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Photo L- R- Chris Pook, Liam Holohan and Matthew Davies.
30 Oct 2019
A Shropshire cycling team has ended its season in style by achieving excellent results at two major racing events in the UK and Spain. Holohan Coaching Racing Team saw top results in both the team and individual classification at the British National Hill Climb Championships and also in the overall classification of the Vuelta Majorca Masters stage race. The National Hill Climb Championship took...
15 Aug 2019
A Shropshire cyclist has ridden to success and been crowned national champion in his age category at the National Masters Road Race Championship. Former UCI professional Liam Holohan, who rides for Holohan Coaching Race Team, which he also mentors and coaches the team, managed to take the top podium spot and is now the national road race champion for 30-34 year olds. Chris Pook, of Shrewsbury-...
01 Aug 2019
Teenage cycling sensation Toby Barnes claimed the best result of his road career with an overall second place in the prestigious Tour of Sussex while ‘guesting’ for the Shropshire-based Holohan Coaching Race Team. Barnes, 18, an extremely talented cyclo-cross rider, was part of a strong four-man Holohan team, joining Chris Pook, Matthew Davies and Danny Smith in the five-stage event while ‘on...
L-R - Kirk Vickers, Chris Pook, Liam Holohan, Bryan Davies, Matthew Davies, Tom Pook
23 Jun 2019
A Shropshire based cycling team is celebrating after achieving excellent results in a multi day amateur event in Europe. Holohan Coaching Race Team, which is mentored and coached by former UCI professional Liam Holohan, has just returned from the Haute Route Dolomites - a three-day competitive event, featuring more than 250km of racing and over 8,000 metres of climbing in the mountains...
27 May 2019
A Shropshire based cycling team is well on its way to achieving its goal of becoming the top amateur racing team in the West Midlands. ‘Holohan Coaching Race Team’, which is mentored and coached by former UCI professional Liam Holohan, has already had some excellent wins this season. The team is sponsored by Shrewsbury based estate agents Cooper Green Pooks, independent charteredinsurance brokers...
Liam Holohan training hard for the Haute Route Alps.
12 Nov 2018
A Shrewsbury based former professional cyclist is now offering fully supported bespoke cycling trips alongside his already successful coaching business.  Liam Holohan, a former UCI professional, who rode for UCI teams ‘Team Wiggins’, ‘Rapha Condor’ and ‘Madison Genesis’, already runs his own coaching business called Holohan Coaching in Shrewsbury. He has a wide range of clients from World Tour...
 Photograph by David Perry
06 Sep 2016
A new cycling racing team set up in Shropshire is looking forward to welcoming future generations of racers following the huge success of Britain’s cyclists in Rio. Rhino Velo Racing, a team mentored by well-known Shrewsbury cyclist Mike Jones, has had great success of its own this summer and managers Ben Lawrence and Chris Pook said the success of British cyclists in the last few Olympics has...
25 May 2016
Thousands of people are expected to line the streets of Shrewsbury this Sunday (May 29) for the return of a major cycle event. Excitement has been building all week ahead of the 2016 Shrewsbury Cycle Grand Prix with more than 250 riders - some as young as eight - signed up to take part in the race action. Race organiser Ben Lawrence said: “It’s going to be an action packed day of racing and we...
26 Apr 2016
A Shropshire family going through a difficult time with their sick child will go on a much needed break thanks to money raised during the county’s Businesses for Children Awards. Guests at the ceremony, which was held last month at The Park Inn, Telford, raised £550 in a charity ‘heads or ‘tails’ game. The money went to the Harry Johnson Trust - winner of the Children’s Charity Award 2016, which...
15 Dec 2015
A family-run insurance firm in Shropshire has been announced as one of the top sponsor’s of an award ceremony celebrating the county’s businesses for children. Beaumont Lawrence, based in Sweetlake Court, Shrewsbury, has pledged to support the annual Business for Children Awards (BCAs) for the third year running. As a father of three, Ben Lawrence, managing director of Beaumont Lawrence, said he...
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