End of season Cyclocross report for 2023-24

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

This end of season round-up is brought to you by Peter Golding, WSW CX stalwart and race organiser As the season is finally over in the UK it’s time to put together the final report and I’m doing so whilst watching a televised race from Middlekerke in Belgium !It has been a wonderful season for all of the Wheelers Cyclocross …

End of season cyclocross relay frolics!

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

Peter Golding’s Cyclocross Report – Week ending 4 February 2024 Well it’s finally over, the Easterncross League 2023/24 season has finished and what a way to finish it was. Simon Wilson from Colchester Rovers CC, decided to resurrect the end of season relays which would be followed by the League Prize presentation. It turned out to be a superb idea, …

Cyclocross update – National Champs weekend!

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

Peter Golding’s race report Last weekend was the British Cyclocross Championships which, for the first time ever, were held in Scotland. The host town was Falkirk, famous for the Antonine Wall, which was the furthest North the Romans ventured, the fantastic ‘Kelpies’ and the engineering marvel that is the ‘Falkirk Wheel’. If you’re ever driving that far North, visit the …

Cyclocross update, week ending 7 January

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

Peter Golding brings you this week’s cyclocross report Happy New Year one and all, and what a start to the year it has been for Cyclocross. As you’re all aware, the rain has affected the whole of the UK and Europe during the past few weeks, the road cycling aficionados amongst you, will know what lengths you’ve all gone to, …

West Stow Cross Sunday 17th December

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

This cyclocross report comes directly from Peter Golding, organiser of Round 10 of the Eastern Cyclocross League, and the West Suffolk Wheelers’ home event I’ve finally found the energy to sit down and write about the West Stow Cross ! The event at West Stow Country Park, is probably one of the most anticipated races in the Easterncross League calendar …

Cyclocross updates – Week ending 3 December 2023

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

It was a fantastic weekend for cyclocross, whether it was on the Tellybox watching Cameron Mason finish 2nd at Boom in Belgium which was a Boom Boom result; or competing yourself somewhere. First up was Pete Golding, who travelled to Hamburg via the Harwich – Hook of Holland ferry for the World Masters Cyclocross Championships. There were several riders from …

West Suffolk Worlds!

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

West Suffolk February Cross, Sunday 5 February 2023 The UCI Cyclocross World Championships in Hoogerheide ended on the same day as the West Suffolk Cross at West Stow – and while there were no rainbow jerseys to be won, there was plenty to play for in the final round of the 2022-23 Eastern Cyclocross League. There was a light frost …

Eastern Cyclocross Round 10 – Stow Scramble

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

Round 10 of the Eastern Cyclocross League was held at Haughley Park on Sunday 22nd January, hosted by Stowmarket & District Cycling Club. It was a cold, frosty day that had intermittent sun and clouds of mist. The course was the mix that riders have come to enjoy – off camber turns, a sandpit (albeit frozen solid this year), a …

Wheelers at the Worlds

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

For the second year running, Trinity Park in Ipswich hosted the UCI Masters Cyclo-Cross World Championships. Organised by Steve Grimwood with help from an army of volunteers from across the region represented by the Eastern Cyclocross Association, the event hosts races across 5-year age groups from 35 upwards. This year’s event ran from Thursday 1st December to Sunday 4th December. …