Day one was a horrible day in Bedford. It seemed all the rain that had blown over London dumped itself on the race just before the race started. Ironically when the riders crossed the line the sun shone; typical. The team enjoyed a successful day though; Hannah Walker managed to get into third place with [...]
The Cheshire Classic is a race that we look forward to every year with out exception. This was the first classic organised by Andy Wood and he delivered a great race. Despite the cold day, the rain stayed away and an excellent race took place on the traditional course. There were a lot of [...]
Here is a link to a nice article by the Tour Series about Matrix Fitness rider Jessie Walker.
Hannah Walker asks the questions to other riders in the team in series of ‘Get to Know our riders’ articles. Meet Harriet: How old are you? 19 Where do you live? A little village in Oxfordshire called Kirtlington Do you have a nick-name? My nickname is ‘Baz’, I’ve been called it since I was about 1 [...]
The Dave Peck Memorial race was our first team race in the UK. Buoyed after a strong team performance in the French Cup recently, and the win last week for Harriet Owen, the team started in confident fashion. Controlling the peloton after the neutral zone, the team stamped their authority on the race, but the [...]
Matrix Fitness Rider Harriet Owen has won her first race of the season in Hillingdon, west London. We’ll have a report very soon.
This weekend the team took to the start of its first race of the season. It came towards the end of a training camp in the South of France where the team has been preparing for the busy domestic season ahead. Four riders (Corrine, Jo, Harriet and Jessie) took part and had high hope of [...]
The team favorite designer, Lois May-Miller, spent time with Jo Tindley during the team launch. Lois has been very involved with the team over the winter as she was the designer of the FBWC logo. This was the first time however Lois has met with the riders, and we;re sure you’ll agree her interview with [...]
Here is a link to a fantastic interview by Jools Walker of Jessie. I’m sure you’re going to enjoy reading it and seeing some more of the great photography by Guy Collier.
Our third article from the team launch is an interview by Adele Mitchell of Hannah Walker. They went to he fabulous Space NK in Wimbledon and here is a link to the results.
Paul Burgoine was our writer assigned to Corrine Hall during the walk-about in London. Paul is a fantastic writer and huge supporter of womens cycling. His report can be seen here. The photographer with Paul was Simon Parker. We have his stunning picture set coming soon.
Sarah Connolly, aka Pigeons, took one of the lead roles in the team launch this. We had a concept of sending one rider out into London with a photographer and writer. Sarah, being one of the best know womens cycling writers was part of the team and thankfully was keen to be part of the [...]
On Sunday 3rd March I did the 3rd cat men’s race at Severn Bridge RR. It was a full field of 80 riders, so was definitely a day to stay up the front and out of trouble. I was doing fine until I forgot I was racing with men and tried to go harder than [...]
TORQ Fitness have just published a review of the 2012 season for Matrix Fitness – Prendas. Check it out via this link
Melissa Lowther and Gabby Day have been added to the 2013 roster for Matrix Fitness completing the line-up. The final departure from the team can also be confirmed with Penny Rowson moving on after three years in the team. “Firstly I’m excited about our new riders. Melissa is an outstanding prospect who has been [...]
It’s been a busy week for Matrix Fitness as they add two more leading riders to their squad for 2013. Emma Grant and Corrine Hall are the new additions to the squad. “These are two exceptional riders. I couldn’t be happier to be honest and I think they give our squad a different dynamic. Emma [...]
For many years Prendas have backed my teams. From just socks one year, full accessories the next, and in the end stepping up to co-title partnership. Mick and Andy are two guys that stand out from the crowd in the cycling industry. There’s no hidden agenda with them; they are the “Ronseal” of cycle clothing [...]
An anonymous backer has come forward and offered to match the first £2,000 of corporate sponsorship for the 2013 edition of the Bedford 2 Day women’s road race. The race is looking to provide a leading promotion in 2013 along with the ability to increase its media reach and return as well as increase its [...]
Johnson Health Tech GP round 2 winner Harriet Owen is set to join Matrix Fitness for 2013. Adding her name to Jo Tindley and Jessie Walker, Harriet is another fast finisher on the Stoke on Trent based team. The newly crowned National Madison Champion is currently ranked 3rd in the UK Elite rankings and is [...]
The first new signing for 2013 for the Stoke on Trent based team Matrix Fitness Prendas can now be confirmed as Jo Tindley. After a good first season back on the road this year, 25 year old Jo has come to attention of Matrix Fitness who are assembling a strong squad for next season. [...]
Jessie Walker has qualified for the Junior World Championships as part of the Great Britain national team Here is a nice picture of Her our training with the team by Bart Hazen Good Luck Jessie
It was amazing to finally get my hands in the air and being at such a prestigious event the Newport nocturne made it even better. With thousands of people there to watch and it being the first ever women’s event we had to put on a great show. Fast and furious from the start with [...]
Still in the midst of celebrating Olympic gold and her fast track journey to World Team Pursuit domination, Dani King’s thoughts have turned to how the legacy of London 2012 will help her ambition of riding the world’s top road races in a British professional team, as well as still being able to defend her [...]