Quali’s for the Comi’s – Track

* Post British Track Champs update coming in early October. Commonwealth Games Qualification for the Scottish Cycling team, that subject littered with controversy, accusations, and now more relevant as it's going to be in Glasgow, the home territory will surely create one hell of a fight. It's quite early, but the coming season is very … Continue reading Quali’s for the Comi’s – Track

Sonic Youth

*Update01: Event Programme added. The British Inter Regional Youth Track Championships are on THIS WEEKEND (24th to 26th Aug 2013) at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, more importantly they're free to watch for spectators! Here we'll see each British Cycling 'Region' selecting riders to race against the other regions & nationalities. The events should be … Continue reading Sonic Youth

Off Piste on the Alpe

Many question how a track rider can become a good mountain climber & take Alpine stages or do well in general classification, but this isn't just confined to British riders, there was one notable performance in this years Tour by an ex track rider, I bring you Christophe Riblon. The 'Other' Chris This years stage … Continue reading Off Piste on the Alpe

Scratch & Sniff

If you follow any posts on Braveheart, there's currently one where Martin Harris (one of Scotland's champions in promotion of cycle racing & facilities) has stated that he will be running the Scottish Scratch Championships at Caird Park track in Dundee. It's provoked some comments & there have been some tweets recently on same subject, … Continue reading Scratch & Sniff

Fixing time trials

We're in for a tumultuous few years in cycle racing in Scotland, misconceptions will be addressed, talents who may have previously slipped through will be recognised & more importantly, we'll be getting our heads kicked in by first year juniors from now on. The balance of power is going to change, moving away from super … Continue reading Fixing time trials