Kettering Cycling Club

Owen Rogers visits Kettering Cycling Club to weather the storm with this hardy Northants set-up. In association with Powerbar

Kettering Cycling Club

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

A little bit of meteorological adversity was never going to deter the cyclists of Kettering, a town which has hosted organised cycling for well over 100 years. So, despite the tail-end of winter’s first storm lashing Northamptonshire, plenty of Kettering Cycling Club’s orange and pink jerseys arrive to meet Cycling Weekly for their club run.

Though the club has only been around in its current form for 17 years, it was established after the town’s Friendly and Amateur clubs merged at the turn of the millennium.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.