Fraser-Green victorious at National Cycling Championships

United Kingdom-based biker Claire Fraser-Green dominated the competition at the National Cycling Championships over the weekend, impressing in the time-trial championships on Saturday then claiming the female National Road Race Trophy on Sunday. Fraser-Green outdid Shenika Teixeira and Abigail Jeffrey to earn her sixth national road race title, after winning her sixth successive time-trial title…

GCF announce dates for National Cycling C/ship

The Guyana Cycling Federation has announced that the National Cycling Championship will be held over three days in late June, early July. On June 23, there will be the Individual Time Trial, while on the following day, the Masters, Juniors, Juveniles and Ladies will compete in the Road Race. On July 1, the senior riders…

Narine wins FACC Independence 40-miles cycle road race

The Flying Ace Cycling Club (FACC) of Berbice staged a successful 10-lap, 40- mile cycle road race around the Ancient County town of New Amsterdam as part of Guyana’s Independence anniversary celebrations. With a time of 1h40m, Balram Narine was crowned the winner, with Clement Doris coming in second. Other top finishers included Syborne Fernandes…

Powerade 11-race cycling returns Saturday

The inner circuit of the National Park will once again be filled by great excitement on Saturday with the seventh Banks DIH-sponsored Powerade 11-race cycling programme organised by national cycling coach Hassan Mohamed. The programme is set to showcase some of the best young talent and possibly the next generation of Guyanese cycling. Young boys…

John crowned Independence 3-Stage Road Race champion

Jamal John stormed to the top of the podium on Sunday as the curtain came down on the three-stage cycle road race to commemorate the 52nd Independence Anniversary. After two days and many miles of racing in rainy weather, the Team Coco standout, who finished in the top five of each stage, was rewarded with…

CBJ memorial takes to the West Side on Sunday

The excitement of the 20th cycling memorial in honor of the late President of Guyana, Dr. Cheddi B. Jagan will continue this Sunday when the top wheelsmen take to the starting line. The first of the three races honoring the late president was held in the ancient county of Berbice and will now ride off…

Alanzo Greaves returns with a bang

Alanzo Greaves, arguably one of the better pedal cyclists to have emerged from Guyana has returned to the local circuit with a bang, having made a big impact in the just concluded Guyana Cycling Federation, National Sports Commission’s National Three-Stage. At the conclusion of the final stage, an emphatic Greaves, speaking with Guyana Times Sport…

Payless Variety cycle race turns 5 on Saturday

The fifth edition of the Payless Variety Store-sponsored 11-race cycle programme will pedal off on the Inner Circuit of the National Park, Thomas Lands beginning at 9:00h. National Cycling Coach Hassam Mohamed will be coordinating the event which is billed for this Saturday (October 29) and will feature rigid competition in the 35-lap featured Schoolboys,…

Top cyclists to contest Hand-in-Hand 11-race programme

Fresh off of the Tour of Tobago and the Victor Maceado Memorial road race, the country’s best cyclists will take to the National Park inner circuit this Saturday for the 12th annual Hand-in-Hand Group of Insurance 11-race programme. The day’s event is organized by National Cycling coach, Hassan Mohamed and will serve as excellent preparation…

9 Guyanese riders in TICC

Cyclists from all over the world, including Guyana will meet at the Tour of Tobago’s 30th annual Tobago International Cycle Classic (TICC) which began on Tuesday September 27 and will go until October 2 in the twin Island Republic. The six-day event got underway with the opening ceremony at the Johnston Apartments, Store Bay with…

Niles powers away with Powerade Road Race title

After being dethroned in the De Sinco’s Degree feature 35-lap cycle race on the inner circuit of the National Park on Saturday, Team Coco’s Junior Niles returned the following day to the Powerade 25-mile road race on the West side of Demerara to pedal his way to the title. The veteran rider produced a late…