SRAM NDCXL, Chetwynd Barracks, Derbyshire

The Chetwynd Barracks Notts and Derby race is in illustrious company. Cyclocross has a thing for military property. Koksijde is an old Belgian Airforce base, and half the Gavere course is on Belgian military...

UCI World Cup, Namur, Belgium

What an incredible place Namur is for a cross race, definitely my favourite course I’ve been to yet. The addition of a little winter sun and some amazing racing made this year a classic....

Bpost Scheldecross, Antwerpen, Belgium

I’ve been looking forward to Scheldecross for a little while. It’s quite a straightforward parcours, a few sandy bits linked by fast grassy straights, but the location right on the edge of such a busy...

UCI World Cup, Koksijde, Belgium.

Koksijde is one of the jewels of Cyclocross, taking place amongst (and over) the dunes on the North Sea coast. Sadly this years edition took place in the midst of extraordinary security concerns in Belgium...

SOUDAL Classic 3, Hasselt, Belgium

Cross is here. I think I made that statement in a previous post, but this time I properly mean it. It was freezing, and raining a lot, then snowing a bit, then snowing and...

National Trophy Derby, Round 2

The National Trophy series is the UK’s premier cross series and seems to be attracting more quality riders every year. After hours of heavy rain the day before, I’d hoped for mud, but I think...

BWA WMCCL, Tackeroo, Staffordshire

Tackeroo Campsite in Cannock Chase. What a beauty. It’s better known as a mountain bike trail centre, but it’s a great place for a cross race. The course was mainly run on the dusty single...