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From left to right - Chris Pook, of Cooper Green Pooks, Liam Holohan, of Holohan Coaching, Bryan Davies of Unvented Components Europe and Ben Lawrence, of independent chartered insurance brokers Beaumont Lawrence.
03 Dec 2018
A Shropshire cycling team, which has celebrated huge success this season, has announced a name change for next year and also the addition of an exciting new sponsor. From 2019, ‘Rhino Velo Race Team’ will become ‘Holohan Coaching Race Team’ and along with existing anchor sponsors Shrewsbury based estate agents Cooper Green Pooks and charteredinsurance brokers Beaumont Lawrence, they will also be...
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...
Chris Pook winning the Phil Ward Memorial Road Race. Photo David Perry
07 Oct 2018
A Shropshire business man has come first in the West Midlands Road Race League after a consistent 2018 season. Chris Pook, of Estate Agents Cooper Green Pooks, Shrewsbury, races for Rhino Velo Race Team, which he runs with Ben Lawrence of Beaumont Lawrence Chartered Insurance Brokers. Rhino Velo Race Team also came second overall in the league, just behind RST/Cycle Division Race Team, based in...
Liam Holohan, left, on the podium after coming third in the 2018 Haute Route Alps
03 Sep 2018
After a fierce battle on the French roads, a Shropshire cyclist has finished on the podium in the 2018 Haute Route Alps. Liam Holohan, of Rhino Velo Race Team, came third overall, just missing out on first and second place to Italian Carlo Fino and Australian Tristan Cardew, making him the fastest Brit in the race. The event saw 400 riders cycle nearly 800 km, climb more than 20,000 metres in...
Liam Holohan is aiming to become the first British person to win the 'Etape du Tour'
26 Jun 2018
A former elite cyclist, who now rides for a Shropshire based amateur cycling team, is aiming to become the first British person to win the ‘Etape du Tour’, a mass participation event that follows the route of one of the stages for this year’s Tour de France. Since 1993, amateurs have had the chance to tackle one of the stages of the famous three week race, which this year takes place from July 7...
21 May 2018
Final preparations are underway for the first three-day elite cycling race through the Shropshire countryside this weekend. Organisers are expecting hundreds of spectators to watch the Giro Del Mon, which will take place from May 26-28. One of the highlights of the event will be a day of racing at RAF Shawbury to celebrate the RAF’s 100 year anniversary. Live updates will be available on the Giro...
15 May 2018
A full field of 80 cyclists has signed up for a new three day elite cycling race through the Shropshire countryside, which includes a day of racing at RAF Shawbury to celebrate the RAF 100 anniversary.The Giro Del Mon, which has replaced the Shrewsbury Grand Prix for 2018, will take place from May 26-28, over the Bank Holiday weekend. The event, which is hosted by Shrewsbury based Rhino Velo Race...
02 May 2018
A Shropshire cycling team is celebrating after placing second overall in the Giro Sardegna road race - a six day event in Sardinia. Liam Holohan, 30, from Shrewsbury, also won his age category, coming third overall while Chris Pook, 35, from Shrewsbury, came second in his age category, coming 15th overall. Four members of the Rhino Velo Race Team, run by Chris Pook of Estate Agents Cooper Green...
17 Apr 2018
A Shropshire cycling team is travelling to Europe this weekend to take part in the Giro Sardegna road race - a six day event taking place in Sardinia from April 22. Four members of the Rhino Velo Race Team, run by Chris Pook of Estate Agents Cooper Green Pooks and Ben Lawrence of Beaumont Lawrence Chartered Insurance Brokers, will take part in the Gran Giro event - six stages over six days...
28 Mar 2018
A Shropshire cycling team will be riding in style over the Easter weekend when they head to the Ireland for their first big race of the season. Members of the Rhino Velo Race Team, run by Chris Pook of Estate Agents Cooper Green Pooks and Ben Lawrence of Beaumont Lawrence Chartered Insurance Brokers, will be heading to Ireland to take part in the Ras Mumhan, a four day stage race in the ‘Ring of...
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