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BRRT Racing Team

We have an active racing team who represent the Club in a number of disciplines...

Road Racing

Alexander Norman - Lee Valley Velo Park, U14's Crit June 2019. Courtesy of Desert Eagle Photography
Alexander Norman - Lee Valley Velo Park, U14's Crit June 2019

Dan Gullefer - MK Bowl Summer Crit Series, June 2019. Courtesy of Desert Eagle Photography
Dan Gullefer - MK Bowl Summer Crit Series, June 2019

Adam Gross - MK Bowl Summer Crit Series, June 2019. Courtesy of Desert Eagle Photography
Adam Gross - MK Bowl Summer Crit Series, June 2019

Simon Norman - BRCC Road Race (Gt Barford), March 2019.
Simon Norman - BRCC Road Race (Gt Barford), March 2019

Christy Tabrett - Flamme Rouge Road Race (Gt Barford), May 2019
Christy Tabrett - Flamme Rouge Road Race (Gt Barford), May 2019

MTB

Mark Whenham - Carver Barracks, May 2019. Courtesy of Davey Jones
Mark Whenham - Carver Barracks, May 2019

Time Trials

Jon Friend - CCC E2/50c, June 2019. Courtesy of Davey Jones
Jon Friend - CCC E2/50c, June 2019

David Cook- VTTA E2/10, June 2019. Courtesy of Davey Jones
David Cook- VTTA E2/10, June 2019

Matt Donovan - ECCA Champs E2/25, May 2019. Courtesy of Davey Jones
Matt Donovan - ECCA Champs E2/25, May 2019

Mick Case - ECCA Champs E2/25, May 2019. Courtesy of Davey Jones
Mick Case -  ECCA Champs E2/25, May 2019.

Christ Priestley - VTTA 25 E33/25, April 2019. Courtesy of Davey Jones
Christ Priestley - VTTA 25 E33/25, April 2019

Ian Woodcock - ECCA Champs E2/10, May 2019. Courtesy of Davey Jones
Ian Woodcock - ECCA Champs E2/10, May 2019

Mick Hodson - St Ives Open N1/10, June 2019. Courtesy of Davey Jones
Mick Hodson - St Ives Open N1/10, June 2019

Stop Press ... BRRC Road Race: Revised Date - now 16th September 2018

Dan Pearce wins at MK Bowl!

Dan Pearce wins a cycling road race for Beds Road Racing Team

10 March 2018:
Milton Keynes Bowl Crits organised splendidly this week by our buds at the JCA-Equip Velo team.

A wet circuit and slimy conditions greeted our 3 riders today with Matt Donovan and Dan Pearce in the morning's 4th Cat race and Simon Norman in lunchtime's 2nd/3rd Cat race.

The 4th cat race started with a twitchy bunch and the inevitable crash that neutralized things for a lap or 2.

Matt stayed out of trouble at the front and put a shift in at times dragging the bunch around, whereas Dan kept his powder dry until the last lap sprint...and then got his shit together and popped off the front to win!

Matt came in approx 6th having paid for his earlier efforts to complete a great team race.

Matt Donovan (L) and Dan Pearce (R) after the battle.

Dan Pearce wins another cycling road race for Beds Road Racing Team. Here with team mate Matt Donovan (left)

In the 2/3's Normski was pretty much in control and looking good but missed the break at the crucial time.

He worked hard at the front jumping over to various small breakaways but nothing much stuck.

The initial sole breakaway rider impressively soloed to the win with Normski grabbing 4th in the following sprint and 5th on the day.

A solid start to the season following a difficult injury-hit winter.

So there you go...3 wins already this season for the Team and decent points all around today. BRRT.




Ollie Bates at the Spring Chicken

Ollie Bates is one of Beds Road Racing Team's top racing cyclists

10 March 2018:
The fabled Spring Chicken Road Race threw up a right old mutha clucker of a day today.

Our Ollie Bates was the only BRRT rider in the field and had to really fend for himself as Billy no mates today.

He was the right side of a split in the bunch that fractured the field and kept himself out of trouble to the finish.

Having ridden the (potholed/lumpy/technical) course a number of times myself it's a testament to his handling skills that he came through unscathed and in one piece for a solid top 20 result.

Top man, top result!

This photo - that he begged us not to publish - will give you an idea of today's conditions...dirty dirty boy!!!




[i] 2016 British Cycling Report on the BRCC Road Race

The course is 6 laps of around 10 miles each

Road race map

Awarding the prizes to the worthy winners...

Prize giving following a Beds Road cycle race

See our calendar for updates on when it will be held and contact our Captain if you have any questions about the race.

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