Author name: Mathew Mitchell

My name is Mathew Mitchell, 30-something from Staffordshire, UK. Over the last few years I've got more and more into cycling, from the first innocent Sportive events to Audaxes, Go-Races, British Cycling racing and now Time Trials.

Brennauer und Brauße gewinnen Bronze

Brennauer und Brauße gewinnen Bronze

Am zweiten Wettkampftag waren Lisa Brennauer und Franziska Brauße in der ersten Runde der Mannschaftsverfolgung im Einsatz, nachdem sie sich am Vortag als Siebte qualifiziert hatten. Dies war ihre Chance, eine noch schnellere Zeit zu fahren und zu versuchen, das Finale um die Bronzemedaille zu erreichen. Das deutsche Quartett zeigte eine starke Leistung, brach den …

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Kirsten Wild gewinnt ihren 7. Weltmeistertitel

Kirsten Wild gewinnt ihren 7. Weltmeistertitel

Kirsten Wild wird zum 7. Mal in ihrer glanzvollen Karriere Weltmeisterin.   Gestern Abend gewann die Niederländerin zum 3. Mal den Weltmeistertitel im ‘Scratch Race’, nachdem sie im vergangenen Jahr Silber gewonnen hatte. Das Rennen über 40 Runden (10 km) war durchweg schnell und ohne Angriffe, es spielte zu Gunsten von Kirstens Stärken, ihrem schnellen …

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Rain, wind and crashes in Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Rain, wind and crashes in Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Today the NXTG Racing team started the Classics season in the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. The day became everything you would expect from a Flemish Spring Classic: rain, hail, wind and incredibly difficult circumstances. Unfortunately, none of our riders managed to finish the race. Charlotte Kool left a really good impression in the first half of …

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Shari Bossuyt aims for Olympic Qualification at Track World Championships

Shari Bossuyt aims for Olympic Qualification at Track World Championships

Shari Bossuyt is in Berlin to take part in the UCI Track World Championships. She is part of the team pursuit with Jolien d’Hoore, Lotte Kopecky and Gilke Croket. Their goal: qualifying for the Olympic Games. The qualifying rounds take place on Wednesday, the finals on Thursday. We hope and need to be in the …

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Kelvin Dekker and Huub Duijn sports directors of NXTG Racing

Kelvin Dekker and Huub Duijn sports directors of NXTG Racing

Scroll naar beneden voor Nederlandse tekst  Kelvin Dekker and Huub Duijn will form the sports directors’ team of NXTG Racing. Dekker (23) will serve as first sports director and Duijn (35) as assistant-DS. Duijn also works as a talent coach for the Watersley R&D Team and Dekker leads the APB Junior Women Development Team. This is the …

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NXTG Racing to Omloop Het Nieuwsblad en Spar Omloop van het Hageland

NXTG Racing to Omloop Het Nieuwsblad en Spar Omloop van het Hageland

It’s time to kick off the Classics season with the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Spar Omloop van het Hageland.  On Saturday Rozemarijn, Eva, Cathalijne and Britt line up for their second Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. Charlotte and Emily make their debut. On Sunday our youngster Julia joins the team for the Spar Omloop van het Hageland. …

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Opening races in Belgium: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Omloop van het Hageland

Opening races in Belgium: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Omloop van het Hageland

The first Belgian races of the season will get underway on Saturday with the 15th edition of the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. The 126km long race commencing in Ghent features a hilly profile with 10 ‘hellinge’ and five cobbled sectors. The key pair of climbs, the legendary Kapelmuur and the Bosberg, feature towards the end of …

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Women’s Omloop Van Het Hageland 2020 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Omloop Van Het Hageland 2020 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The start of the women’s spring classics season diverts from the men’s calendar on just the 2nd day of racing. There’s no women’s Kuurne Brussels Kuurne, so instead, they race the Omloop Van Het Hageland. Leaving the area of Flanders where Omloop Het Nieuwsblad is raced, the women’s peloton is transported east by 80km. Omloop …

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