Tag Archives: cyclocross

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Cyclocross: All of the faff

It’s the National Championships at the weekend, and time to reflect as the season approaches its finale. Cyclocross is a strange sport. It breeds and harbours obsessives. For a discipline that involves belting around muddy fields, there is an inordinate … Continue reading

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Rapha Supercross. Super. And ‘cross.

I was unlucky (for want of a better word) last year when I had to miss the inaugural Rapha Supercross and instead watched it with a broken collarbone.  My turn finally came yesterday. In a slightly disappointing turn of events, the opportunity … Continue reading

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Holcombe Moor – Summer Passes to Autumn

A short film about the hill on my doorstep.  I’m very lucky to have such a great, varied and interesting bit of moorland to the immediate west of my home.  This film shows the fun and play aspect of Mountain … Continue reading

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Hit the North 3: It’s not about the bike(s). A science experiment.

So… my grand idea for Hit the North this year was to lay to rest any speculation that it’s faster on a ‘cross bike or mountain bike. In a two hour race, I would race half on one and half … Continue reading

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Tod ‘Cross: Good old Yorkshire Chipps and Gravy

Rode the Todmorden Cyclocross yesterday – it’s the fourth running since the event’s revival, and it has earnt its place on the legendary races calendar (it’s currently an imaginary calendar but you get the picture). I’m trying to blog a … Continue reading