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‘Race team’s progress is pleasing’

Riders of Staveley-based Andy Moore Autocentres / JEJ Racing Team have had another busy week in the saddle.

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Lizzie Armitstead celebrates her victory in last year's Derbyshire stage of The Women's Tour.

Lizzie Armitstead is back as Women’s Tour cycle race returns to Derbyshire

Derbyshire is to host the penultimate stage of The Women’s Tour on Saturday, June 10, building on the cycle race’s successful visit last year.

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ABC superstar Martin Fry will headline this year's Eroica Britannia cycling festival - then join family and fans on their bikes in the Peak District.

Eroica Britannia cycling festival steps up a gear with ABC's Martin Fry and DJ Norman Jay

Poison Arrow hitmaker Martin Fry is on target to join thousands of fans on a bike ride after he headlines a retro cycling festival weekend in the Peak District.

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Cyclo-cross season to remember for George

Cyclo-cross season to remember for George

Bolsover’s ICON cyclo-cross rider George Cooper has just completed a season to remember.

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Buxton’s Sam breaks British ‘Everesting’ record

Buxton Cycling Club’s Sam Clark completed a remarkable achievement on Saturday as he cycled until he had completed 8848 metres of climbing - the equivalent of riding to the top of Mount Everest from sea level in one day.

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Lottery millions helping to bring world's top cyclists to Yorkshire for 2019 UCI Road World Cycle Championships

Lottery millions for Yorkshire cycling showcase 'will enhance UK as world leading host'

Millions of pounds of National Lottery funding for the 2019 UCI Road World Cycle Championships will help Yorkshire enhance the UK's reputation as a world leading host, says the head of UK Sport.
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Lou Bates broke the course record and picked up a �500 prize, beating Emily Verroken and Rebecca Goodson into second and third respectively with a time of 1:42:8. (Pic: VeloUK.net)

New women’s course record at Monsal Hill climb

The womens course record tumbled at the 2016 Monsal Hill Climb on a day when almost 200 riders visited the Peak District beauty spot.

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Gold medal winning cyclist Dame Sarah Storey. Photo: onEdition

OPINION: What can we learn from GB’s tremendous Paralympic success?

The Rio Paralympics were a terrific spectacle full of tremendous stories of courage, triumph over adversity and sporting excellence. But among all the heartwarming stories, let’s make sure we remember that last point — sporting excellence.

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Cyclist Dame Sarah Storey DBE (C4-5) competing for ParalympicsGB in the C4-5 500m time trial at the Rio Paralympic Games 2016.
 
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Dame Sarah Storey remains upbeat ahead of road races

Dame Sarah Storey remains upbeat despite narrowly missed out on the medals in the C4-5 500m time trial.

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RIO VIDEO & 360 PHOTO: Yorkshire's Ed Clancy gears up to equal Sir Bradley Wiggins' five Olympic golds

Yorkshire's Olympic cycling superstar Ed Clancy hopes to equal Sir Bradley Wiggins' total of five gold medals.

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Lizzie Armitstead pointed to the sky during her Aviva Women's Tour Stage 3 win in Chesterfield to honour deceased MP Jo Cox. Photo by Chris Etchells

British cycle star Armitstead honours tragic MP Jo Cox with Chesterfield victory

British cycle star Lizzie Armitstead paid a touching tribute to deceased MP Jo Cox as she pointed to the sky after winning the Derbyshire Stage 3 of the Aviva Women’s Tour in Chesterfield.

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British rider Lizzie Armitstead won Derbyshire's Stage 3 of the 2016 Aviva Women's Tour to take the Yellow Jersey and went on to be crowned overall race winner. Photo by Chris Etchells.

Derbyshire proved key as Armitstead wins Aviva Women’s Tour title

Derbyshire’s Stage 3 of the 2016 Aviva Women’s Tour proved to be the turning point of a fabulous race as British rider Lizzie Armitstead took the day’s honours as well as the overall leader’s jersey.

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VIDEO: Armitstead takes the glory in Derbyshire during the Aviva Women’s Tour

British rider Lizzie Armitstead won Stage 3 of the Aviva Women’s Tour and was also crowned the overall leader of the five stage race.

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Amy Pieters took the second stage as Wiggle HIGH5 rider Marianne Vos claimed the overall leaders yellow jersey as she sprinted to victory in Stratford at the end of a 140-kilometre stage through Warwickshire.

Aviva Women’s Tour contenders target pivotal Derbyshire stage today

The Aviva Women’s Tour Stage 2 results have set the scene for an incredibly exciting day in Derbyshire today as the county hosts Stage 3 of the international cycle road race.

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Boels Dolmans rider and Luxembourg national champion Christine Majerus sprinted to victory in Norwich, yesterday, Wednesday, June 15, to clinch the opening stage of the Aviva Womens Tour and the Aviva Yellow Jersey of race leader.

Aviva Women’s Tour gets off to exciting start as riders target Derbyshire

The Aviva Women’s Tour cycle road race is up-and-running after an exciting Stage 1 as spectators get set for its arrival in Derbyshire on Friday and Saturday.

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Pictured is the 2015 Aviva Women's Tour.

Top riders assess Aviva Women’s Tour as Derbyshire could prove pivotal

As the third edition of the Aviva Women’s Tour is about to get underway many of the world’s leading riders have been looking ahead to the race including its foray into Derbyshire.

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Pictured is British Cycling rider Jessie Walker, Councillor John Owen and Gian Bohan from Eroica Britannia, in front of Chatsworth House, which features in both the Womens Tour and Eroica Britannia.

Derbyshire to celebrate cycling with the Aviva Women’s Tour and Eroica

Fun-packed festivities have been planned to celebrate the arrival of the Aviva Women’s Tour cycle race on Friday when a star-studded field hits the roads of Derbyshire.

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Pictured is the 2015 Aviva Women's Tour.

World’s fastest to race through Derbyshire in Aviva Women’s Tour

An array of international sports stars are set to roll out across the roads of Derbyshire as the 2016 Aviva Women’s Tour cycle race comes to the region.

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World Road Race Champion Lizzie Armitstead.

Top cyclists Armitstead and Vos tipped to head Aviva Women’s Tour in Derbyshire

World Road Race Champion Lizzie Armitstead of the Boels Dolmans team and multiple World and Olympic Champion Marianne Vos of the Rabo Liv team head the 96-rider provisional line-up for the Aviva Women’s Tour.

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Pictured are riders in the 2015 Aviva Women's Tour cycle race.

VIP tickets up for grabs as Aviva Women’s Tour comes to Derbyshire

One of the biggest sporting spectacles of the year is set to hit the roads of Derbyshire as plans get underway to welcome the 2016 Aviva Women’s Tour cycle race to the region.

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