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. …

Bridges, sand and slips at Eastern Region CX Champs

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

This Sunday saw Round 8 of the Eastern CX league double up as the Eastern Regional championship. The race was held at Trinity Park, and used the course that will host the World Masters Cyclocross Championship next weekend. It had all the features you’d expect of a World Champ standard course – two large bridges, a very long sandpit (even …

West Suffolk Centenary Cross at West Stow

Stephen Brook Anniversary, Cyclo Cross, News

Almost 300 riders came to West Stow Country Park for the West Suffolk November Cross on Saturday 5th November (Round 6 of the Eastern Cyclocross League). This being WSW’s Centenary year, the club is hosting a league fixture on our normal weekend in November and then again in February. Thanks to the work of a dedicated course-building crew over recent …

Eastern Cyclocross Round 2 – Amis Velo, Hillyfields

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

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

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

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. …