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Cicle Classic Preview

This weekend is the hotly contested UCI 1.2 Cicle Classic. It is the 13th edition of this classic race from Rutland- Melton. The race features 11 sectors sure to test the racers bike handling skills and power many of these sectors being off-road! Ten additional kilometres have been added to the race to make it the longest yet of 189 kms. The riders will race 2 laps of Rutland water…

Tough day out for first Prem of the season

The first round of the British Cycling Spring Cup saw the team racing the inaugural East Cleveland Klondike GP. It was a tough 92 miles with some challenging roads. The race was not without mishaps and unfortunately VELO were victims to crashes. The team rode fantastically together and were involved in plenty of race action, we are definitely a strong unit this year and so are excited for the rest…

A chat with new signing Mike Cuming

We at VELO are very excited to have Mike Cuming on board for the 2017 race season. Mike started racing when he was 17, his dad got him into racing- he was a professional cyclist in the 70’s and 80’s living and racing in Belgium. Mike raced in England with team Raleigh/twenty3c orbea with spells in Belgium and France. In 2011 he signed with Rapha Condor Sharp and stayed with…

Exciting News to Come…

At the Neon Velo HQ we have been working on some cool and exciting projects. Stay tuned for the news in the coming weeks. Here a few behind the scenes photos from a recent project…  

The 2017 Race Bike

This season will see the team racing on the Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1 bikes. Features: High-performance Advanced-grade composite frame with Variant composite seatpost Advanced-grade composite fork with full-composite OverDrive 2 steerer Giant SLR 1 Composite WheelSystem with Giant Gavia SL tubeless tires Shimano Ultegra 11-speed mechanical componentry    

Successful Team Presentation

Thursday March 2nd saw the presentation of the team at our sponsor store- Giant St Pauls- H2. It was the perfect opportunity to showcase the 2017 roster, new kit and bikes in front of the teams sponsors. The evening was a success and the guys were very excited to be presented with their new kit and Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1’s. Extra motivation for a great season ahead! Take a…

Pancake Day- The VELO way!

Tomorrow is Pancake Day! Its always a great excuse to have pancakes and so we asked a few of our riders for their top go to recipes. Mike’s recipes: My favourite pancakes are ‘easy’ pancakes… for me… flour, 1 egg, melted butter, sugar, salt, baking power and milk in a blender until a smooth consistency and it makes a thin crepe like pancake. Then fill with sugar and lemon. Another…

neon velo team launch 2016

Team announces roster and new sponsors for 2017

2017 season is already set to be an exciting season, with a smaller stronger squad of experienced riders mixing youth and talent. The team will be competing in Britain’s elite road series and Ireland’s An Post Ras; a gruelling 8 day stage race covering some of the islands toughest roads and mountains. This will be the teams third year competing in this event and we’re excited to add the talents…

Bergy’s Off season report!

I rode through the 2016 season, driven by pure love for the sport.  I knew I would always be on the back foot, from a fitness perspective, due to injuries I sustained in a near fatal accident in September 2015, which hurt.  However, this also gave me a renewed and powerful level of motivation to train hard through the winter into the 2017 season.  Having been assessed, earlier in the…

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