British Cycling has today announced they will be taking a team of five riders to the next round of the UCI Track World Cup in Beijing which takes place on the 16th – 18th January.
Chris Newton will be returning to Beijing where he won a Bronze medal in the Points race at the recent Olympic Games. Chris will be joined by fellow endurance riders Rob Hayles and Peter Kennaugh, all of whom will be representing Great Britain. Two other young British endurance riders – Luke Rowe and Mark Christian – will be competing for Team 100% ME.
The Beijing round of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup is the fourth round of five in the 2008-2009 series
Tony has been editing cycling magazines and websites since 1997 starting out as production editor and then deputy editor of Total Bike, acting editor of Total Mountain Bike and then seven years as editor of Cycling Plus. He launched his first cycling website - the Cycling Plus Forum at the turn of the century. In 2006 he left C+ to head up the launch team for Bike Radar which he edited until 2008, when he co-launched the multi-award winning road.cc - which he continues to edit today. His favourite ride is his ‘commute’ - which he does most days inc weekends and he’s been cycle-commuting since 1994. His favourite bikes are titanium and have disc brakes.