Eastern Cyclocross Round 2 – Amis Velo, Hillyfields

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We had 19 Wheelers (across all age groups) at the Amis Velo Cyclo Cross at Colchester. A compact and challenging course on the dry ground made it very easy to spectate and follow the action. Well done to the younger riders; Sam and James Ollenbuttell 17th and 22nd in the U10/U8 race; Matthew Blackwell, Erin Stewart and Poppy Moore 11th, 13th …

Cross kicks off again at Springfield

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Following the participation of a host of members in last weekend’s Tour of the Cornfields Off Road Sportive ~ a precursor to the start of the CX season ~ the Eastern league got underway on Sunday at the Springfield course in Chelmsford. Good weather brought out some fast racing with Sam Brook riding well to 11th in the U16 race. …

Eastern CX Round 11 – Stowmarket Scramble at Haughley Park

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The final round of the 2021-22 Eastern Cyclocross league was hosted by Stowmarket & District Cycle Club at Haughley Park. It’s a relatively new venue, and SDCC made some significant changes to the course this year – adding a bridge, a long sand section and a feature named ‘the bone’; a series of 5 hurdles set up a hill side …

Wheelers Go North To Cross In Foreign Lands

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Six Wheelers together with supporters (two legged and four) travelled to do battle (play) at Misterton Hall, Leicestershire in Round 6 of Leicestershire Cyclocross League hosted by Mrs Craven and Welland Valley Cycling Club. The day started out misty in Suffolk but on arrival at the venue the sun shone brightly. What a fantastic location, the course careered around the …

2022 National Cyclo-Cross championships

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The 2022 National Cyclo-Cross Championships took place at the weekend with two days of action at the South of England Showground, near Crawley. Competitors faced very wet and muddy conditions on both days, with Sunday’s action captured on Eurosport and the British Cycling YouTube channel. The Eastern Region was represented by a large number of riders in all the categories. …

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 …