Ollie has been riding for almost three years, doing club runs and TTs with St Ives CC, and also competing in cyclocross and some road races. After a good 2018 season doing the club time trials and winter cyclocross racing, he is looking to continue time trialling and do more road & circuit racing in 2019.
Sophie has been riding for 3 years and is a member of Newmarket Cycling & Triathlon club. She takes part in the club TTs and recently has entered her first road race. She had a successful 2018, coming second in her club TT series and winning ‘most improved rider’ in the club awards.
Beatrice (Bea) Pauley
Bea has been riding for 8 years and also competes in swimming, running and triathlons. She has been competing in MTB and CX, and in the 2018 season started riding time-trials for the first time. After a difficult winter with injury, her goals for 2019 are to improve on her TT and triathlon bike leg performances.
Becky has only been riding for two years but in that time has taken part in several local sportives as well as club time trials with St Ives CC. She is looking to add some structure to her training with the goal of riding the Tour of Cambridgeshire Chrono in 2019, and doing more time trialling in future.
Carolyn has been riding for two years, and has set herself the challenge of riding from Lands End to John O’Groats in September 2019.
Lee has been riding for 4 years. He is looking to work on his general cycling performance with a view to improving his Tour of Cambridgeshire sportive time this year.
Julia started time trialling in 2014 at the St Ives CC TTs, and time trialling has remained her main focus. She spent a month during summer 2018 racing in the Basque Country with Glas-Smurfit Kappa U-23. Her targets for this year are improving her TT PB and she hopes to return to the Basque Country during the 2020 season.
Lilly is a keen duathlete/triathlete and she has been riding for the past five years, taking part in time trials and cyclocross. She is looking to improve her times in her multisport events.
Isabella has been road cycling for 4 years and competing for 3, mainly in time trials. This year, she is looking to improve and focus on road racing, having joined a women's road racing team.
Paige started triathlon when she was 7, competing in World and European Multisport Championships since 2017. In 2018 she became National Champion in Standard Distance Duathlon and won Silver in her age category in the Worlds - a feat she repeated in 2019 along with Gold in the Europeans. Her goals for 2020 are to qualify again for World and European Championships and train towards doing her first Half Ironman.
Lee has been riding for 3 years, inspired to lose weight after the death of his father. He was 19.5 stone when he attempted a 100k charity walk but only got to 75k. He decided to try cycling instead and once he got on the bike he hasn’t looked back. He has done several 100 mile+ rides and completed his first 100 mile sportive this year. Now he wants to improve his cycling performance further.
Caitlin is an age group duathlete and has competed at 3 World championships for duathlon and one for aquathlon where she finished third. Her future ambitions are to get onto the podium at the duathlon World championships and also to move into the elite British squad in the longer term.
Kate has been competing in triathlon for 6 years, and without a strong background in any of the disciplines she has to work hard at all three! Last year she qualified for the GB age-group team for the European Championships in sprint triathlon and aquathlon, a feat she repeated this year. Her goals are to improve in all areas but especially her speed and stamina on the bike leg.
Amie qualified for the GB Age Group Sprint Triathlon Team 2019. She also completed Ironman 70.3 Weymouth 2018 and is training for the 2019 race. With a background in swimming and running, she started triathlon 2 years ago and competes for the University of Surrey. She is aiming to qualify for the 2020 Age Group Triathlon Squad. Her long term aims include competing at Elite level next season.
Sasha has been competing in triathlons since she was 10 and has qualified for age group European duathlons in 2018 and 2019. She is part of Cambridge triathlon club and has also joined the Stirling University triathlon team in Scotland. Her strongest aspect of triathlon is cycling, and her goal is to improve her fitness and times for next season.
Amy has been riding for 5 years and competes in triathlons and duathlons. This year she competed in her first European Duathlon championships where she came 3rd in her age group. Her aims are to get stronger, improve her times and qualify for the Worlds in triathlon.
Izzy has been participating in triathlon for 8 years. She loves cycling at the weekend with her triathlon club as well as turbo sessions or road rides during the week. Her goal for next season is to qualify for either the European or the World age group championships.
Mia is 17 years old and has been riding for around four years. She is hoping to improve her overall fitness and achieve better results in races. She does cyclocross, time trials, grass track and crit races.
Melissa started cycling 3 years ago at the end of 2016, and has been competing for last the 18 months focusing on time trials. Next year she is aiming to continue to improve her time trial performance and race longer distances as well as looking to start competing in road races.
Andy used to race MTB and road for the RAF in the late 90s but gave up for around 20 years. In 2013 he started riding again to lose weight, and in 2015 joined St Ives CC and started to race cyclocross and road, before adding MTB to the list last season. After a reasonable 2017 season he lost his way in 2018 and has used 2019 to try and get back on track. His aim is to focus enjoying his racing this year and to regain his form in the longer term.
Maria has been riding for 5 years and is a member of Kettering Cycling Club. Taking part in Club and District TTs, with the occasional road, MTB and CX race, she hopes to improve her TT times going forward in 2020.
Ella has been riding for 4 years. She rides for Hitchin Nomads, doing TTs in the summer and cyclocross in the winter. She is aiming to get into the top 3 in the U16 league this CX season.
Alex started competing in triathlons 3 years ago after a health scare made her want to try something new. She has competed in all distances from sprint to Half Ironman. 2019 resulted in her best season with AG silver in Worlds and European aquathlon and a gold in Nationals.
Sarah started training for triathlon in May 2019 after having her first daughter in January. Formerly more of a runner, she has already qualified for 2020 Age Group championships for Standard distances in both triathlon and duathlon.
Lilly is a triathlete from Kent and has been competing since 2013, and is now in the British Elite Super Series. Originally a swimmer since the age of 8, she took up running at 12 and then a love of cycling led her to give triathlon a go. She has had ups and downs with injury and disappointments but also successes which she hopes to build on. Her favourite triathlon discipline is cycling as she loves the sense of freedom and thrill from going fast.
Roland used to race triathlons while he was in the Army for 15 years. After he left, he raced road and MTB in the ERRL, NCRA and LVRC leagues. He gained his Cat 3 licence but then had a serious accident in 2013. He has been trying to get back to race fitness and is looking to a coached training plan as his route to competitiveness once again.
Emily has been riding since she was 7, starting off doing cyclocross races at Lincs League. She has progressed onto road and TT while still enjoying ‘cross as well. She is looking to become a stronger and more competitive rider.
Maddie has been doing triathlons for 5 years, this year qualifying for the Standard distance ITU Championships. Her favourite discipline is cycling and in the last year she has taken part in criteriums, time trials and hill climbs, recently winning the Urban Hill Climb in London.