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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 Payton conquer the mud in WMCCL R8 - LEWIS Askey and Hannah Payton conquered the mud on their own turf to clinch the men’s and women’s victories in the Ridley Lazer West Midlands Cyclo-Cross league round eight. Askey, 16, from Cannock, returned to racing after a period of illness and despite a slow start powered his way to the front before riding away ... Read more
National Trophy Shrewsbury - Over 500 riders are entered for the National Trophy Race at Shrewsbury over the weekend of November 11th and 12th. Local riders are likely to be at the head of affairs, not least series leader Beth Crumpton who is in incredible form taking the scalp of Italian Champion Eva Lechner at Abergavenny. Liam Killeen will ... Read more
Euro Gold! - World Masters cross champion, Vic Barnett, flew from the East Midlands to the Czech Republic to contest the 2017 UEC Cyclo-cross European Masters Championships. Racing on the renowned Tabor course, which features lots of twists and turns, steps and tricky descents, the competitors faced a technical flowing challenge. Travelling with only one bike, a spare ... Read more
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
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