weekend in Geluwe and Ichtegem, where I rode aggressively but lacked some race sharpness, I was determined to make amends. I found myself getting carried away that weekend, desperate to ride […]

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A day to forget : Blog from Eoin McCarthy

Published 20th March 2015

Last time I was writing about my adventures on a bicycle, I was in a hotel room in France at Etoille de Besseges UCI 2.1, trying desperately to concentrate whilst listening to my room mate Maessie’s music and recovering from a hectic first stage. Now I am sitting in Belgium, half of my body ripped […]

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