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 …

Cyclo-Cross Christmas Update

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The Christmas break gives us a chance to review the excellent results West Suffolk members have been achieving in the Eastern Cross League. Thirteen of the sixteen rounds have now been held, with three to come in the New Year, with each rider’s best ten results counting to overall League placings. We have had no less than 23 members scoring …

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 …