Interviews

#cxtogs – Geoff Waugh

#cxtogs – Geoff Waugh

A Dirty Dozen Geoff Waugh selects 12 images from his cross archive. Expect toeclips and straps to carbon frames and disc brakes… “These aren’t necessarily my best pictures or even my favourites, although one or two may come close. I wanted to display a mix of images from back in the day to modern times that go some way to catching the elements that make ‘cross so endearing and enduring. Only ...[Read More]

Interview: Nick Craig and the 3 Peaks

Interview: Nick Craig and the 3 Peaks

Nick Craig (SCOTT RACING) rode his first Three Peaks Cyclocross not long before his 17th birthday.  He’d been slightly too young the year before a few weeks before his 16th birthday and a ride in the race was in his sights.   Nick’s father had come back to cycling in his late 30s and Nick’s youth.  A number of years in the armed forces had meant that Ian Craig, who  won the Three Peaks in 1963, ha ...[Read More]

Interview: 3 Peaks legend Barry Davies

Interview: 3 Peaks legend Barry Davies

Another huge name in ‘cross in my mini-series of interviews, Barry Davies was the first ever person to take three consecutive wins in the event. Showing the type of domination seen in his 60s predecessor Harry Bond and contemporary John Atkins, Barry was someone well-suited to the hardest of ‘cross races. I started by asking Barry which of his 3 wins (‘73, ’74, and ’7 ...[Read More]

Interview: 3 Peaks legend Tim Gould

Interview: 3 Peaks legend Tim Gould

Following the Eric Stone interview published yesterday, a second in a series of interviews with some utter legends of cyclocross in general, and the 3 Peaks in particular. Tim Gould was the first to take Eric’s record and better it – winning six events and being the first man to do that. I shared a brief chat with Tim after the race this year when he and I were done. That was followed ...[Read More]

Interview with 3 Peaks legend, Eric Stone

Interview with 3 Peaks legend, Eric Stone

Eric Stone was the first person to win the 3 Peaks Cyclocross five times. An emigrant to the warmer climes of Australis for the last 30 years, Eric was able to visit the race again in 2014 – sadly being brought back to the UK to help family during a bereavement. I had a rare opportunity to catch up with this legend of the 3 Peaks  before he left the Yorkshire autumn behind, to chat about the race. ...[Read More]

Paul Oldham interviewed on 3 Peaks blog

Just uploaded an Interview with Paul Oldham – who’ll be the first male senior national british champ to ride the 3 peaks  Is Paul going to Helwith Bridge to win? “It’s certainly a possibility. I think I’m capable of winning it if it goes well. 4th was my best in the past but I was a different rider then.” … “It’s a race that comes back to the b ...[Read More]

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