Author: Ben Goddard

Teenagers Baker and Wyllie clinch victories in WMCCL R5

Alderney Baker and Simon Wyllie conquered the muddy conditions to clinch the men’s and women’s events in the fifth round of the West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League at Baggeridge Country Park in Dudley. Wet weather on the weekend and day of the race changed the course into a slippery and muddy one which included wooded and […]

Barnes and Harnden triumph again in WMCCL R4

BROTHERS Toby and Daniel Barnes took a one-two in the men’s race in the fourth round of the West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League at Shrewsbury Sports Village while junior Harriet Harnden won the women’s event. Many cyclo-cross riders will be familiar with the National Trophy round course in Shrewsbury. However, organising club Mid Shropshire Wheelers ran […]

Crumpton and Barnes take victories in WMCCL R3

Beth Crumpton (Storey Racing) and Toby Barnes (Lichfield City CC) used their strength to great effect as they clinched victory in the women’s and men’s races at round three of the West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League. The man-made banks at Johnsons’ Coaches Liveridge Hill provided a tough event organised by Stratford CC. Earlier rain which made […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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