Riding for: 2 years
Best race result to date: Ilkely Town Centre Women’s Elite Race – 8th
2016 Season Goals
My goals for 2016 are to get podiums in my local town centre races and get a stage win.
Top 2015 Results
- Ilkely Town Centre Women’s Elite Race – 8th
- Yorkshire Day at the Races York Sport (U16 Girls) – 1
- East Yorkshire Classic Events 2015 (E/1/2/3/4) – 8th
- Yorkshire Day at the Races York Sport (E/1/2/3/4) – 6th
- YESSS Tickhill Grand Prix (3/4 Women) – 8th
Q&A with Libby
First Bike: A white Dawes child’s cyclocross bike and my first road bike was my dad’s white and green Canyon.
Hardest thing about cycling: Chasing my boyfriend up climbs.
Who inspired you to start cycling: My Dad.
Favourite food: My Mum’s spaghetti.
What do you love most about cycling: The feels after a long ride and my dads face after I’ve done well in a race.
Pre race rituals: A weebix 2 hours before and panic.
First Cycling Club: Aire Valley Cycles
Favourite Race: Otley Town Centre
Cycling Hero: Lizzie Armitsted
Favourite warm up music: Tiesto
Favourite film: The Notebook.
Pets: A dog; Marvin, A cat; Sven and A guinea pig called Chubs.
When you were little what did you want to be when you grew up: A ballerina.
Non sporting hero: My Mum.
Interest outside of cycling: Shopping
Best friend in the peloton: Sophie Thackary and Amira Mellor
Favourite Climb: Col de rates in Benidorm.
Libby's Latest Blogs
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