Cycling page - Respice Photography

Bike Events - Leeds Big Bike Ride

Leeds - Big Bike Ride 2016

Now in its fourth year the Bike Events Leeds bike ride offers 3 distances - 50km, 100km and 100 mile routes.

All three set off from Roundhey Park in Leeds, taking on the hills of Leeds before returning. The ride took place on Sunday 18th September under perfect conditions of blue sky and sunshine.

This album contains over 900 images from the day which have been sorted by time taken. Most of the images were taken at the finish but there some initial shots taken just outside of Thorner village.


Cheshire - Ride for Life

Cheshire - Ride for Life NoW 2016 (Sun 4 Sept 2016)

A sportive ride around historic and scenic West Cheshire starting and finishing in Upton, Chester.

This event is run by volunteers and after set-up costs, all entry fees go to Life NoW, the charity that aims to build a hospice and respite centre for the North-West and North Wales specifically to cater for teenagers and young adults.


This album contains approx 350 images

Manchester to Liverpool 2016 - START - (65 images)

The NSPCC Manchester to Liverpool cycle ride organised by Bike Events took place on Sunday 5 June 2016. 

The event, now in its tenth year, offers riders the choice of two rides:

40 mile route - a mostly traffic-free, family friendly route along the Manchester Ship Canal towpath

55 mile route - a more challenging on-road route, crossing the canal to Culcheth, Rainford and Knowsley. Both routes start at the Salford Watersports Centre and finish at Otterspool Park on the banks of the Mersey.

Further information, and details of any other upcoming rides, can be found at Bike Events website

Manchester to Liverpool 2016 - FINISH - (660 images)

As the official Photographer Respice Photography has a selection of images (65) from the start line at Salford Quay Watersports Centre. With the main album (660 images) from the finish line at Otterspool Promenade, Liverpool. 

Pimbo Races - Women

Pimbo Races - Men

Liverpool Phoenix Open 10TT

Liverpool Phoenix 10TT (Hannah's Album)

St Helens CRC 10m TT's

The interclub 10m TT's take place from April to September on a Wednesday evening on the D10/1 course (Rainford Bypass).

Up to date results for the Interclub competition (St Helens & Wigan Wheelers), as well as the individual race standings, can be found here

St Helens 10m TT

Images of Cycling Sportives attended by Respice Photography can be found in this album 

Upcoming events include:

   DATE         Event                                               Organised by & Link

 - 22 May     East Lancs RC Road Race           East Lancashire RC

 - 12 Jun      Manchester to Liverpool              Bike Events

 -   4 Sept     Cheshire Ride for Life NoW         Life NoW

 - 18 Sept     Leeds 100m & 100km                  Bike Events

2016 - Cycling Sportive Events

The 55th Eddie Soens Memorial Cycle Race

Got underway 9.30am on Saturday 12th March 2016 at Aintree Racecourse Club Circuit

A Regional C+ handicap event for categories: Elite, 1, 2, 3, 4, Juniors & Women 30 laps of 1.64 miles/2.65 km. Total race distance: 49.2 miles/81 km

The race ended with well timed final attack from Bertie Newey (Catford CC Equipe-Banks) sprinting to a closely fought victory ahead of Pedalheaven duo Ian Wilkinson & Jack Pullar

The North West CycloCross Association (NWCCA) organises a series of league based cyclocross races held in Lancashire, Cumbria, Cheshire, Manchester and Liverpool. Races run between September and January, each year.

Further information can be found HERE