British Cycling unveils first plans under Shell partnership

Funding pot for clubs that support disabled riders announced

Kadeena Cox riding to gold and a new world record at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
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 British Cycling has launched the first part of its partnership with Shell UK, a programme to get more disabled people into cycling.

The programme, called Limitless, aims to provide opportunities for 5,000 disabled riders to participate in club activities and 50 new competitive para-cycling events. 

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Having trained as a journalist at Cardiff University I spent eight years working as a business journalist covering everything from social care, to construction to the legal profession and riding my bike at the weekends and evenings. When a friend told me Cycling Weekly was looking for a news editor, I didn't give myself much chance of landing the role, but I did and joined the publication in 2016. Since then I've covered Tours de France, World Championships, hour records, spring classics and races in the Middle East. On top of that, since becoming features editor in 2017 I've also been lucky enough to get myself sent to ride my bike for magazine pieces in Portugal and across the UK. They've all been fun but I have an enduring passion for covering the national track championships. It might not be the most glamorous but it's got a real community feeling to it.