GB debut for Daniel Barnes

An insightful report from Lichfield Junior Daniel Barnes a recipient of WMCCL funding. This weekend I raced for Great Britain in Belgium which was as a result of my 4th place 2 weeks ago at Derby National Trophy. We travelled on Friday to the GB house in Zottegem arriving late. Boom- Saturday We had an […]

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 […]

League Tables

League Tables are updated following Round 3. Please take a look and if you spot any mistakes please let me know. I also need to know names of League riders who have given up their ride to help and would like average points. Average points will be yellow filled on the League tables. Thanks. Mick […]

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 […]

Redditch Round 1 Information

Round 1 information from organiser John Potts is now online here. A couple of pointers, if you forget everything else, remember these: 1. Redditch has height restriction barriers – important if you have a roof rack or high vehicle. 2. Blacksheep can only provide a result if you wear your chip, not your childs, wifes, […]

7 Days to Go #crossiscoming

With just 7 days to go before our first event of the season at Redditch, sign on sheets have been sent to the printers, the full list of registered riders has been sent to Blacksheep Sports Timing to allocate Timing Chips. You can now see the number that you have been allocated for the season, […]