Author: Ben Goddard

Neave and Payton seal maiden wins in WMCCL R10

Anthony Neave (Stoubridge CC) and Hannah Payton (Trek-Drops) clinched their maiden victories of this season’s West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League in the final round. Anthony Neave wins. Picture: David Perry Both riders led their respective events from start to finish to claim solo wins at the Lake Side Campus near Worcester. With many of the former […]

Barnes and Harnden charge to victories in WMCCL R9

BARNES brothers Toby and Daniel took a one-two victory in the senior race at round nine of the West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League while Junior Women’s National Champion Harriet Harnden dominated the women’s event. Stourport Sports Club held a cyclo-cross race for the first ever time with a course based around their closed circuit cycle track […]

World Champion Richards takes win in WMCCL R8

Women’s under-23 World Champion Evie Richards returned to regional league action as she took an emphatic women’s victory in the eighth round of the West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League in Newport while Sam Morris won the men’s event. Newport Shropshire CC hosted the latest round of the cyclo-cross league which clashed with the third round of […]

Askey and Heywood-Mahe clinch victories in WMCCL R7

Lewis Askey (Zanatta Ride Coventry X Gear) took his second men’s victory of this season’s West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League while Louise Heywood-Mahe (Les Filles Racing Team) won the women’s event at round seven of the series. Picture by David Perry Hosted by Birmingham Midland C&AC, Blackwell Adventure Centre providing riders with a mixture of challenges […]

Burns and Summers clinch victories in WMCCL R6

Robert Burns (Isla Bikes) and Karren Summers took the opportunity of their rivals being away at the National Trophy to take maiden victories in the sixth round of the West Midlands Cyclo-Cross League. A new course at Stoneleigh National Agricultural and Exhibition Centre in Warwickshire hosted the latest round of the series and provided a […]

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 team-mates Melissa and Alderney Baker dominated the women’s event with the former riding away to take the win […]