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…


Premier Calendar Race

July 27, 2009

The East Yorkshire Classic is one of twelve UK races afforded Premier Calendar status by British Cycling in 2009. Riders set off from New Walk in Beverley and followed a traditional East Yorkshire circuit that is based around the villages of Huggate and Millington before returning to Beverley to complete 2 ¾ laps of a circuit making the overall distance a staggering 98 miles! Click on the thumbnail to enlarge…


Racing Round Beverley

July 24, 2009

Beverley town centre was turned into a race circuit, with no cars in sight  the roads were taken over by runners and cyclists for a collection of races. Click on the thumbnail to view a larger image Click on the thumbnail to view a larger image