1904rt in 2021: Q+A with Helen Bridgman

The year ahead is, like much of 2020, looking uncertain. However, 2019 InternationElles rider Helen Bridgman is far from demotivated… What were your goals pre-Covid? I was really excited to be racing with the team in the British Women’s Cup for the first time. After a strong end to the 2019 season when I had…

1904rt in 2021: Q+A with Mathilde Pauls

What will the 2021 race season look like? We have no idea. But our riders are training as per any other year! Former World Championship rowing medallist turned cyclist (and casual neurologist) Mathilde Pauls talks to us about her goals and motivations. What were your goals at the start of 2020, pre Covid? I am…

1904rt in 2021: Q+A with founder and manager Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

After a strange 2020 season, and with the 2021 season still looking uncertain, we settled down with 1904rt founder, manager – and rider – Michelle Arthurs-Brennan, to hear about the team’s origins, and plans for the coming year… Tell us about how 1904rt came about… MAB: The team is entering its third year as ‘1904rt’,…

1904rt and 2020

Well, I think we can all agree that the 2020 season has not been quite what we expected. Our riders arrived back from a training camp in Denia in early March 2020, just as the UK went into lockdown. Racing has been scant; health and wellbeing has been the priority. We’re extremely proud of the…

Norwood Paragon x 1904rt Training Weekend

If you’re attending on the Saturday, sign up here so we know how many people to expect The season is just a few short weeks away! We’re ready to kick it off, with support from: Norwood Paragon Maison du Velo/InGear bikes NamedSport Target Velo UniCycle Fund Rapha To get the engines fired up, we’ve teamed up…

1904RT – who are we?

Norwood Paragon (ancient cycling club) and Maison du Velo (Reigate based bike shop) have got real friendly over the last few years. The resultant lovechild: 1904RT. In 2019, we had a team of 20: ten men and ten women. For 2020, we will be a women’s only squad. Our 2020 sponsors include Norwood Paragon, Maison…

Leagues and Targets

he 1904RT women’s team is targeting the Women’s British Cup (formerly the Women’s Team Series) and some HSBC National series races: Saturday March 14 – Milton Keynes Bowl British Cup Sunday  March 29 – Virginia Water British Cup Sunday April 26 – Coalville British Cup Sunday May 10 – Lincoln GP – HSBC National Sunday May…

The Team

The 2020 roster is made up of: Jenny Andrews Michelle Arthurs-Brennan Lea Bonnafous Helen Bridgman Kat Broadbent Gemma Hayes Anna Marie Hughes Pip Jenkins Kate Palmer Mathilde Pauls Carolyn Swan