V C Briganti Cycling Team
V C Briganti cycling was named after the Brigante Tribe
The Brigantes were a tribe of British Celts who in pre-Roman times inhabiting almost all of the area
that would become Northern England and a significant part of the Midlands. The name of the tribe springs from the
Celtic goddess Brigantia.
At the time of the Roman invasion in 43 AD the Brigantes were arguably the most powerful Celtic tribe in
V C Briganti is made up of cyclists from County Durham.
Rick King (right) Leazes Park Criterium
Rick King 1st Prissick Criterium 2012
Rick King takes the 4th Stage and overall victory in the Easter 4 Day