Monthly Archives: March 2014

So close! Boulo’s escape takes him to 4th in Tour de Normandie GC

With several riders within touching distance of the overall race lead before Stage 6, the final stage of the Tour de Normandie was always going to be a ‘do or die’ affair.  The final stage between Torigni-sur-Vire and Caen was designed as … Continue reading

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Barker fourth in Stage 3 sprint finish

Yanto Barker picked up a hard-fought fourth place for Team Raleigh on Stage 3 of the Tour de Normandie (27th March 2014) coming home as part of a four-man group that edged four seconds on the chasing pack. It was … Continue reading

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Christian keeps Intermediate Sprints lead on Tour de Normandie Stage 2

Mark Christian kept a close eye on his rivals on the second stage of the Tour de Normandie today to lead the competition for a second day. It was a nervous finish for the Team in the closing kilometres as they … Continue reading

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Mark Christian wins Intermediate Sprints jersey in Tour de Normandie Stage 1

The Tour de Normandie exploded into life today with the longest stage of this year’s event, giving Mark Christian the perfect chance to get into a break and hoover up the sprints points on offer. Although Christian and his breakaway … Continue reading

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Tour of Normandie prologue – Boulo 7th in time trial

Today (24th March 2014) marks the start of the seven-day Tour de Normandie for Team Raleigh and, now in it’s 34 year, it is one which has traditionally served us well. Last season Alexandre Blain rode to victory on the … Continue reading

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Getting to know you: Liam Stones

We caught up with Team Raleigh’s Liam Stones at the recent Tour Series launch to ask him about his step up from amateur teams and how he combines the 9-5 with training. Liam is one of a number of riders … Continue reading

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Yanto Barker wins Evesham Vale Road Race

Team Raleigh’s Yanto Barker picked up his first win of the season today (Sunday 16th March 2014) with a solo victory at Evesham Vale Road Race. Cycling Weekly called it “a tactical master class” as the Team took the top four … Continue reading

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