World Masters Champs

The TORQ Track team take the World Masters by storm and surpass all expectations…

Blogs from each rider will follow, but for now we could not wait to tell you how the team got on at the World Masters Track Championships, which were held in Manchester last week. These Championships welcomed over 400 riders from 33 different nations and the competition to win a title and earn the opportunity to wear the coveted rainbow stripes for a year, means the racing is fierce.

The TORQ Track team of three riders medalled in every event they started, taking a stunning SIX World Masters titles across the week. Feast your eyes on this medal haul:

Lou “Hard as Nails” Haston

1.            Individual Pursuit – Silver (posting 2 PBs in one day!)

2.            Scratch – Gold

3.            500m TT – Bronze

4.            Points – Bronze

5.            Sprint – Bronze

Mel “Sick Bed to Podium” Sneddon

1.            Team Pursuit – Gold

2.            Points – Bronze

Jan “JB” or “Jersey” Birkmyre

1.            Individual Pursuit – Gold

2.            Team Pursuit – Gold

3.            Scratch – Gold

4.            500m TT – Gold

5.            Team Sprint – Silver

6.            Points – Gold

Many thanks to our sponsors for their support.

Torq Fitness – Nutrition
Wilier – Custom Carbon Track Frames
FFWD Wheels – Race wheels
Limar – Ultra light Road and Time Trial Helmets
Lake Cycling Shoes – Cycling and podium shoes
Active Life Logistics – Dugast tyres
CeramicSpeed – Ceramic bearing upgrades
Todays Cyclist – KMC Chains
Tifosi Optics – Tifosi eyewear
ithlete – HRV measurement and analysis with ithlete Pro
Jagwire – Cables and housing
Fenwicks – Lubrication and bike maintenance
Race Ware – Custom computer mounts
Altura – Team clothing
Lezyne – high pressure pumps and tools
Camelbak – Bottles
Helly Hansen – base layers, sports bras, running shoes, stretch pants and fleeces – cycling – Garmin Edge 1000