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.
event info Round twelve of the Eastern Cyclocross 2019 season, hosted by Cambridge Junior CC, on the steep muddy slopes of Milton Country Park. First race (under-10s) at 9:30, and last race (senior, junior men) at 14:45. More info on the ... (more)
A fairly fast day's racing on the grass plateau and slopes of Hilly Fields in Colchester, helped by dry conditions and mild temperatures. The course did cut up for the laster races, but on the whole it was a decent ride. Results available ... (more)
Grass and dirt racing around Haughley Park in Suffolk, in chilly (3 degrees C) but dry conditions. Photos from the under-10s race Photos from the under-12s race Photos from the youth race Photos from the vet ... (more)
An overnight forecast of high winds put the event at risk, but these fortunately didn't happen - although it was quite windy in the afternoon. The course was well laid out on grass and some tarmac, although the grass was exceedingly bumpy ... (more)
The 2019/20 edition of Iceni Velo's cyclo-cross event at Snetterton was extremely sunny (if a bit chilly) for the second year in a row, giving riders a mixture of conditions as the frosty grass thawed out. Thanks to lots of members ... (more)
Leaden skies threatened the organisers, helpers and racers all day at Redgrave, butwe got away with it and enjoyed fairly dry conditions. Not to say that there wasn't any mud: the course is notorious for churned-up grass that saps the legs ... (more)
26 January 2020 (Sunday): Milton Cross