A race report from the fourth LWR 2017 crit/RR league crit race, hosted by Crystal Palace Crits as part of their spring/summer programme of Tuesday night races in Crystal Palace Park. Report from Hannah Nicklin (who raced) photos taken by James Corlett. Full results for those who finished including non-LWR members are on the BC event page, and league standings will be up ASAP on the crit/rr results page. You can also check out photos, via the LWR facebook page.
Sunday last, excitingly, saw the first ever LWR-affiliated road race! The SERRL South Nutfield road race, which saw 31 cat 3/4 women take to the start line. This year we were keen to expand the road league to include road races as well as crits, as it’s such a different and incredibly enjoyable aspect of road bike racing. SERRL are also working hard towards making entry level road racing possible for women in the South East, often against the background of scepticism for the demand, and usefulness of development races such as these. That’s why LWR were so delighted to support the race, and particularly why we’ve focussed on cat 3 and 4 racers this year. Read More