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

Leicestershire league Misterton

Race report from supported rider Toby Barnes

Today I did the second round of the new Leicestershire cx league at Misterton hall, Lutterworth. This was my first time racing at this course for a few years and I was really looking forward to it. It was the muddiest race so far of the season which added a bit more of a technical part to the race. I went hard straight off the start and went flat out . . . → To Read More Click : Leicestershire league Misterton

Cyclocross Race – Leicester League, Misterton 1st October 2017

Race report from supported rider Matthew Kingston

Decided to go to Leicester league race as I really like Misterton course and having had a cold thought it would be less challenging than the hilly West Mids course in Worcestershire.
I got a good start and went into first corner on Dan Barnes wheel so was pleased as I held off a strong rider who was trying to dive bomb me.
After half a lap I was distanced by about . . . → To Read More Click : Cyclocross Race – Leicester League, Misterton 1st October 2017