Month: February 2016

Racing Round Up & The Alternatively Reliable Ride

While the pro peloton’s attention turned to the cobbles of Belgium this weekend, local riders were more keen to test out the smooth tarmac of dual carriageways and circuits.  However, Scott Thwaites (Bora-Argon 18) had clearly used his King of

Racing Round Up & The Otley One

A brave duo of Harrogate Nova riders joined dozens of others at event 5 of the Velo29 Winter Series at the Croft Circuit on Saturday, hurtling round the circuit at 25mph, dealing with the strong winds. Dave Moss-Blundell placed 9th

Week in Pictures & Riding Round Up

Members of the Harrogate Nova Strava Club have found varied conditions this week whilst out cycling. Bruce Walker found 22°C in Majorca; Rob Beagley found a light dusting of snow in the Lake District. Will Roberts found the setting sun

Nova Reliability Ride & Racing Round Up

The second event in the Yorkshire Magnificent Seven Reliability Trials took place on Sunday. Promoted by Harrogate Nova, the 50-mile route, starting from North Rigton Railway Crossing, and taking in Wetherby, Boroughbridge, Ripon, Fountains Abbey, Ripley, Killinghall, Penny Pot Lane,

Storm Gertrude & Racing Round Up

Storm Gertrude played havoc this week with cycling-related activities, with strong winds, snow flurries and plenty of rain not conducive to getting in lots of miles. This week’s Harrogate Nova Strava Club picturesque photo of the week was taken by