Race Team Get First Win

Last weekend Adam managed to do a fantastic job of winning the E123 race at the Velopark. It was a strong solo effort as Mitchy was off to Manchester to (sadly not) ride in the National Track Championships. Adam got himself into an early three-man break and launched a solo attack with thirty minutes still [...]

February 5th, 2017|Race Team|0 Comments

First Podium Finish

This weekend Mitchy claimed our first podium finish with a second place in the E123 criterium race held in Velopark London. Adam stepped up to the higher category race meaning Mitchy had company in the early stages with Adam making several early attempts at establishing a break. However Mitch broke away mid way through the 1 hour race and at [...]

January 23rd, 2017|Race Team|0 Comments

Racing Debut

RACING INTO ACTION!  Our newly formed Contour Cycles racing team made their racing debut at the Velopark road race circuit in London recently. Team members Adam Robertson and Dave Mitchinson made the journey to the Olympic park to race for the first time in their new team colours. Adam was up first, placing 8th in [...]

January 9th, 2017|Giant, Race Team|0 Comments

Giant Propel Advanced Pro 2

Our race team will be riding & competing on the new Giant Propel Advanced Pro 2 this year. Every aspect of this frame is engineered as a complete system to deliver unbeatable aero road performance. Extensive CFD analysis and dynamic wind tunnel testing was used to optimise every frame tube and angle in a process [...]

January 5th, 2017|Giant, New Bikes, Race Team|0 Comments

Contour Cycles Race Team

Announcing our new Race Team! Contour Cycles is pleased to present our 2017 Race Team. More details to follow.

January 5th, 2017|Race Team|0 Comments

What’s the Point?

Since my last blog we’ve been lucky enough to have experienced a pretty good summer – it feels like we’ve had a good amount of sunshine, and hot dry weather is definitely the best conditions for racing on the grass tracks of the UK. A non cycling related injury sustained to my knee at work [...]

October 13th, 2016|Mitchy's Blog, Race Team|0 Comments

The Importance of Having an Aim

One of my main targets for 2016 was to gain selection and compete at the European police championships – much to my disappointment the event has been cancelled. With the cancellation of this event, my other aim for the season had been to chase my first Cat cycling licence, but I’ve always been more motivated [...]

June 10th, 2016|Mitchy's Blog, Race Team|0 Comments

A Year of New Experiences

The great thing about changing sports after so long as a runner is the new experiences it has afforded me over the last year. One of my highlights has been learning to ride a fixed wheel track bike at the Olympic velodrome. There is something beautiful about the simplicity of track, and track bikes. No [...]

March 30th, 2016|Mitchy's Blog, Race Team|0 Comments


The best thing about racing in cycling is there is something for everyone. Road racing (Tour de France style races, normally just one day though!), Criterium racing (road racing on a short loop – multiple laps), Cyclocross (racing a bike on a muddy field), Track racing (Velodrome), BMX, Mountain biking....the list goes on. The hard [...]

February 1st, 2016|Mitchy's Blog, Race Team|0 Comments

Introducing Myself

I’m a former runner, attempting to make a late impact in the world of cycling, or at the very least see how far I can progress in a new sport. Contour Cycles are going to be supporting me for the 2016 season, and I’m going to be writing about my progress and my observations of cycling [...]

December 15th, 2015|Mitchy's Blog, Race Team|0 Comments
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