Author: Ben Goddard

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

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