Category: Lizzie’s Blog

Lizzie Going From Strength To Strength

I can’t remember my last blog but it must have been last year. 2016 was such an eventful year for me, in bad ways (Rio) and in good ways (Marrying Philip), 2017 looks like being a busy time as well.…

Lizzie’s First Club Run

Our mini-flyers, parent and child ride, continues to develop our junior’s riding skills and this weekend they were joined by our wonderful Patron, Lizzie Deignan. It was quite a surreal moment as she joined all the riders under The Buttercross!…

Lizzie’s Steadfast Signing

Several of our members swelled the audience at Waterstones in Leeds, enjoying an evening with Lizzie at her official book signing event. The book has been released and documents Lizzie’s rise to cycle stardom and what it takes to stay…

Lizzie Deignan – Honorary Membership

What better way to start our special year off than present our club’s favourite professional Lizzie Deignan with her Honorary Membership. The citation for the award was read out by our `president Peter Middlebrooke, “In the club’s 90th year it seems…

Mini-Interview Part 2

The minis were invited to meet Lizzie in a fairly rare visit to Wharfedale – mind you it was the start of a very special week, before an imminent name change! When you’re hero is in town it’s extra special…

Big Thank You from Lizzie

To all the members of Otley CC especially the mini-flyers! I wanted to say a big thank you to every member of the club who has wished me well and supported me and my family not just in the previous…

Lizzie – The Mini-Flyers Interview

As our first exclusive of 2016, for Otley Cycle Club, patron Lizzie Armitstead was grilled by our top journalists from the Mini-Flyers. Having sat down in their Boels Dolmans kit, they were inspired to formulate the toughest questions they could for their…