RIDER NEWS: Three generations of Welsh Cycle Speedway stars

Three generations of one family, Ron, Wayne and Ryan Evans, have now all represented Wales at Cycle Speedway. Firstly grandfather Ron, was a top rider in the 50s for the Langstone Eagles, which culminated in his call up for his country. Only last weekend, his son, Wayne, rode for Wales in the home nations veterans championships in Hull, with grandson, […]

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RIDER NEWS: Adams gains support from Henderson Herald

Hethersett’s Katie Adams (pictured right) has received the backing from local paper “The Henderson Herald” ahead of her appearance for Ireland at the Junior Home International at Hull on Saturday. Katie explained: “The Henderson Herald is delivered to around 5,000 homes in the NR5 area of Norwich so quite a good bit of publicity! “The Henderson Trust has used its […]

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RIDER NEWS: Parfitt named Welsh Junior captain

Carl Parfitt of Wednesfield Cycle Speedway has been announced as captain for the Welsh junior squad ahead of the Home International, which takes place at Hull in a few weeks. Carl said: “To represent my country is a absolute honour and one I’m so proud of. But to be named the captain for Wales Junior in Cycle Speedway is incredible. “I would […]

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RIDER NEWS: Geertsen to contest the “Ade Gale” Laurels at Poole

Reigning Australian Individual Champion, Ty Geertsen, is scheduled to fly into London Heathrow airport later this month to compete in the prestigious “Ade Gale” Laurels event. The highly respected event is to be staged at Harbourside Park on Whitsun Bank Holiday Sunday 29th May 2016. His visit will also enable him to compete for the Poole Sea View Coaches club in Elite League fixtures […]

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BREAKING: Birmingham riders EL switch ratified by British Cycling

British Cycling have just announced that riders signed for Birmingham on a first licence, or on an Elite League licence, will be able to sign for one of the other five Elite League clubs for the 2016 series. The decision went up to boardroom level, with British Cycling President Bob Howden approving the move by chairman Colin Docker, who commented the […]

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TANDEM CHALLENGE: Donations reach £2k

Northumbria’s Gavin Parr and Edinburgh’s Jason Burke set off on their gruelling Tandem challenge tomorrow, and overnight the total raised smashed the £2,000 barrier. The pair, raising money for Cancer Research UK and Sheffield Hospitals Charity begin their 150 mile coast to coast trip from Whitehaven, Cumbria finishing up 12 hours later in Tynemouth on Tyneside. The challenge is celebrating Jason’s 5 […]

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NEWS: Burke and Parr Charity Tandem Ride draws near – Sponsor them now!

Northern riders Jason Burke and Gavin Parr are getting set for their gruelling Coast to Coast Tandem Charity ride. The challenge from Whitehaven in Cumbria to Tynemouth on Tyneside is a tough route across country that takes in the Lake District and also over the famous Hartside Pass. The pair have been putting in the hours and some long distances individually […]

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