GB Cyclo Cross Race Camp Weekend

Report from supported rider Daniel Barnes

This season I have been lucky enough to get selected for 5 trips with the GB CX team (1 training camp in Thornbridge, 2 race camps in Belgium and 1 world cup and 1 European Champs).  This weekend I was on the 2nd of the GB CX race camps where we raced a Brico Cross in Essen on Saturday and at Oversije on Sunday.

I had an easy couple of weeks before . . . → To Read More Click : GB Cyclo Cross Race Camp Weekend

Round 5 National Trophy

Race report from supported rider Toby Barnes

Yesterday I raced the 5th round of the National Trophy series in Ipswich. The course was different to previous years, missing out the long tarmac sections and barn area, but having more through the woods and 2 bridges. One of the bridges had big steps going up one side which I felt I was strong on, making up a few places running up them throughout the race. Gridded on the . . . → To Read More Click : Round 5 National Trophy

National Trophy Round 3- Crawley

Race report from supported rider Daniel Barnes

At the weekend I raced National Trophy round 3 in Crawley, practised on Saturday and raced on Sunday.  It was a really great course and on Saturday it was slippery but not too muddy.  Then with the heavy rain overnight it became very different for Sunday morning practice before my early race at 10.  There was lots of technical cornering and a couple of steep banks which all became very muddy . . . → To Read More Click : National Trophy Round 3- Crawley

National Trophy Rd 3- 3rd U23 for Toby Barnes

Race report from supported ride Toby Barnes

Yesterday was the 3rd round of the National Trophy in Crawley.  It was a fantastic course and the rainy weather had made the course even more exciting with really slippy and muddy parts.  There were really steep bankings, 40cm steps, switch backs, hurdles, run ups and off camber banks. I was gridded on the 2nd row and was around 15th by the first corner. I moved up on the next . . . → To Read More Click : National Trophy Rd 3- 3rd U23 for Toby Barnes

Irvine National Trophy round 2

Race report from supported rider Toby Barnes

Last Sunday was the second round of the National series at Irvine, Scotland.  After crashing on a training ride 2 days after the Derby National Trophy and having to spend 3 nights in hospital, I had about 3 weeks without any proper training so wasn’t expecting great things at Irvine.  After riding the course on Saturday I knew it was going to be a hard, fast race, probably in groups.

It . . . → To Read More Click : Irvine National Trophy round 2