Jeremy Hunt of Team Sky Wins East Yorkshire Classic in Beverley

July 31, 2011

Jeremy Hunt won the East Yorkshire Classic this afternoon in Beverley. Hunt races with Team Sky broke away from the leading pack to win the road race n front hundreds of cycling fans who had linedNew Walk to watch the climax of weekends cycling in Beverley. Hunt who is 37 has spent 15 years as a professional cyclist which has seen him win two British road race tiles as well…


Graham Briggs Claims Victory in East Yorkshire Classic

July 30, 2011

Graham Briggs was crowned National Circuit Champion last night in Beverley. The rider who races with Rapha Condor Sharp, the dominant force in domestic pro-cycling this season took the race by about a bike length from Ian Wilkinson. Briggs was presented with the winners Jersey and flowers by the Mayor of Beverley Peter Estelle. Over 80 riders took part  in the race that was delayed due a to crash in…


Cyclists Flock To Beverley For Yorkshire Classic

July 21, 2011

The annual East Yorkshire Classic Cycling Weekend, Friday 29 – Sunday 31 July, is proving even more popular than ever. Friday evening’s National Elite Circuit Race Championships, in the medieval town centre of Beverley, has 80 entries, with Olympic gold medallist, Ed Clancy, defending his title. Six hundred and fifty leisure riders have entered Saturday’s rides around the Yorkshire Wolds. Sunday’s East Yorkshire Classic road race has attracted all the…


Get Ready For East Yorkshire Classic Cycling Weekend in Beverley

June 30, 2011

Beverley will welcome some of the best cyclists in Britain to the town next month. The racing starts with the National Circuit Race Championship on Friday evening through the town centre, a thrillling race which last year saw Olympic champion Ed Clancy storm to victory in front of a huge crowd. The timetable for the evening is as follows: 6pm: National A youth event 30 mins plus 3 laps 6.35pm:…


Beverley Junior Scores First Points In Tough Road Race

May 17, 2011

Velo Club Beverley’s Paul Rymer scored his first British Cycling points in the Hull Thursday Road race on 15th May. Seventeen year-old Paul took 10th place, outpacing many strong and experienced riders on the hard and hilly North Newbald circuit. The performance was all the more impressive as this is only the fourth road race Paul has ever entered in his life – and he’s been training for less than…


The Velo Club Beverley Summer Road Race 2010

August 2, 2010

Inaugural Velo Club Beverley Summer Road Race won by Stephen Swales Walkington, 1st August 2008 – The first annual road race promoted by local club Velo Club Beverley was won by Stephen Swales, a former local racing star who has returned to racing after a lengthy layoff. In an exciting contest on a circuit running on the roads above Walkington, Swales outsprinted his breakaway companion Stephen Ellis of Rutland CC…


Dave Clarke Wins the Classic

July 19, 2010

Dave Clarke of the Pendragon Le Col Colnago biggest victory in Britain on Sunday when he winning the East Yorkshire Classic Premier Calendar Road Race with an 8 second margin. 2nd was Ian Bibby (Motorpoint-Marshalls Pasta) with 3rd place going to Marcin Bialoblocki (Wilier-Big Once again a fair number of people turned out and lined the streets to the watch the opening and closing stages of the final race….


The Big G – ‘Grimpeurs Des Wolds 2010’

July 18, 2010

With the elite riders resting after the intense racing in Beverley Market Place, amateurs and enthusiasts were able to tackle the ‘Big G’ – Grimpeurs Des Wolds. This is not a race but a personal challenge featuring over 600 riders from across the country. This year’s event saw over 500 people sign up within days of the event being announced. Riders can choose between three different routes which vary in…


Clancy Wins in Front of Large Crowds in Beverley

July 17, 2010

Olympic champion Ed Clancy showed his class to claim the latest leg of the National Circuit Race Championships in Beverley last night. In perfect conditions for racing, Clancy, part of the gold medal-winning GB pursuit team in China, positioned himself well to take victory on the tight Beverley town centre circuit. The Team Motorsport Marshall Pasta rider headed home Ian Wilkinson from Endura Racing, with Clancy’s team-mate Jonathon McEvoy in…


Keith Jordan Memorial Support Race

July 17, 2010

York rider Mike Moss stormed to victory in the Keith Jordan Memorial Support Race in Beverley last night. The 25-minute plus three lap event was a warm up to the main event of the evening, the latest leg of the National Circuit Race Championships. Moss was followed home by Bradford’s Mike Shackleton, riding for Ellis Briggs RT, and Scotland’s Tom Arnstein, riding for Velo Ecosse. Picture Gallery: Click on…


Beverley’s Weekend Cyclying Fest

July 15, 2010

Sprinters and road cyclists are gathering in Beverley for this weekend’s cycling feast. Friday will seen the town centre turned into a high-speed course for the latest round of the National Circuit Racing Championships. Previous events have been a roaring success. Visitors to the town can get an up close and personal view of the racers as they travel at breakneck speed through Beverley’s streets. The evening starts at 6pm…


Global Stars Set to Race in Cycling Weekend

July 2, 2010

Cycling stars from around the world will return to Beverley for a popular three day cycling weekend this month. Two British Olympic Gold medallists, a British World cycling champion and a bevy of international riders will top the bill for the East Yorkshire Classic cycling extravaganza. Councillor Jane Evison, portfolio holder for cultural services, housing and public protection at East Riding of Yorkshire Council said: “I am so pleased to…


Hull Thursdayrc George Ely Memorial

March 13, 2010

Pictures from the Hull Thursdayrc George Ely Memorial a 24m 2 up team time trial that saw riders complete circuit starting in Lecconfield finishing in Beverley. The event was promoted for and on Cycling Time Trials with around 60 riders taking on the circuit. George Ely was a life member of Hull Thursday road club, joining back in 1931 before becoming a national cycling star. George won 9 consecutive open…


Cycling Hat Trick For Beverley

November 3, 2009

The medieval market town of Beverley has been chosen by British Cycling to host the Blue Riband event of UK town centre racing in 2010. The town will make cycling history by hosting the National Elite Circuit Race Championships for the third consecutive year. The championship will see 70 top racers tackle a town centre circuit on the evening of Friday, 16 July and is the highlight of a three-day…