Monthly Archives: April 2011

CRONSHAW WINS STAGE 1 DOON HAME & YELLOW JERSEY

The first important Premier Calendar road race was contested by the top UK teams over the Easter bank holiday weekend at the Tour of Doon Hame, based around the Dumfries and Galloway area of Scotland. Run off over 3 days … Continue reading

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JANSSEN WINS TOP DUTCH RACE

Jeroen Janssen at home in Holland to prepare for the forth coming UK Tour series in the best way he knows by riding Dutch criteriums. Janssen a circuit race specialist and fondly known as the ‘Flying Dutchman’ took his first … Continue reading

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GEE WINS NEWCASTLE CHEVIOT 4 DAY

Whilst 8 of Team Raleigh were at Doon Hame, Matt gee, and US riders Ryan Parnes and Phil Mooney were selected for the Newcastle Cheviot 4 day a tough race with its usual Easter slot in the calendar. The first … Continue reading

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HOLOHAN WINS AT MALLORY

The famous motor racing circuit at Mallory Park is used throughout the summer months to host a series of evening closed circuit races. On Thursday 21st April Team Raleigh sent 4 riders to the race as a nice warm up … Continue reading

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TEAM RALEIGH TO COMPETE AT TOUR OF BRITAIN

On Tuesday 19th April Team Raleigh representatives were at the official Tour of Britain launch which was held in the London Transport Museum in Covent Gardens London. It was very fitting that the event launch was held in the capital … Continue reading

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TOUGH DAY AT THE RUTLAND – MELTON CLASSIC

One of the first big races on the UK calendar took place on Sunday 17th April – the Rutland – Melton Classic over the tough rolling roads around Rutland water and then into the green lanes and farm tracks around … Continue reading

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RALEIGH’S HOPES FOR THE FUTURE

Cycling is in the midst of a boom, thanks in part to the success of the British team at the Beijing Olympics and the popularity of the Cycle to Work scheme. And with the rise in petrol prices and the … Continue reading

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