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Round 1 of the British Cycling ParaCycling National Series

Para Cyclist Craig Green from Green Wheel Cycles Peterborough Wins round one of the Para Cycling National Series.

Shropshire Wheelers Circuit Race 1 at Shrewsbury Sports Village on Sunday. It was also Round 1 of the British Cycling ParaCycling National Series and of the 200 riders entered almost 50 were taking part in disability categories.

E/1/2/3/4 Men
1 Elliot Jones I – Ride
2 George Rowlands Mid Shropshire Wheelers
3 Phil Giles Beeston Cycling Club
4 Corey Ashley Beeston RC
5 Graham South Paramount
6 Peter Banham Freds
7 Kenny Cliffe Hinckley Cycle Racing Club
8 Alex Simmons BowlPhish
9 Ben Manfield Yorke Wolverhampton Whls
10 James Ireson Wolverhampton Whls
11 Kirk Vickers Mid Shropshire Wheelers
12 Jack Stanton Warren Clay Cross RT
13 Danny Smith Lichfield City CC
14 Daniel Watts Royal Air Force CC
15 Danny Parker Greenwheel Cycles
16 Greig Burt Beeston Cycling Club
17 George Evans Mid Shropshire Wheelers
18 Devon Round Mid Shropshire Wheelers
19 Ewan Grivell-Mellor Mid Shropshire Wheelers
20 Benjamin Goddard Revolutions Racing
21 Elliott Pike Cadence Sport
22 Matthew Radford Wolverhampton Whls
23 Daniel Richardson Beeston Cycling Club
24 Andrew Evans Hafren CC
25 William Pickles Mid Shropshire Wheelers
26 Tony Ryan Chester RC
27 Craig Green Greenwheel Cycles ( 1st Para Cyclist )
28 Alex Jones Twickenham CC
29 David Murphy Liverpool Mercury
30 Mark Allen Congleton CC
31 Ethan Davies Wolverhampton Whls
32 Gialio Cerin Wolverhampton Whls
33 Sam Khazaei
34 Martin Christmas Graham Weigh Racing
35 Jonny Ackroyd

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Craig in action earlier this year at Newport Velodrome.

Great November to Remember for Maddie

Youth u16 Rider Maddie Gammons from Bourne Wheelers has certainly had a November to remember.  Maddie had a disastrous start to her National Series campaign with a mechanical at Round one in Shrewsbury.   She then went on to win rounds 2 and 3 in fine style. This weekend was always going to be the crunch event for Maddie and she went into the event with great form. The World cup course was challenging for all youth competitors and Maddie had her share of bad luck . After a storming start, she managed to stay clear of the lap one crashes  however the technical course took its toll and Maddie suffered a series of set backs with slips and crashes which dropped her back through the field. She battled hard however and managed to secure 4th place which was just enough to take the series leaders Jersey.

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Maddie Gammons on the podium at Milton Keynes.

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Milton Keynes Round 4 involved lots of running.

The Weekend before Maddie had a late call up to the Revolution Future Stars event at Manchester Velodrome. The short notice call up wasn’t really great for Maddie as she had just completed a really hard week of Cross Training in preparation for Milton Keynes, however she embraced the opportunity to race and gave it her best shot. She finished mid field in most races, but was most disappointed in the points race, finishing 4th in most of the point sprints just missing out on scoring points.

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Maddie Wins in Southampton

Lincolnshire  Youth rider Maddie Gammons has taken her first win of the 2014 National Cyclo Cross Trophy series in Southampton.  Maddie has had a mixed year up until now with one set back after another. During the first round of the National Series in Shrewsbury she had a mechanical with one lap to go, which took her out of contention for the win.  Maddie had a poor start at the weekend but managed to find the strength to lap faster every lap eventually catching the leader within the last lap to take the win in style.

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Maddie Gammons Winning at Southampton CX

Craig Building for the Worlds

Para cyclist Craig Green, riding for Green Wheel Cycles has secured an impressive two wins in the last 2 rounds of the Para cycling national road race series.  Craig who started coaching with Velo Race Performance in March has been following a progressive training plan which will peak for the Para Cycling World Championships in Spain in less than four weeks.

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Craig will be competing in the World Time Trial Championships, along with the World Road Race Championships.