Welcome to the West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League…

We offer competitive off-road bike racing for all ages and abilities. You don’t need any specialist equipment to start, as long as your bike is safe for yourself and others.

The Leagues new title sponsors are the leading Belgian brands Ridley and Lazer. Lazer is the world’s oldest cycle helmet company and with more than 90 years’ experience they remain one of the most innovative helmet companies in the world. Ridley are synonymous with ‘cross. They epitomise the hard, never-give-up Belgian approach to cycle sport. Madison are the distributors of these well known brands and have supported us for the last 6 years and now step up as title sponsors for which we are very grateful.

Bursary Athlete Toby Barnes at UCI Camp - West Midlands Cyclo Cross League actively help our young riders and Ridley Lazer League leader Toby Barnes writes about his latest experiences. UCI camp and EKZ Switzerland race Last Tuesday I travelled to Switzerland for the annual UCI cyclocross camp at the world cycling centre in Aigle. I was nominated by British Cycling as one ... Read more
Killeen and Tacey take maiden victories of WMCCL in R7 - Liam Killeen (Malvern Cycle Sport) and April Tacey (Team 22 WRT) took the senior men’s and women’s victories respectively in round seven of the Ridley Lazer West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League. Killeen, 35, from Malvern, made his first appearance of the season at the league and despite having to chase early on road to a clear ... Read more
Askey and Crumpton charge to victories in WMCCL R6 - Lewis Askey (Team Backstedt/Hotchillee) clinch the men’s event while Bethany Crumpton (Storey Racing) cruised to the women’s victory in round six of the Ridley Lazer West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League. Askey, 16, from Cannock, clinched his first victory of the league but had to work his way to the front twice on an eventful afternoon at ... Read more
Harnden siblings take victory at Shelsey Walsh in WMCCL R5 - Harriet and Ross Harnden took the women’s and senior men's event respectively in the fifth round of the Ridley Lazer West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League at Shelsey Walsh in Worcestershire. The Malvern based siblings used their mountain bike backgrounds to their advantage on the gruelling course which snaked up and down the countryside. Shelsey Walsh is ... Read more
3 Peaks Results - Congratulations to all the West Midland Cyclo Cross League riders who journeyed to North Yorkshire to take part in the iconic 3 Peaks Cyclo Cross on 24th September. This really is the World's toughest Cyclo Cross race, 60kms overall race distance, 1524m of climbing, 4 miles of carrying your bike over some of the rockiest, ... Read more
Barnes and Payton ride clear for victories in Ridley Lazer WMCCL R4 - Toby Barnes (Lichfield City CC) and Hannah Payton (Team Kinesis UK) continued their dominant form to take further victories in round four of the Ridley Lazer West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League promoted by Solihull CC. Junior rider Barnes had won two of the opening three rounds of the series and his third victory never looked in ... Read more
Barnes and Harnden take victories in WMCCCL R3 - Words: Ben Goddard - Pictures: David Perry Junior riders Toby Barnes (Lichfield City CC) and Harriet Harnden (T Mo Racing) dominated the men’s and women’s events in the third round of the Ridley Lazer West Midlands Cyclo-Cross league. Junior rider Barnes struck back from a third place last week to win the men’s event while ... Read more
Payton and Knight take maiden wins in Ridley Lazer WMCCL R2 - Hannah Payton (Team Kinesis UK) and Jacob Knight (Solihull CC) clinched their first victories of the cyclo-cross season in the women’s and senior races respectively in round two of the Ridley Lazer West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League at Pype Hayes Park, Birmingham. Veteran over-40 Darren Atkins (Ride Coventry) and veteran over-50 Stephen Knight (Team Jewson-MI Racing) ... Read more
Barnes and Crumpton show their form in Ridley Lazer West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League R1 - Toby Barnes (Lichfield City CC) and Bethany Crumpton (Storey Racing) showed their early season form to take victories in the opening round of the Ridley Lazer West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League. Both riders put on dominant displays to take comfortable victories in their respective races while Stephen Knight (Team Jewson) and Darren Atkins (Ride Coventry) were superior ... Read more
Hot off the Press - The Ridley Lazer WMCCL are delighted to announce that journalist Ben Goddard will be assisting our amazing organisers to get their events publicised. Ben rides the Senior League and will try and see as many of the races as he can and file a report to local and National Press on Sunday evening. This is ... Read more