Rapha roller race

After the success of the recent Rapha Roller Races in London, the people behind them are launching a new event in Manchester next month.

The Rollapaluza Manchester Sprint takes place on Saturday, December 8, at the Central Skatepark, Ancoats. Like the Rapha events, this modern take on roller racing is fairly informal with the emphasis on fun and entertainment - complete with DJs and licensed bar.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.