Three years ago, the London 2012 Olympics were drawing to a close - with Team GB cyclists one of our biggest medal-winning successes at the Games - thanks, in no small part, to riders from our region. Now they're back in the saddle, training for the games in Rio next year. Calendar has been given access to the velodrome in Manchester used by our cycling hopefuls, to get an insight into their rigorous training regime. Matt Price reports.
Yorkshire born cyclist Ed Clancy will race through Barnsley later.
It is part of the National Circuit Racing Championships finals which will crown the men and women's British champion for this year.
Top class cycling came to the streets of Beverley last night when round six of the British Cycling Elite Circuit Series was held in the market town.
Felix English sprinted to victory in the Beverley Grand Prix just inches ahead of Series leader Jon Mould with last year's Beverley GP winner Mike Northey in third.
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Peter Kennaugh of Team Sky successfully defended his British Championship title in Lincoln.
The Manx rider was pushed close by his countryman, Mark Cavendish but pulled away on the final climb to hold on to the title.
Elsewhere, Burley in Wharfedale's Scott Thwaites came home in 5th, followed by Sheffield's Adam Blythe in 6th.
Otley's Lizzie Armitstead has won the Women's British Cycling Championship for a third time.
The 26-year-old was involved in a horror crash during the Tour of Britain earlier this month, but recovered in time to compete today in Lincoln.
Speaking to British Eurosport, she praised the crowds for their support saying she would head to Donegal, Ireland to celebrate with her boyfriend.
Crowds lining streets in Lincoln for British Cycling National Road Championships http://t.co/AqfPNsqJY6