UCI camp and EKZ Switzerland race

Report from Toby Barnes
Last Tuesday I travelled to Switzerland for the annual UCI cyclocross camp at the world cycling centre in Aigle. I was nominated by British Cycling as one of two representatives. There were riders there from Iceland, Sweden, Czech Republic, Italy, Argentina, Switzerland, Hungary, Ireland, Germany and Luxembourg. The coach for the week was Belgium national coach Rudy de Bie. We stayed in group accommodation in Aigle and cycled about 3km to . . . → To Read More Click : UCI camp and EKZ Switzerland race

Cyclo Cross Training- Half Term

October half term

Cyclocross Coaching and Go Ride Racing

Abbey Stadium

Birmingham Road

Redditch

B97 6EJ

Monday 23rd, Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th October 2017

Session times – 10am until 1pm coaching, 1pm until 2pm racing

Ages – 6 to 16 year olds

Cost – £5 for British Cycling members, £7.50 for non members

Off ride bike needed with knobbly tyres.

You will also need a packed lunch, snacks, plenty of drinks,

lots of layers, waterproofs and spare dry kit

Please see the link below to book your places . . . → To Read More Click : Cyclo Cross Training- Half Term

National Trophy CX Race – Round 1 Derby 7th October 2017

Race report from supported rider Matthew Kingston

I was gridded second row, got a really good start and was 8th into the first corner which was really fast.
I held this position until we went into the sand pit section where I made a mistake of not attacking the sand fast enough and had to get off and run, costing me a few positions.
I was also cautious on the first lap as it took time . . . → To Read More Click : National Trophy CX Race – Round 1 Derby 7th October 2017

National Trophy Round 1

Race report from supported rider Daniel Barnes
Yesterday I went to the course in Derby to practise for round 1 of the National Trophy series. I spent lots of time finding the best lines around the corners and by the end of the practise session the surface was becoming very slippery and mud was sticking to the bikes a little bit. Going into the race today I was very confident that I knew the best . . . → To Read More Click : National Trophy Round 1

National Trophy Round 1

Today was the 1st round of the National Trophy series at Derby. We practiced on the course yesterday which was quite dry, however for my race this morning, it was much more muddy and slippy. I missed my pedal on the start but still got away well and tried to push on a bit on the first lap. I slipped on an off camber section and got caught in the tape which lost . . . → To Read More Click : National Trophy Round 1