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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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