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My snaps from before and after

Remembered to put my camera in my kit bag this year - second time running!Some snaps of the goings-on before and after the race in Helwith Bridge here, including Nick's very light frame ;-)

Singletrack Magazine article on Cyclocross

Finally got my hands on a nice little article about Cyclocross from …

In Readiness

My previous post on the Three Peaks Cyclocross blog seemed to make out that it was not about the bike or the gear, but more about the training and fitness. I stand by this in general, but there's a middle-ground - it's about all-round readiness.I've b...

Fridays in Helmshore – our own little Helwith Bridge

We've had a bit of a gathering in Helmshore, Lancs (where I live) the last couple of Friday lunchtimes. It's amazing how many people who ride the three peaks are within a few miles of here and it made sense to get a few of them together to share the p...

Steve Riley: “the bemused looking bloke, trying to work the shifters”

First timer Steve Riley is under no illusions about the venture he's setting out on later this September... even though he's given himself the luxury of things like gears.So I was thinking why on earth would anyone want to read about an ordinary bloke ...

September’s mismatch

Guest Blog Post from Alan Dorrington:Less than one calendar month till the 3 Peaks but my conflict has been in full swing for some time now - normal cross vs Peaks. Whilst the Peaks is cross, it certainly isn't cross as we know it, Jim. It is utterly u...

Gears and gear

Despite being at this game since 1995, I still can't help but want to tweak with gear in the hope that there might be some 'holy grail' of equipment / setup that I've missed out on.I've gleaned lots of valuable knowledge in the numerous events I've rid...

1969 UK Nationals at Coventry and 1970 at Crystal Palace

Lovely vid and appropriate 1969 commentary / reportage. Great barriers, just a joy to watch Big chainrings, slippy descents and the steps over a fence here are just…

The Three Peaks Cyclocross Course in one minute flat

Just made this from my GPS file from the 2008 race....

Stile Gurus

To the team of people who went up Simon Fell on Saturday to erect the improved stile at 'that' nasty bottleneck, we salute you.We'll even forgive you for having a cyclocross bike on the illegal training ground, seeing as JR was looking on.

Great article on ’79 ‘international’ Three Peaks Cyclocross

A good thorough article (found through the 3 peaks forum) here - click on the image then the magnifying glass to the top right to view to a readable level.Particularly like the notion that anyone organising a race like the Three Peaks in Belgium would ...

Roundhay Park 1992 World Championships, Leeds – video of finale

Finally someone's digging out their old VHS cyclocross videos and sticking them on youtube. ... or if it's that Martin Eadon effect you're after, check out this wonderful pop video... …

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