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.

Askey and Baker ride to victory in WMCCL R2 -   Lewis Askey (Zanatta Ride Coventry) used his road form to good effect and took his maiden victory of the cyclo-cross season in round two of the Ridley Lazer West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League. Meanwhile Team Empella Cyclo-Cross.com team-mates Melissa and Alderney Baker dominated the women’s event with the former riding away to take the win ... Read more
Barnes and Harnden triumph in opening round of West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League - Toby Barnes (Lichfield City CC) took his first senior victory of the season by 37 seconds in the opening round of the West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League. Meanwhile, days after winning a bronze medal in the junior women’s category at the Mountain Bike World Championships Harriet Harnden (T-Mo Racing) clinched victory in the women’s event. Redditch ... Read more
Redditch Round 1 Information - Round 1 information from organiser John Potts is now online here. A couple of pointers, if you forget everything else, remember these: 1. Redditch has height restriction barriers - important if you have a roof rack or high vehicle. 2. Blacksheep can only provide a result if you wear your chip, not your childs, wifes, ... Read more
7 Days to Go #crossiscoming - With just 7 days to go before our first event of the season at Redditch, sign on sheets have been sent to the printers, the full list of registered riders has been sent to Blacksheep Sports Timing to allocate Timing Chips. You can now see the number that you have been allocated for the season, ... Read more
Rule changes 2018-19 - Update from David Garrett, your representative on the BC CX Commission on regulation changes for the coming season. · No spare bikes or pits for U12 races · 60+ category introduced for National Trophy and National Rankings · New ranking points allocation for certain categories at NT’s & NC’s · More NT leaders jerseys awarded ... Read more
2018 – 2019 League Registration - ***Latest news - 500 registered in 7 days and now at 600 in 14 days*** Registration for the 2018 - 2019 Ridley Lazer West Midlands Cyclo Cross League opens at 1 minute past midnight on Sunday July 1st and will close at midnight on the 26th August, two weeks before the first event on 9th ... Read more
Queen Vic Cyclo Cross - Summertime Urban Cyclocross inside a museum! Saturday 2nd of June 2018 @blistshill Victorian Town Museum in Ironbridge, Telford, Shropshire It's the Queen Victoria Cyclo Cross, back again for 2018 (and yes the pub will be open!) MTB's welcome and you don't need a racing licence. Enter online via BC Website
Race numbers - Anyone who still has to return their race number by post, could you please be careful with postage rate, we have received letters with no stamps affixed and also incorrect postage rate paid, it costs the league £2-00 & £1-50 respectively to retrieve from the post office. Please post to: Gordon Siers, 2 Owens Close, ... Read more
Beth takes National Trophy Series - Beth Crumpton of Storey Racing and a recipient of the Leagues Bursary Scheme is having a great season and with just the National Champs to go in the domestic programme scored a convincing victory in the final round of the HSBC UK Cyclo-Cross National Trophy to win the overall women’s elite crown. This has been ... Read more
Toby Barnes racing report from Belgium - Race 1 This week I spent 2 days in Belgium competing in 2 races. The first race was a DVV Trofee race in Loenhout which was a category 1 race. The whole town was taken over by the race which had huge beer tents, loads of food vans and big screens around the course. We ... Read more