Who are these random cyclists?

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by CJ87, 23 Jun 2008.

  1. CJ87

    CJ87 New Member

    Hi everyone, my apologies but I have another random question (not sure if it belongs in this section really). I live in a small semi-rural village just outside of Newport (South Wales) and when I'm driving around I occasionally come across a group of 6+ cyclists in identical uniforms followed by a chase car complete with flashing lights, a tannoy and all the other 'bells n whistles', it all looks very professional. On one occasion when struggling to get my little car up a particularly steep hill the whole lot of them simply blitzed past me (much to my embarrasment). I just want to know if anyone has any ideas as to who these people are, we have a velodrome at Newport so I wondered if this is possibly the Olympic team as I usually see them in the middle of week days when most people are at work, although I was under the impression they were based at Manchester. Or could it simply be a case of a well funded local club, again sorry if a random question I'm just a complete newbie and curious to who these cycling machines might be!
  2. summerdays

    summerdays Cycling in the sun Moderator

    I assume they will be a club... I just saw a group of yellow and black jersey's going up the Gloucester Road at 3 pm in the afternoon ... it kind of looked out of place in the city, it would have seemed more normal if it had been in the countryside (to me).
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice