Leading U23 and former world junior champion Tom Pidcock has been released from his contract with Telenet Fidea Lions Both parties have agreed in good terms to terminate their cooperation. Sven Nys’ team reports that they support the Yorkshire prodigy in pursuing his own course. According to veldritkrant.be, “Last year, Pidcock chose to ride his first cyclo-cross season as a promise f ...[Read More]
The most brutal World Championship course this century. Few would disagree. The leafy, fast Valkenberg from the 2016 World Cup could barely be traced as deep midwinter schlamm made a weekend of racing for everyone to remember. Add to this a venue within a couple of hours’ drive of much of Belgium and Holland, and an iconic venue. One to enjoy and savour, but quite honestly one to be thankf ...[Read More]
Quick summary here of all the 2018 National Championships videos from around the globe. (Possibly missing a few!) Belgium – Men Belgium – Women Netherlands – Men (Summary) Netherlands – Women (Summary) Great Britain – – Sunday (All UCI Classes) United States – Sunday (All UCI Classes) Spain France- Men (Junior) France – Elite Men France – Elit ...[Read More]
Watch LIVE coverage here of the junior, under-23 and elite men’s and women’s racing on Sunday 14 January at the 2018 HSBC UK National Cyclo-Cross Championships at Sunderland’s Hetton Lyons Country Park. 9:30am: Under-23 women 10:45am: Under-23 men 12noon: Junior men 1:15pm: Elite women 2:30pm: Elite men Coverage starts 09:15 on Sunday
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.
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]