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Colne cyclist Steven Burke to miss out on European Track Championships title defence

Lancashire Telegraph: Team pursuit star Steven Burke on the track

9:56am Wednesday 8th October 2014

COLNE cyclist Steven Burke has missed out on selection for the Great Britain squad for next week’s European Track Championships in Guadeloupe.

Oldham climbs off as Thwaites claims medal

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:59am Monday 4th August 2014

THE road race at Glasgow 2014 resembled something of a war zone as monsoon conditions made riding near impossible and Paul Oldham was one of the many riders who failed to complete the course.

Aussies too strong for English quartet

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:53am Friday 25th July 2014

STEVEN Burke is set to get a second chance to go for gold today in the individual pursuit after claiming a silver medal on the opening day of competition in the Commonwealth Games.

Colne Grand Prix 'shows appetite for cycling'

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:20pm Friday 18th July 2014

IAN Wilkinson believes the Tour De France effect has raised the profile and popularity of cycling in East Lancashire, and events such as the Colne Grand Prix can help the sport to keep growing.

Local riders to the fore in final standings

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:40pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE final tables of the four month long Lakes and Lancashire Sporting Courses Competition – known locally as the ‘SPOCO’ – have been published with our East Lancashire based riders claiming more than their fair share of the spoils.

Briggs claims Colne Grand Prix victory

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

GRAHAM Briggs sprinted to success in the Colne Grand Prix last night holding off a spirited challenge from veteran Dean Downing in a race which East Lancashire favourite Ian Wilkinson described as ‘brutal’.

Talented field set for the off

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:50pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE Colne Grand Prix may be missing some of the more stellar names but a top-quality national field will still be on show tonight.

All set for Grand night out in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:54pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

SIMON Wilson hopes to make a timely return to form in the Colne Grand Prix tonight.

Wiggins staying with Team Sky

Lancashire Telegraph: File photo dated 15/09/13 of Bradley Wiggins. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday June 6, 2014. Sir Bradley Wiggins has confirmed he is likely to miss this year's Tour de France as Team Sky focus their efforts around defending champion Chris F

10:44am Tuesday 15th July 2014

SIR Bradley Wiggins has revealed he will remain at Team Sky next season in order to target Paris-Roubaix and the Hour Record, but said he does not expect to return to the Tour de France.

The Sky’s the limit for us, believes Ellingworth

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:40am Saturday 5th July 2014

ROD Ellingworth uses the word crackers a lot.

Cookson: I know how hard start of Tour de France will be

Lancashire Telegraph: Brian Cookson

1:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

BRIAN Cookson knows the route of the Tour de France’s opening two stages better than anyone.

Haydock heads local charge in series finale

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:04am Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE Lakes and Lancs Sporting Courses Series (SPOCO) for 2014 came to a close on Sunday when the last of more than 20 counting events was held over the 10.3 mile circuit at Bolton-by-Bowland.

Oldham excited by Commonwealth bid

Lancashire Telegraph: Paul Oldham

3:50pm Thursday 12th June 2014

PAUL Oldham admitted he was relieved to have has his spot in England’s team for the Commonwealth Games this summer rubber stamped – because it meant he could finally tell his family and friends.

Rising star Cox continues to impress

Lancashire Telegraph: Ian Cox

10:56am Thursday 12th June 2014

IT has been another good week for Darwen’s Ian Cox who was winner of his own North Lancashire Road Club 10 mile on the Sawley section of the A59 and then took a very good second place in the Border City Wheelers 25 mile at Keswick.

Burke and Oldham named in England's Commonwealth Games squad

Lancashire Telegraph: Steven Burke

12:34pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

EAST Lancashire pair Steven Burke and Paul Oldham have both been named in England's squad for this summer's Commonwealth Games.

Locals set for team time trial

3:20pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

BLACKBURN and District CTC promote their annual 2-Up Team Time Trial tonight on the A6/St Michaels 10 mile course and have a field of 33 pairings including a number of interesting entries from our East Lancashire clubs.

Cookson: Wiggins must go to Le Tour

Lancashire Telegraph: SECOND BEST: Sir Bradley Wiggins on the podium

12:20pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

BRIAN Cookson believes Chorley’s Bradley Wiggins has cemented his place in the Team Sky’s Tour de France squad after victory in the Tour of California last week.

Dickinson races to time trial success

11:04am Thursday 15th May 2014

THE local midweek evening time trials have kicked off with the first one over 10 miles organised by the Rossendale Road Club at Hapton with an encouraging 22 riders competing.

Wilkinson’s Tour Series aim

Lancashire Telegraph: Ian Wilkinson

12:30pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

IAN Wilkinson’s bid for a fourth Tour Series triumph gets under way tonight when the 2014 series starts in Stoke.

Optimistic Wilkinson bidding to retain title

2:50pm Thursday 24th April 2014

RALEIGH’S Ian Wilkinson will be hoping his fine early season form continues when he bids to defend his CiCLE classic title this weekend.

Rowsell romps to time trial victory

12:56pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THERE was little doubt as to who were the winners of the North Lancs Road Club 10 mile time trials on Saturday with Joanna Rowsell easily taking the ladies trophy and Mark Holton a clear winner in the men’s event.

Oldham ready to build on strong World Cup start

2:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PAUL Oldham is keen to build on the positives after a strong start in the opening MTB Cross Country World Cup meeting in South Africa.

Rowsell heads Garstang starters

11:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

THE popular Easter Saturday 10 mile time trial on the A6 based course north of Garstang has attracted a quality field which includes reigning World Ladies Pursuit Champion Joanna Rowsell who won that title in Columbia earlier this year.

Wilkinson impresses in Tour of Reservoir

9:10am Thursday 17th April 2014

IAN Wilkinson continued his strong early season form at the Tour of Reservoir which saw Haribo Beacon star Pete Williams admitted to hospital after a crash.

Wiggins unsure over the Tour

Lancashire Telegraph: Bradley Wiggins

7:23am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Chorley’s Sir Bradley Wiggins has admitted there are doubts over whether he will take part in this year’s Tour de France.

Cycling: Gullen on top in Nelson Wheelers Circuit

7:51am Thursday 10th April 2014

IT was a usual wild and windy day for the 150 entrants in the Nelson Wheelers’ Circuit of the Dales time trial on Sunday.

Wilkinson hopes for strong Raleigh show

Lancashire Telegraph: Ian Wilkinson

7:50am Thursday 10th April 2014

IAN Wilkinson hopes Team Raleigh’s strong early-season form can help them claim overall victory in the two-day Tour of the Reservoir which takes place this weekend.

Tour route could tempt Wiggins

Lancashire Telegraph: Bradley Wiggins

3:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

THE Tour of Britain organisers have designed a route for September’s race to tempt East Lancashire’s Sir Bradley Wiggins to defend his title.

Nelson Wheelers celebrating centenary in style

2:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

THE Nelson Wheelers Cycling Club are celebrating their centenary year and what could be better than having a record entry for their annual Circuit of the Dales Classic Time Trial which is now in its 66th year.

Wilkinson impresses in France

1:59pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

EAST Lancashire’s Ian Wilkinson enjoyed a successful Tour de Normandie finishing just outside the top 50 overall and claiming a top 10 stage finish.

Cycling: Haydock claims comfortable win

Lancashire Telegraph: Mark Haydock

8:19am Thursday 27th March 2014

AS a hail storm drove up the Ribble Valley on Saturday lunchtime the riders in the West Pennine Cycling Club 14.6 mile time trial between Longridge and Clitheroe certainly took a battering and non less than eventual winner Mark Haydock of Billington and the North Lancashire Road Club.

Cycling: Wilkinson in action in France

Lancashire Telegraph: Ian Wilkinson

8:15am Thursday 27th March 2014

IAN Wilkinson lies 66th at the halfway point of the Tour du Normandie stage race in France.

Cookson makes Winter Olympic call for cycling

Lancashire Telegraph: Brian Cookson

9:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

CYCLING supremo Brian Cookson has called for track cycling to be moved from the Summer to the Winter Olympics.

Cycling: Double delight for impressive Carthy

Lancashire Telegraph: Hugh Carthy

10:30am Thursday 20th March 2014

PRESTON’S Rapha Condor JLT professioanl Hugh Carthy turned the tables on team-mate Richard Handley to claim a double victory over the weekend.

Cycling: Flying lap is Burke’s bright spot

Lancashire Telegraph: Steven Burke

8:18am Thursday 20th March 2014

STEVEN Burke ended his Revolution campaign in London with a fine second place in the individual flying lap on an otherwise disappointing weekend for the East Lancashire ace.

Cycling: Wilkinson all set for his French test

Lancashire Telegraph: Ian Wilkinson

8:17am Thursday 20th March 2014

IAN Wilkinson secured fourth place in the Evesham Vale Road Race over the weekend as his Team Raleigh squad secured the top four places in what was a dominant display.

Handley strikes it Rich in Pendle ride

3:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

THE Circuit of Pendle time trial enjoyed one of its better days for weather, but two sets of roadworks in the first section of the course resulted in the distance being reduced from 27.25 miles to 23.70 miles.

Burke set for Revolution

Lancashire Telegraph: CYCLING: Steven Burke is expected to win with the GB team pursuit squad

1:09pm Friday 14th March 2014

OLMYPIC gold medallist Steven Burke will be in action at the final meeting of the Revolution Series at the London Velodrome this weekend.

Wilkinson's a winner

Lancashire Telegraph: Ian Wilkinson

8:18am Monday 3rd March 2014

st Ian Wilkinson sprinted to victory in the Eddie Soens Memorial race at Aintree on Saturday.

Steven Burke left out of GB team

Lancashire Telegraph: Steven Burke

9:31am Wednesday 26th February 2014

OLYMPIC gold medalist Steven Burke has been left out of the Great Britain team for the Track Cycling World Championships qualifying round which begins in Colombia tonight.

Bradley Wiggins set to ride at Commonwealth Games

Lancashire Telegraph: Bradley Wiggins

10:15am Wednesday 26th February 2014

SIR Bradley Wiggins is set to take place in the Commonwealth Games, a week after the Tour de France finishes.

Steven Burke picked for the Worlds

Lancashire Telegraph: Steven Burke

8:34am Tuesday 18th February 2014

British Cycling have named Colne’s HARIBO Beacon rider, Steven Burke among the 17 riders who will represent Great Britain at the 2014 UCI Track World Championships at the end of this month.

Steven Burke named in World Championship squad

Lancashire Telegraph: Steven Burke

10:39am Friday 7th February 2014

EAST Lancashire cycling star Steven Burke has been named in the Great Britain squad for the Track Cycling World Championships in Colombia later this month.

Burke consistent in Revolution

Lancashire Telegraph: Steven Burke

9:50am Monday 3rd February 2014

Colne cyclist Steven Burke took a fine second place behind his fellow London 2012 Olympic gold medalist Ed Clancy in the flying lap at the Revloution Series in Manchester on Saturday.

Burke not involved in France event

Lancashire Telegraph: Gold medal winner Steven Burke

10:39am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

OLYMPIC gold medallist Steven Burke will not be part of the Great Britain team selected for an invitation event to mark the opening of France’s new national velodrome.

Cookson confirms doping panel

Lancashire Telegraph: Brian Cookson

8:40am Thursday 9th January 2014

CYCLING supremo Brian Cookson has appointed three people – including a war crimes investigator – to sit on an independent commission to look into allegations of wrongdoing in the past.

World title target for rested Burke

Lancashire Telegraph: Proud Steven Burke with his gold medal

10:40am Saturday 4th January 2014

STEVEN Burke has been left out of the Great Britain squad for the final round of the Track World Cup series later this month.

Wiggins gets knighthood

Lancashire Telegraph: Sir Bradley Wiggins

10:33am Wednesday 11th December 2013

SIR Bradley Wiggins has been knighted at Buckingham Palace.

Steven Burke earns bronze

Lancashire Telegraph: Steven Burke

6:11pm Friday 6th December 2013

Colne cyclist Steven Burke was part of the GB team which clinched a bronze medal in the Track World Cup in Mexico.

Wilkinson has 2014 Euro aim

Lancashire Telegraph: Ian Wilkinson

12:10pm Thursday 21st November 2013

CYCLING star Ian Wilkinson is out to make an impression in Europe after signing for Raleigh for the 2014 season.

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