Beaumont Trophy Report
Sunday, 18th Jun 17The ONE Pro Cycling team showed their strength in depth when they successfully defended the Beaumont Trophy title. We have a full report and results.

Curlew Cup Report
Sunday, 18th Jun 17Julie Erskine of Cycle Team OnForm came out on top after a scorching morning of racing, winning the Curlew Cup in Stamfordham, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Report: Cyclone Challenge Rides
Saturday, 17th Jun 17A day of brilliant sunshine greeted over 2000 riders as they tackled the Cyclone Challenge Rides. We were out watching them in action!

Tyne 6 Bridges Report
Saturday, 17th Jun 17The Cyclone Festival of cycling gets underway with a fun/family ride by the Tyne on a lovely summer's evening.

Final Instructions For Challenge Ride Participants
Wednesday, 14th Jun 17Final instructions for riders in the Cyclone Challenge Rides - where to go and what to expect as you sign-on, start and finish your rides.

Wednesday, 14th Jun 17The Physiohaus bike fit studio is equipped to provide a bespoke independent fit service utilizing Retul 3D motion capture technology, guru fit bike and motion capture and gebiomized saddle pressure mapping

Cyclone Entry Deadline Extended to Thursday
Tuesday, 6th Jun 17We've extended the entry deadline for our Challenge Ride and Tyne 6 Bridges events till midnight on Thurs 8 June

Champions Return For Curlew Cup
Friday, 2nd Jun 17The winners of the last two editions of the Curlew Cup are set to return for the 2017 race at the head of strong teams.

Olympic Champion to race Curlew Cup
Thursday, 1st Jun 17Katie Archibald, a reigning Olympic and World champion and one of the biggest names in British cycling is expected to line up for the Curlew Cup on Sunday 18th June

Time to Check You Are Entered
Tuesday, 30th May 17Entries for the 2017 Cyclone Challenge Rides close on the 5th June. If you think you have entered the Cyclone, please take time NOW to check that your entry has been correctly registered with us.

ONE Pro Cycling well set to defend Beaumont Trophy
Thursday, 25th May 17One of the UK's leading cycling teams has put together a very strong team to defend the Beaumont Trophy title they won in 2016!



  • Cyclone Event Programme & Maps
    Download a copy of the 2017 event programme, including route maps, registration details, parking instructions and lots more key info.
  • Riding The Cyclone Challenge Rides - Mistakes To Avoid
    How to make the most of your day on the bike and how to avoid a few of the errors that can upset your plans.
  • Cyclone Festival Coming Soon
    We are now only a few weeks away from the 2017 Cyclone Festival of Cycling. We have a short video to remind you what it's all about.
  • Friendly Pub Hosts New Feed Stop
    A cycling-friendly pub is the location of a new feed on the three longer routes of the Cyclone Challenge rides.
  • Wiggins Team For Beaumont Trophy
    Strong line-up includes past winner of the event who is still only 23 and a former world champion. Lots of exciting young talent too.
  • Madison Genesis Announce Team
    A very strong Madison Genesis team looks to have lots of options as their riders strike early season form.
  • Cyclone Tips - Cornering
    Good cornering technique can save you time and make your cycling safer, whether you are alone or riding in a group.
  • GB Teams To Race at Cyclone Festival
    The Great Britain Cycling Team has confirmed that it will be sending teams from both the men’s and women’s Olympic Senior Academy Programmes to the Cyclone Festival of Cycling in June.
  • Tour of Britain Visits Our Roads
    The 2017 Tour of Britain includes a stage through the same beautiful Northumberland countryside used by the Cyclone Challenge Rides.
  • 8 Week Training Plans
    If you have not started your Cyclone training yet, don't despair. The good news is that it's not too late. And, even better, we have some really solid training advice to share with you.
  • Your Cyclone Easter Checklist
    With two months to go and 50 days left to enter, Easter is a great time to get yourself organised ahead of the Cyclone Festival of Cycling.
  • Memories are made of this!
    Great rides leave great memories and the Cyclone Challenge Rides contain many memorable stretches of road, set in outstanding landscapes.
  • Raising Funds with Newcastle Rugby Foundation
    Help our friends at the Newcastle Rugby Foundation raise money for community schemes with a donation, or by riding our Challenge Rides.
  • Cyclone Villages
    The villages on the Cyclone Challenge Rides routes are an important part of the event, adding character and also providing a focus for resting and re-fueling for riders.
  • Tips: Eating & Drinking on long rides
    In the latest in a series of articles aimed at helping riders taking part in the Cyclone Challenge Rides in June, we look at how to eat and drink successfully during a long ride.
  • Why We’re Backing Newcastle Rugby Foundation
    We are very pleased to be able to welcome Newcastle Rugby Foundation as one of the charities supported by the Cyclone Challenge Rides.
  • A Guide To The Gibbet Climb
    The Gibbet gets its name from an actual gibbet, standing stark against the skyline on the right as you reach the summit, which marks the spot where an executed murderer's body was chained in the 18th century.
  • Lamb & Associates Sponsor Beaumont Team Competition
    Support of growing firm of NE-based financial planning experts helps us to develop and improve the Beaumont Trophy race.
  • Ride for Charity
    The Cyclone Festival encourages every rider to raise funds for a charity. Find out how easy it is to make a difference whilst enjoying one of the Cyclone events.
  • Cyclone Tips: Climbing
    We look at how to prepare yourself and your bike for a long ride with a number of climbs, including pacing, gearing and training.