CX round-up – 22 November 2021

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Wheelers were in action in both the Eastern League this weekend, at Redgrave, and at the National Trophy series at a new venue in Sunderland. The Redgrave event, hosted by Diss CC, used the familiar course round the edge of the Redgrave Activities Centre but with some adjustments this year that made it a technical challenge. The obstacles included tight …

Eastern CX Round 2 – Milton Park

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Round 2 of the Eastern Cyclocross League was promoted by CC Ashwell, albeit at a venue at Milton Park (near Cambridge) usually used for the season-ending fixture. The course was similar to the one used in prior seasons by Cambridge Junior CC, but in the reverse direction. It was good day for WSW riders, with a win for Peter Golding …

Eastern CX season kicks off at Springfield

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WSW had a great start to the Eastern Cyclo Cross League on Sunday at Springfield, near Chelmsford – a fast course known for the 3 flights of steps to be climbed each lap. Ella and Erin Stewart were 4th and 3rd respectively in U14 and U12 Girls. Harley Gregory had a convincing win in the U16s, with Sam Brook 9th …

Cross is back! … along with some gravel

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The cyclocross season is now back in full swing, though our local Eastern League hasn’t yet kicked off. Several Wheelers were in action this weekend, first at Derby in Round 1 of the National Trophy series, then at Milton Keynes for Round 2 of the Central Cyclocross league. Harley Gregory (Under 16) and Peter Golding (Vet 60) made the trip …

Smiles All Round at West Suffolk Cross 2018

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Giles Prime and his team delivered a great day of racing at Saturday’s West Suffolk Cyclo-Cross. The bright weather brought out the crowds and while the dry, benign conditions might have disappointed the CX purists, the course provided a stern test for the riders. Cut from the former waste site next to West Stow Anglo Saxon Village, the course was …

Four Races Down and Wheelers On The Up – The CX Season So Far

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The cyclo cross season is now well under way, with four meetings to date, two in Basildon, one in Chelmsford and one in Colchester. So far we have had 15 members taking part across the age groups, all enjoying the very mixed weather, course conditions and varied nature of the circuits. Laura Brown is well placed in the women’s section. …

Springfield Cross

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Well done to Matthew Blackwell, finishing 5th in his CX debut in the U8 race at Springfield Cross in Chelmsford on Sunday. Caris Gregory has moved up to the U10 and is still performing well. Just 8 seconds separated Tommy Dickson (pictured) and Sam Brook as they had a good battle in U12. Harley Gregory has also moved up an …

2018 Prize Giving and Roller Racing

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For the second year the club’s prize giving evening was combined with the Chenery Rose Bowl Roller Racing competition. While several of the prize winners were unable to attend, there was still a healthy turnout to applaud the club’s 2017 champions. The full list of winners are below. Prize Giving With such a diverse club, there were trophies to be …

Caris Seals CX Title at Snetterton

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No less than 22 Wheelers took part in the penultimate round of the Eastern Cyclo Cross League, which was held at the World Horse Welfare Centre at Snetterton on Sunday. An excellent and compact circuit had been devised winding around the paddocks and even through the indoor arena, which proved popular with spectators taking cover from the wet and cold …