Rebecca Leaper

"I tried the wheels on a loop, which has a combination of tech, open climbs and descents and instantly felt the weight difference... acceleration was just easier and faster. There was a huge improvement in the handling of the bike too!... Very nippy in the really technical stuff. Obviously the weight saving paid real dividends as the 6 stages wore on...towards the win!"


Originally from Wales and now living in Catalonia, Spain, Rebecca started cycling in the year 2000 after taking part in a triathlon and realising competitive cycling was indeed for her. She went on to join the North Shropshire Wheelers, leading to open events in the UK and abroad. 

Notable Achievements:

  • Lanzarote 4 Stage (2017):

Master Ladies: 1st on all 4 stages and 1st on overall

  • Andalucia Bike Race (2017):

Master ladies: 1st place on 2 stages, 3rd on 2 stages and 2nd on overall

  • Copa Catalana International (Round 1 2017):

Master Ladies: 1st place

  • World Masters Games (2017):

35-39 age Master Ladies Mountain Bike World Champion

(and Silver in the Road Time trial)

  • La Rioja (2016):

Master Ladies 9th overall

  • Spanish 24h road championship (2016):

2nd place  with a  total of 645 kilometers.

  • Spanish MTB Marathon Championships (non champ race 2016)

Master Ladies 1st place

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