Author: Dave Mellor

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Hot off the Press

The Ridley Lazer WMCCL are delighted to announce that journalist Ben Goddard will be assisting our amazing organisers to get their events publicised. Ben rides the Senior League and will try and see as many of the races as he can and file a report to local and National Press on Sunday evening. This is […]

Cross is coming!

Round 1 of the Ridley Lazer WMCCL is this weekend! John Potts and Redditch Council have been doing great things to bring us a new race venue at Abbey Stadium, even widening the gaps in hedges to reduce bottlenecks. John is one of our super group of organisers who leave no stone un-turned to provide […]

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