Raleigh announced as headline SCX sponsor

Raleigh announced as headline SCX sponsor
Raleigh's flagship CX model - the RX Team

Raleigh's flagship CX model - the RX Team

SCX are pleased to announce that Raleigh UK are the new headline sponsors of the Scottish Cyclocross Race Series. The deal, which runs for 3 years from Sep 1st 2015, is worth a minimum of £5000 per year and will see the Nottingham based firm provide race-day support, product prizes for youth races, branded giveaways and a top prize of a year’s bike sponsorship from Raleigh.

Our new partnership with Raleigh just shows how far cyclocross has come in Scotland. The growth in Scotland has been phenomenal over the past 5 or so years. With the long term commitment from Raleigh we will be looking at consolidation and continue that growth. SCX are very excited to have such an established company as headline sponsor.
— James McCallum, Scottish Cyclocross

Raleigh’s race support will involve course tape, banners and barrier scrim at all the Raleigh SCX Series races, which kick off this season on Oct 11th at Callendar Park, Falkirk, before moving north to Knockburn Loch on Deeside at the end of the month. Two Series races in November see visits to Strathclyde Park and Lochore Meadows, before Round 5 (incorporating the Scottish CX Championships) heads to the spectacular coastal course at Irvine. Glengorm Castle on the Isle of Mull hosts the traditional seasonal finale, with the 10th anniversary of Cross at the Castle.

The tie-up with SCX comes after Raleigh announced in July they will be supporting 3 UK U23 riders through sponsorship of the http://www.cxmagazine.com Racing Team. Their full cyclocross line, which includes female specific CX bikes for the first time, can be seen here.

Raleigh SCX Series 2016

Oct 11th - SCX1 Callendar Park, Falkirk
Oct 25th - SCX2 Knockburn Loch, Deeside
Nov 08th - SCX3 Strathclyde Park, Motherwell
Nov 22nd - SCX4 Lochore Meadows, Fife
Dec 06th - SCX5 Irvine (Scottish Champs), Ayrshire
Dec 12th - SCX6 Cross at the Castle, Isle of Mull