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.
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 Round 10 News - Unfortunately the venue at Pooley Country Park is not available until February 2018 to reschedule Round 10 which was called off on Sunday due to the access issues we encountered due to snow. Our thanks to Luke and Nick Selibas from Behind Bars Sports for all of their hard work in trying to get the ... Read more Round 10 – Weather Warning - There is obviously concern about the weather warning forecast for Sunday December 10th. At present the course is set up and there has only been a very slight dusting of snow and Luke our organiser is confident that the course will be OK even if we have more snow. The organiser and Committees concern is ... Read more Askey and Richards among winners at West Midlands Championships - JUNIOR Lewis Askey and former World Champion Evie Richards took the senior men’s and women’s races respectively at the inaugural West Midlands Championships. Askey, 16, from Cannock was challenged all the way by fellow junior Toby Barnes after an exciting race on the fast Top Barn circuit, near Worcester, while local rider Richards was too ... Read more Burns and Humphreys take maiden victories in WMCCL R9 - Robert Burns and Lauren Humphreys took their maiden wins of the Ridley Lazer West Midlands Cyclo-Cross league at round nine. After both podiuming in previous rounds Burns stretched out an unassailable margin in a hotly contested men’s event while Humphreys dominated the women’s race. Meanwhile veterans Darren Atkins and Stephen Knight added further victories to ... Read more 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