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Report Rnd 13, Fareham, 5th Jan 2014

Report Rnd 13, Fareham, 5th Jan 2014

Matt Macdonald (Hargroves Cycles) overcame a last lap scare when with over half a lap to go his rear mech let go making him run to the pits for a spare bike, he had nearly a two minute lead when the mechanical happened and won the race by 16secs on the line to a hard […]

5 January, 2014 | By More
Report Rnd 12, Crabwood CC, 29th Dec 2013

Report Rnd 12, Crabwood CC, 29th Dec 2013

Jody Crawforth (Hargroves Cycles) was in scintillating form at the Southampton Sports Centre as he led from the front to take the win in the challenging conditions. The course soon cut up and made conditions slippery as the early morning hard frost gave way to a slushy surface. Report by Graham Robins Photo Gallery by  […]

29 December, 2013 | By More
Report Rnd 11, VC Venta, 15th Dec 2013

Report Rnd 11, VC Venta, 15th Dec 2013

Michael Cotty (Wheelbase Cannondale) mastered the poor conditions to win the latest round by over two minutes. The event was held at the Sparsholt Agriculture College just to the west of Winchester. It was a very windy and the rain was relentless throughout the day. The course was a mixture of grass land and technical […]

15 December, 2013 | By More
Report, Southern Champs, 8th Dec 2013

Report, Southern Champs, 8th Dec 2013

Steve James (Hargroves Cycles) the 21 year old from Crowthorne in Berkshire soloed to his third successive Southern Regional Championships at the Harwell site near Didcot in Oxfordshire. Steve along with John Whittington (Team Diabetes UK) attacked a small group at the start of lap two and when John washed out on two successive corners […]

8 December, 2013 | By More
Report Rnd 10, Thruxton, 24th Nov 2013

Report Rnd 10, Thruxton, 24th Nov 2013

Andy Hargroves (Felt Colbourne Hargroves RT) piped Steve James (Hargroves Cycles) by a couple of seconds on the line after the two young riders had been wheel to wheel all race all race. The Thruxton Motor Racing circuit in Hampshire hosted today’s racing; the course was laid out on the spectator car park with loads […]

24 November, 2013 | By More
Report Rnd 9, Oxonian CC, 10th Nov 2013

Report Rnd 9, Oxonian CC, 10th Nov 2013

On a bright sunny day in Oxford Adrian Lansley (PedalOn) had just too much and held off Michael Cotty (Wheelbase Cannondale) by just one second after riding neck and neck for the whole race. The race held at the Brooks University just to the west of the city and was laid out on the sports […]

10 November, 2013 | By More
Southampton National Trophy Results

Southampton National Trophy Results

The Wessex Region hosted Round 2 of the National Trophy series on 3rd November at Southampton Leisure Centre. Whilst not a round of the Wessex League many of the riders from the area took part and tested themselves against the best cyclo-cross racers in the country. Full report of the days racing on the British […]

5 November, 2013 | By More
Report Rnd 8, North Hants RC, 27th Oct 2013

Report Rnd 8, North Hants RC, 27th Oct 2013

Adrain Lansley (PedalOn) was the winner at the latest round at Basingstoke in Hampshire. Along with Michael Cotty (Wheelbase Cannondale) he made a quick start and between them they opened out a good lead. The course was laid out in a park around a couple of football pitches and a wooded section and a BMX […]

27 October, 2013 | By More
Report Rnd 7, Reading CC, 20th Oct 2013

Report Rnd 7, Reading CC, 20th Oct 2013

Chris Minter (PedalOn) ran out winner on a horrible day of torrential rain and thunderstorms in Reading. This was Chris’s first ever win of a Wessex League and he certainly picked a ‘good day’ to do it. Reading CC promoted the latest round of the league in Prospect Park just to the west of Reading […]

20 October, 2013 | By More
Report Rnd 6, Cotswold Veldrijden, 12th Oct 2013

Report Rnd 6, Cotswold Veldrijden, 12th Oct 2013

After two consecutive second places Michael Cotty (Wheelbase Cannondale) went one better this week winning the latest round of the Wessex League leading from the front and never challenged. The Cotswold Veldrijden club were promoting their second league race of the season at the Newbury showground adjacent to the M4 motorway. The course used the […]

12 October, 2013 | By More
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