Cycling Weekly’s British news round-up: 2011 index page

Every week, Cycling Weekly brings you a round-up of what’s going on on the British racing scene – local news, our up-and-coming juniors and elite-level racing.

This index page is a collection of our British news round-ups from 2011, organised by month, to provide you with an accessible place to access everything that we’ve reported on since the start of the year. 

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December 14: Hayles named as Etape Pennines ambassador
Skelton to start ride to South Pole, CTC seatch for new Chief Executive, London to Brighton Night Ride, TLI look to 2012, Primal Europe line-up
December 1: Catford CC launch junior team
Bloomfield appointed BMX Academy Coach, Another award for London’s Cycle Hire Scheme, Hope Factory Racing add Sharpe, Property Cycle aims to raise £100,000

November 16: Strong field boosts Tour of Britain viewing figures
TV and online interest for 2011 increases by almost 20%, Seven Cycles unveil the MudhoneyPRO
November 9: CTC criticise rejection of legal challenge into coroner’s conduct at Eilidh Cairns’ inquest
Team Hope Factory Racing launched, Premier Calendar 2012 dates, BUCS cyclo-cross championships this weekend, Shutt step up
November 4: Uncertain future for Elliott and co as Motorpoint end sponsorship
Horton heads for Raleigh, Clarke without a contract, Nikki Harris, London Cycling Awards

October 25: Oldham pleased with start to cross season after Ally Pally triumph
Horizon add Byrne and Walker, Hell of the Ashdown sportive entries open, Swift and Dowsett to ride Colomba Chemo Classic, South Wraxall cycle route now open
October 21: Team UK Youth looking to 2012 as they add more riders to their lineup
Wiggle launch new Super Series events for 2012, Palmer Park Velo in charity fundraiser, British Cycling and Ireland team up
October 13: Wyman looks for another win in Plzen
Tomas Swift-Metcalfe wins award, Dave Rayner Fund prize draw ticket details, entries open for Calshot 24-hour Trackathon, Evans Cycles, TrainSharp launched
October 5: British Cycling to receive additional £1m to boost funding
Cracknell and Walters forced to abandon tandem record attempt, Matt Crampton, Doull joins Academy, Briggs to Raleigh as Sigma sign Griffiths, Wiggle Rut, Chain Reaction open first customer store.

September 28: Cyclo-cross success for Wyman and Field in the USA
UK Youth adds Barker, Sigma Sport signs Griffiths, London Bicycle Film Festival, John Partridge funeral
September 22: Europcar and United Healthcare in frame as McNally looks to make step up
New format for Revolution track series; Field and Wyman win in the USA; Thrills, spills and fixed wheels: Hell’s Belles bicycle polo; Pearson Performance Store opens

August 31: McEvoy looking forward to Premier Calendar decider as he enters talks for 2012 team move
British Cycling’s Hall of Fame unveiled, Slater wins National Junior road race series, Ibbo fund for 2012, Northern Rock Cyclone expands
August 24: British juniors praised after Junior Track Worlds
£2000 raised by Mule Bar Girls, Southdowns Bikes Parham Kermesse, Dan Crawley racing in Mauritius, 25 years of Mildenhall rally
August 17: Bibby: I’ll give it may all for big move
Tom Murray enjoys perfect day out in front of his sponsors, Herne Hill seeks record breakers, Mule Bar Girls charity fundraiser tomorrow night, North West Coffee Tour, thieves target Palmer Park Velo Club, Reading’s DernyFest
August 10: Rapha-Condor-Sharp preparations ‘perfect’ for Tour of Britain, says John Herety

Barnes leads strong showing in Holland, GB juniors head to nations cup, para-cycling World Road Champs team, UCL rectruiting cyclists for study
August 6: Rapha ready to wrap up dominant crit season in Preston
Barnes for the double, Tour of Britain launch volunteer drive

July 29: More gold for British starlets
Team Sky chasing vital points in Poland, Olympic talents look to 2012, MTB World Championships squad announced
July 22: Sybrandy reflects on storm-battered Etape
Rollapaluza Hill Climb, Armitstead and Pooley in Germany, MARS Refuel Fund
July 15: Swift joins soap stars for charity ride
Ron Spencer funeral details, Urban Hill Climb sells out in four minutes, Voss leads Endura in Czech Republic
July 8: Rowe builds for U23 Euros
DfT announces Local Sustainable Transport winners, Bibby opens with third in Portugal
July 1: Wilkinson reflects on wonderful 24 record
Endura “can win the Tour of Britain”, Giro Donne, Stafford GP

June 24: Best of British sign up for Leazes Crit
Thwaites looking for U23 title, Deloitte’s Ride Across Britain, Ryedale Rumble, Friday auction
June 17: Endura talent Thwaites reflects on first Tour Series
Pooley wins Bira, riders sign up for Otley and Leazes crits, Kennaugh in Route du Sud, Fleeman impresses in Canada
June 10: Riders head to London for the IG Markets Nocturne
Simpson heads home Horizon one-two in Oldham, Shaw looks to Copenhagen Worlds
June 3: Endura and Motorpoint vow to hit back at Tour Series
Ride with Thomas in Belgium, Academy team in Tour of Berlin, Britain’s manliest cyclist

May 27: More details of London test event emerge
Brit to attempt round-the-world ride, Shropshire man to compete in World Transplant Championships, new club launched in West Yorkshire
May 20: Rowe goes close in Holland
Rapha at Circuit de Lorraine, Wilko talks Tour Series, Blackfriars Bridge back-track from TfL, CTC changes to charity status
May 6: Brammeier: “The novelty will never wear off”
McEvoy on Michaelgate, Ferguson leads juniors in Peace Race, Tour Series home teams announced, Kelly to ride Etape Hibernia
May 3: Williams on comeback trail in Ulster
Wegelius comes close at Tour of Asturias, Cooke to ride Nationals, dog embarks on 700-mile trip

April 28: Armitstead back to form in Belgium

Endura take Brittany stage, Burton puts the hurt on at Palace, DoonHame route is “tough enough”, Tomas Swift-Metcalfe in Portgual
April 21: McLay dominant in Belgium
Tough time in Tuscany for juniors, Wilson in the action once again
April 15: Endura gunning for Tour du Finistère
Rapha suffer jetlag in Korea, Rowe in Cote Picardie, Sharp to sponsor ToB, Les Ingram Memorial Race
April 8: Fleeman’s CiCLE Classic Ambitions
Herety on Tour of Britain places, Brian Phillips memorial service, Griffiths in Malta, London Nocturne on Sky Sports, Tanner’s Moroccan adventure
April 1: Pooley to ride women’s Tour of Flanders after last-minute inclusion
Good week for McLay and Dibben in Belgium, Brit teams abroad, Dan Lloyd to auction signed jersey, Brooks Cycle Track League announces new format for 2011, Look Mum No Hands announce Classics schedule

March 25: Corley-Cervelo leader Gaywood “gutted” at Tour Series omission

GB juniors and McLay win in Benelux, Dibben takes Cadence Road Race, new British team blooded in Croatia, women’s sports clubs to race in Cycletta Club Challenge
March 18: Rapha’s war on two fronts
Forme Procycliste-San Lamere team hits the scene, Right to Play Ride to France, East London charity hit by bike thieves
March 11: Women’s Tour Series launched
Top fields for Roy Thame Cup and Jock Wadley, Sigma Sport go French, Rapha-Condor-Sharp second in Singapore, Dowsett hits Essex TT scene, extra Wiggle Super Sportive launched, Storey becomes ambassador for CNP
March 4: Biggest ever field expected as Eddie Soens memorial hits 50
Sykes looks to defend Severn Bridge title, Sybrandy seeks course record at East Surrey Hardriders, launch for 2011, McLay and Kennaugh head early Nationals entries, Doyle’s race around Ireland, Yorkshire Wolds challenge announced