A great start and lovely weather made today's race in the picturesque grounds of Escot Park. Poor fueling let me down towards the end, but new skills were learnt and the billion run-ups were perfect conditioning for next week's Ally Pally.
My latest update to CYCLOCROSSRIDER is now live and you can read the whole post here. ALICE'S PROGRESS: RACING STARTS AND ALICE FACES THE BEST IN THE UK Her first few races are now behind her and the British cyclocross season is well underway. Alice Miller's latest column about her cyclocross riding and racing progression.… Continue reading CYCLOCROSSRIDER: 2nd column
My first National Trophy event! As the mist cleared around a Shrewsbury sports park I had my first taste of national level cyclocross. It's a big step up!
A busy weekend sees me travel up to Birmingham to take part in my first national level event at the Cycle Show. Despite less than super public transport I have an enjoyable race and catch up with bike people!
My first CX race of the season is on a grassy course in sunny Somerset. Steady lap times see me come home in second place.
As a road season finale, I try my hand at an 80km road race. It's suitably tough and has the better of me before the end. Here's a story of a forlorn battle to summit an endless climb.
Konrad Manning of Cyclocrossrider.com has asked me write a few columns over the coming season to document my ‘cross escapades. Here is the first instalment!