Have you seen this bike?

Plowman Craven racer has his track bike nicked at the Scottish Track Championships. He wants it back.

Yes it's pink, but James McCallum wants his bike back. The distinctive Plowman Craven liveried track bike – one of only eight in the UK – was stolen from James' car from outside the Meadowbank Velodrome, Edinburgh on Friday as he prepared for the Scottish Track Champs...

The bike should be pretty hard for the thief to get rid of. The Plowman pinkness will be a bit of giveaway if you're offered it in an Edinburgh pub, as should the Extreme tri-spoke front wheel, Extreme disc rear and full Dura Ace set up. Understandably both James and, in particular, PC team manager Gary Beckett are eager to get the bike back in one piece. So as Shaw Taylor used to say "Keep 'em peeled." Oh, and please, don't have nightmares.

Rob Spedding

Editor-in-Chief, Cycling Plus, Cycling Plus Magazine
Editor-in-chief Rob has been pedalling Cycling Plus since 2007. His first proper road bikes were a Raleigh Sprint in the early 1980s and then a Trek 1000 in 1999. A former competitive runner, Rob has repeatedly threatened to become a competitive cyclist in every discipline from time-trailling to hill climbing to bike polo. We're still waiting.
  • Discipline: Road. Mainly commuting but with the occasional mountainous sportive that he'll complain about/fail to complete. Enjoys cake stops. Will never, ever do another triathlon after a bad experience in open water.
  • Preferred Terrain: Gently undulated roads – he's more of a rouleur. Likes gravel.
  • Current Bikes: BMC Alpenchallenge, Viner Perfecta, BMC Granfondo GF0, anything shiny that Warren Rossiter will allow him to ride
  • Dream Bike: Bianchi Specialissima, Raleigh Banana
  • Beer of Choice: Innis and Gunn Original
  • Location: Bath, UK
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