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More About the #TOB1DA Challenge

Published 28th August 2018

Riding the entire route of the Tour of Britain one day ahead of the race is no easy task, so why take on such a huge challenge? Phil Jones MBE, the managing director of Brother UK, has set himself this “big hairy audacious goal” to raise money for the Dave Rayner Fund. The Dave Rayner […]

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Raising Funds for UK Cycling Talent

Published 28th August 2018

Few sports can match the spectacle of professional cycling. Speed, suffering, excitement, bravery…it seems to have it all. Only one component is missing. Sustainable funding. Phil Jones MBE, the managing director of Brother UK, is determined to find ways to place the sport on a more stable platform. Brother UK is one of the biggest […]

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Cherie Pridham joins Phil Jones MBE’s #TOB1DA ride as sports director

Published 28th August 2018

Vitus Pro Cycling’s Cherie Pridham, the only female team owner and manager in the British peloton, will support Phil Jones MBE’s Tour of Britain One Day Ahead fundraising ride as sporting director. Pridham, who rode 10 Grand Tours in an era of epic races for the women’s sport, and whose managerial expertise has yielded victories in some […]

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George Jary: Looking forward after tough season

Published 28th August 2018

‘I would rather have had broken a collarbone’ This season has been tough for George Jary. He speaks to Rupert Cornford about breathing problems, loss of power and the ticking clock to turn professional   Why has 2018 been a challenging year for you? I had this cough which developed in races and I wasn’t […]

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Henrietta Colborne: ‘I really want to win’

Published 28th August 2018

‘I really want to win races and ride at the highest level’ Rupert Cornford speaks to Henrietta Colborne about ambition, growing up fast and a fire that won’t go out “It was just crazy, like riding through super glue. Kilometres have never passed so slowly in my life. We ran 34-30 on our bikes, and […]

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Stuart Balfour: “I wanted this victory in Plouay!”

Published 27th August 2018

It was the young Scotsman Stuart Balfour (Côtes d’Armor Marie Morin Véranda Rideau), 21, who won the 17th Grand Prix Plouay Elite Open (Elite National). At the end of the 147 kilometer course, he was again riding solo ahead of Fabio Do Rego (CM Aubervilliers 93-St-Michel) and Enzo Bernard (Vendée U). Stuart Balfour was part of […]

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Duo gear up for Tour of Britain One Day Ahead challenge to assist British cycling talent

Published 20th August 2018

A business leader and world record holder will be the first riders to complete this year’s OVO Energy Tour of Britain, as they take on the route one day ahead of the elite professionals in a bid to raise £50,000 for the future of the sport. Phil Jones, managing director of Brother UK, and James […]

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Young Briton Lewis Bulley wins final round of the Ronde Finistérienne à Brignogan Plages

Published 16th August 2018

It was the young British Lewis Bulley (Côtes D’Armor Marie Morin Veranda Rideau), 20, who won the seventh and final round of the Ronde Finistérienne à Brignogan Plages. He finished alone in front of Ludovic Poilvet (Team Pays de Dinan) and Matthieu Jeannès (Hennebont Cyclisme) Lewis Bulley unleashed his counterattack in France for his first year […]

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Scotsman Stuart Balfour wins at Montpinchon

Published 16th August 2018

It was the young Scotsman Stuart Balfour (Côtes d’Armor Marie Morin Véranda Rideau), 21, who won the 23rd Prix St. Lawrence Hopes (Saint-Laurent Espoirs) at Montpinchon on the coast by the English Channel. At the end of the 137km course, he was riding solo in front of Ewen Henrio (VCP Loudéac) and Alan Jousseaume (VS […]

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A Deviated Season

Published 14th August 2018

This post was written by George Jary. You can read the original article here. It has been a difficult season for me. I have had problems with my breathing which have affected my training, races and blog posts. My last post was in March and I have been waiting for some good news before I […]

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