Cyclocross

Cyclo-cross is the less well known of the cycling disciplines, maybe because it doesn't qualify for either the winter or summer Olympics calendars. It really is a mixed bag! Having said that, the sport is in rapid growth, at all ages, although it's still not as popular with women and girls. Races are typically broken up by age groups.


Regional Leagues in the UK

There are a number of UK cyclocross leagues that anyone with a British Cycling license can join. Here is a list, heading roughly from South to North:


If I've missed any out, give me a shout!

This search box will only get results from selected cyclocross websites:

Useful Links

For some useful background information from someone that knows, watch this British Cycling video featuring David Fletcher (2008, 2009 UK cyclocross under-23's champ):

Further Reading

Eastern Cross League 2015/16

Now that the league is open for online registration, I thought it would be good to have a page of useful information about it. Registration ...

Cyclocross courses in Eastern England

All cyclocross course are the same, right? Wrong! They all have certain basic requirements - fast off-road riding, obstacles, technical sections ...

An introduction to Cyclocross

If you are thinking about having fun on your bike but don't fancy racking up miles on the road, then cyclo-cross may be for you. Here you ...

Amis Velo Hilly Fields Supacross

The course was almost bone dry and with lots of long dry grass, despite a lot of rain two days earlier. The younger riders raced first in ...

Trinity Cross (round 18)

This was an epic course put on by Steve Grimwood and the Elmy Cycles crew (with a little help from some cycling buddies). It featured two ...

Iceni Velo Duff Morgan Chris Cross (round 17)

A mild, dry morning greeted the early, young racers for the Eastern Cross League's penultimate event, the Chris Cross. Plenty of recent rain ...

Eccles Cross (round 16)

Soft, leafy mud was the order of the day for Push Sport's event, the Eccles Cross. There were some grass stretches and some slippery concrete ...

Stow Scramble (round 15)

Slippery mud and wet grass was the order of the day for the Stow Scramble cyclo-cross racing at Chantry Park in Ipswich. There was very little ...

East & South-East Regional CX Champs

Conditions were hard-going for the racers of all age categories in the UK's south-east regional cyclocross championships, mostly because of ...

National CX Trophy round 4: Ipswich

Despite strong gusting winds and the occasional blast of rain, all the races went off without a hitch at the Trinity Park Showground. Here ...

Push Sport Cross (round 14)

Many riders were looking for a cleaner, calmer day of cyclo-cross racing after the previous day's mud-fest at Redgrave, but it mostly wasn ...

Redgrave Cross (round 13)

This was a proper muddy, cold, wet, windy and basically tough day of cyclo-cross racing, with the early under-10 and under-12 riders having ...

Hempton Cross (round 12)

A real course of all seasons, this one, as heavy rain created some muddy spots but left other stretches quite firm. There was also some grass ...

West Suffolk Cross (round 11)

This was quite an eventful day on many counts! Heavy overnight rain and daytime showers quickly turned the grassy course into a very slippery ...

Mistley Cross (Eastern Cross round 9)

The Mistley Cross delivered a fun day of racing in warm sunshine, and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves on the muddy climbs and off ...