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Review: Jagwire Road Pro brake cable kit

Review: Jagwire Road Pro brake cable kit

Forme Bikes’ new Calver showing alloy is back on the rise

Forme Bikes’ new Calver showing alloy is back on the rise

Only a few short years ago nobody could get their hands on a carbon ‘cross bike apart from an Alan for love nor money. It’s now rare to see anything but carbon on most high profile start lines. Forme are a number of brands starting to tip the balance slightly.

The 3 Peaks Cyclocross in a Venn diagram

The 3 Peaks Cyclocross in a Venn diagram

This Sunday will be what I hope to be my 19th completion of the 3 Peaks Cyclocross. I’ve started all but one of the races since my first in 1995(1), and finished all but one that I started(2). Every year you learn more, and more and more goes in the knowledge bank.  I let most of it out and have always been happy to share tips and advice, but for any newbie or novice, I have created a simple ...[Read More]

Quarry Cross aims to compact the 3 Peaks into 2km

Quarry Cross aims to compact the 3 Peaks into 2km

Crosscast is go !

Crosscast is go !

‘Cross aficionado (and all round nice chap) Neil Mansfield has today launched show #1 in #Crosscast – a podcast dedicated to all your lovely cyclocross addicts. Show #1 is available here on awesound.com and chats with the Jack Whitehall of cyclocross (I’m sure he doesn’t like my saying that but it’s uncanny) Bruce Dalton about upcoming changes in 2017/18 and the plans ...[Read More]

Coordinated bid to bring major UCI ‘cross race to London

Coordinated bid to bring major UCI ‘cross race to London

First reported by friends Cyclocrossrider.com yesterday, we seem set for another very good chance of a major UCI race in the UK in coming years

Urban CX racing in Newcastle upon Tyne this August

Urban CX racing in Newcastle upon Tyne this August

It’s back for 2017! Bank Holiday Monday 28th August 2017 will see a day of cyclocross racing in the Ouseburn Valley, in the very heart of Newcastle upon Tyne and everyone from beginners and families to seasoned racers is welcome to come and join in the fun.

Chris Wreghitt to return after very early retirement

Chris Wreghitt to return after very early retirement

Those of you old enough to remember the name Chris Wreghitt will be doing well to see this without your reading glasses.  Wreghitt, now 60, enjoyed a star spangled career in cyclocross – including the national title in 1978 – before moving to an eventful and brilliant few years on the road.

Wyman seeking 2018 deal

Wyman seeking 2018 deal

Britain’s most consistent rider in Europe of the current generation is seeking private sponsorship from January 2018. Helen Wyman’s illustrious career has seen her take World Championship podium places and multiple European Cross titles, to add to an incredible tally of British Champs stripes. 

Waugh in Europe

Waugh in Europe

Big fan of photography in general for cyclocross – and a big, BIG fan of Geoff Waugh.  Geoff spent the weekend snapping at the rate of mechs-in-mud last weekend for the two races over in Belg. Great photos here. Nice one Geoff. Go look >> https://geoffwaugh.exposure.co/belgian-brace  

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