Isle of Man News last updated 24 February 2017 14:02:36

Get on your bike and ride at the Appleby Sportive

POSTED Wed last week

Online entry is now open for the Appleby Sportive, which returns in May.The Appleby Sportive, which will take place on 1 May, starts and finishes at the Ramsey Rugby Club and consists of four timed options on different courses ranging in length from 38km to 118km. The Sportive includes routes not normally used in local cycling events and features more than 1500m of ascent.The Sportive, now in its 8th year, is supported by Appleby as part of the firm’s ongoing sponsorship of the Ellan Vannin Cycling Club (EVCC), which includes the provision of Appleby-branded cycling kits for the club and also supports the Appleby Youth Circuit Championship.Caren Pegg, Partner in the Dispute Resolution department and member of the Appleby Charitable...

Mugen confirms McGuinness and Martin for 2017 Isle of Man TT Races Campaign

POSTED Wed last week

Japanese based Mugen, which has won the last three SES TT Zero Races, has confirmed a two strong rider line up for the 2017 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy. M-TEC Company President, Mr Tomoyuki HASHIMOTO, confirmed that 23-time TT winner John McGuinness is back with TEAM MUGEN for 2017, and this year will be partnered by Guy Martin, who is also team-mate to McGuinness in the Honda Racing team at this year’s TT. After missing out on a hat-trick of victories in 2016 with a freak incident that shut down his machine in the middle of the race through no fault of his own, McGuinness will undoubtedly return with even more determination to recapture the TT Zero crown in 2017. After a one year sabbatical from the TT while he...

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