Under 23's rider
Riding for: Since age 7 – MTB at Glentress, which is a mile from my house.
Best race result to date: 2nd in a round of the Copa de Espana (Spanish National Series) as a youth and 6th in the Hillingdon National Senior Women’s Series race last season.
2016 Season Goals
My aim is to be top 5 in National British Series, Top 10 at British Track Champs, consistent results in the Team Series.
Top 2016 Season Results
- Hillingdon Women’s Grand Prix (Hillingdon Women’s Grand Prix) – 6th
- The Edge Cycleworks Salt Ayre Series and Total Cycle Coach Womens Series #19 (E/1/2/3/4) – 3rd
- GGCC Womens Road Race Part One 2015 (E/1/2/3/4) – 1st
- Winter Warrior Race Series #3 (E/1/2/3/4) – 1st
- Spring Track Meeting (Women Omnium) – 3rd
Q&A with Flora
First Bike: Blue Habitat “Le Bike”
Hardest thing about cycling: Winter training in the cold and wet (and hills!).
Favourite cycling memory: Racing in front of a sell-out home crowd in the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Glasgow in the Revolution Series a couple of years ago.
First Cycling Club: Peebles CC.
Have you broken any bones while racing: Touch wood, nothing yet, but had to spend a night in hospital with concussion after crashing at Dundee Velodrome a few years back. I don’t remember a thing about it!
What career are you training for away from cycling: I’m currently in first year of animal biology at Uni in Edinburgh.
Cycling Hero: Iljo Keisse
Any pets: Two beautiful Siamese cats.
When you were little what did you want to be when you grew up: Still don’t know!
Pre race rituals: the standard BC 20 minute roller warm-up routine.
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