Commuting highlights | Part I

"It's incredibly fitting that I observed this oh-so-cute moment while cycling over London Bridge. It made my day and served as another reminder to look around and enjoy the moment".

Red Hook Crit — London. July 16

"Current series leader and defending champion Ainara Elbusto (Caispe – WRC Concor) lined up on the start line next to newcomer and current gold medal Olympian, Dani King (Wiggle High5), for what was set to be a grandstand event. Contenders Jo Smith (Whybenormal?), Ash Duban (Affinity Cycles), Vittoria Riati (Laclassica Racing Team by Speedgang) and Brooke Philips (Pedlas Pursuit) were also present to vie for the win".

The Red Hook Crit — Brooklyn, New York. April 16

"A brisk spring night saw the largest ever field of women line up to start the ninth edition of the Red Hook Criterium in Brooklyn. Earlier in the day Dutchwoman Ashley Faye (Team Cinelli Chrome) surprised regular favourite Spaniard Ainara Elbusto (Conor WRC) by taking pole position. Faye with a qualifying lap time of 1:37:576 averaged a speed of 41.69 km/h over the technical circuit. Fleure Faure (LaClassica Racing p/b SpeedGang) of France came in second with British rider Brooke Philips (Pedlas Pursuit) in third and Elbusto in fourth".