Exciting Racing Brightens a Grey Day for 2017 Cyclo-Cross

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The promised day-long rain stayed away, but the 366 racers that ignored the forecast and started the 2017 West Suffolk Cross weren’t spared the mud. A couple of heavy showers in the morning session made for slick conditions on the 1.7 mile circuit of Hardwick Heath and plenty of spills. After the early morning efforts of the set-up crew, the …

High Placings in Cross Season Opener

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Eleven Wheelers took to the field at Springfield, Chelmsford on Sunday Sept 10th for the first Cyclo Cross of the Season. There were strong performances all round, with 6 of the 11 getting into the top ten in their respective categories: U8 Caris Gregory 2nd (1st girl) U10 Sam Brook 7th William Ireland 22nd U12 Harley Gregory 4th Juniors Harry …

Caris Gregory Snetterton CX 2017

Caris Gregory Takes Eastern Cyclo-Cross Title

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The Eastern Cyclo-Cross League came to a finish on the 22nd Jan at a cold and frosty Iceni Velo’s Snetterton Cross, with Caris Gregory clinching the Under 8 Girls title. In the 50+ Vets Mike Bowen and Paul Watson fought out a tight battle to finish 7th and 8th with just 14 seconds separating them. Mike sealed his 3rd place …

Cyclo-Cross Dec 2016

Eastern CX League December Round-Up

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Cyclo Cross is probably the fastest growing branch of cycle sport at the moment and West Suffolk Wheelers members are certainly part of that growth within the Eastern Cross League, which runs from September to January. We’ve now had 14 events from a total of 17, with scores from each competitor’s best ten rides counting towards the season’s overall result. …

Round 4 - National CX Trophy 2016

Cyclo-cross National Trophy Round 4

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Trinity Park, Ipswich was the venue for the penultimate round of the British Cycling National Trophy with some Wheelers racing at this level for the first time.  It gave the chance for them to pit themselves against the top riders in the country as well as several from across Europe.  The course was very fast and first off in the …

West Suffolk Cross 2017

West Suffolk Cyclo-Cross 2016

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West Suffolk Wheelers & Triathlon Club hosted round 11 of the Eastern Cyclo Cross League on Saturday, and for the first time, Hardwicke Heath was the venue for what turned out to be a spectacle of superb racing from riders across all age categories, from clubs local, regional and beyond. The course itself was very well received by racers, spectators …

Graffham CX Oct 2017

Wheelers make a splash at Graffham Water Cyclo-Cross

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A busy day for West Suffolk Wheelers & Triathlon Club cyclo-cross racers on Sunday, with Graffham Water in Rutland the venue for round 10 of the Eastern Cyclo Cross League. The course, which tested racers with wooded sections and some tricky off cambers also included the much loved sections along the reservoir’s muddy foreshore. Fielding racers across 6 age groups, the …

CC Ashwell Cross Oct 2016

Early Season Successes for Wheeler’s Cyclo-Crossers

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West Suffolk members have been really busy Cyclo Crossing so far this season with no less than 20 members having participated in the seven events to date in the Eastern League. Most notable has been Mike Bowen, now in the 50+ race, with one win and 5 good placings from 7 rides, and currently highest placed rider on average score. …

Oliver Griggs Hillyfields Cross 2016

Hillyfields Cross

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The West Suffolk Cyclo Cross Crew were out in force at the third event of the league season last Sunday at the excellent Hillyfields venue in Colchester with no less than 17 representatives. Caris Gregory came 18th in the U10 race and was second placed U8 girl, with cousin Lucas Denny 22nd, both just six years old. Harley Gregory rode …