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Whilst traditionally the cyclo-cross season runs through the autumn and winter several clubs and leagues promote some summer races. These races are great training and good race practice, ideal for those wanting to keep their cyclo-cross skills sharp and have a good workout. For newcomers these summer events are a good low key introduction to [...]
Following the recent AGM there was much discussion over various ideas to take the Wessex League forward. Ian Macdonald has provided a summary of the outcomes for the proposals at the AGM. PROPOSALS: (1) We propose that the Wessex Prize Fund be increased to the Prize levels as indicated on the attached document. Reason – [...]
It is with sadness to have to report that we have recently lost one of our older stalwarts of the Wessex Cyclo-Cross scene. Gordon MacDonald passed away on 22nd March after a short illness, he was 80. Those new to Cross in last few seasons wouldn’t have come across Gordon as he hasn’t been too [...]
The Wessex Cyclo-Cross League Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 5th April 2013, 7:30pm. Click HERE for the agenda and HERE for the AGM meeting minutes from 2012. The venue is the 5th New Forest Testwood Scout HQ, Blackwater Drive, Calmore, Southampton, SO40 2QJ. Anyone can attend the meeting but only private members [...]
Kerie Wallace has written up a comprehensive review of the 2012/2013 cyclo-cross season for the Wessex League races and riders. Kerie’s write-up also includes details of all the prize winners from this season’s Wessex League competition. You can read the report in PDF format by clicking HERE.
Thanks to the generous support of Specialized, via our League Rider Chris Atkins, we have the signed and framed race jersey of Matt Goss when winning the Milan-Same race for HTC in 2011. We will be auctioning this Jersey at the forthcoming Wessex Prize Presentation, for Wessex funds, so please bring your ‘arm raising arms’ [...]
The annual Prize Presentation evening is being held on Saturday 16th February 2013, 18.30hrs, at the Totton Football Club, New Stadium, Salisbury Road, Totton, Southampton, SO40 3ND. Tickets are available at £10.00 each, £5.00 for U16’s, which includes a buffet meal, there will of course be the usual prize draw and bar. Tickets are available [...]
Steve James (Hargroves Cycles) continued his fine run of form with a solo win at a very wet and muddy sports centre in Southampton. After a couple of laps James broke away from team mates Andy Hargroves, Stuart Bowers and Matt Hargroves and he soon had a large gap which he maintained to the end. [...]
Video of the Seniors Mens Race at the Southern Cyclo-Cross Championships 2012. Held in the War Memorial Park, Basingstoke and hosted by North Hampshire RC and Pedal-On.
Steven James (Hargroves Cycles) retained his South of England Championship with a hard fought battle from Adrain Lansley (PedalOn) winning by a second on the line. The two had pulled away from the start, and after a couple of laps they already had a clear lead as they followed each other all throughout the remaining [...]