Many of you will be familiar with the photography of Anthony Robson - a familiar face on the grid and behind the lens at Scottish CX races. Anthony has just published a new book featuring his photos from the 2015-16 CX season north of the border.
Race Preview - Beveridge Park Grand Prix of Cyclocross
Fife’s summer of cycling is set to close with another flagship cycling event for Fife – a cyclocross race at Beveridge Park in Kirkcaldy next month.
Portage Cycling have paired up with the Council’s Active Fife team to deliver the Beveridge Park Grand Prix, the park’s first ever cyclocross race, on Sunday 6th September 2015.
Race Review - Haugh+ Summer Cyclocross
Is there an appetite for Summer cyclocross in the burgeoning Scottish ’cross scene? Saturday’s Haugh+ Summer Cross event provided ample evidence that there is both an appetite for racing and for organising through the Summer. This is the fourth year of this event staged at the Silver Sands in Aberdour and promoted by Ronde and META and organised by James McCallum. It made a great change to race in dry conditions and be able to sit a watch the other races whilst having a pint
Race Report: Plean CX
By Owen Phillipson. This year cyclocross returned to Plean Country Park for the first time since 2011, when Stirling Bike Club ran a round of the Scottish Cyclocross Association series.
The course had changed quite a bit from previous editions of the race, with more tarmac and hard-packed paths interspersed with an offroad section with hurdles and a downhill offcamber corner and a muddy, rooty technical section.
Gran Fonduro - a new format gravel-enduro race in the Borders
Given the popularity of events like Grinduro, and the huge push to sell “gravel” bikes by manufacturers in this country, it was only a matter of time before the gravel-enduro format made it’s way to UK shores. While sceptics may scoff, the format makes sense - we don't have huge networks of gravel road here in the UK, but there are often long, fun sections which can be linked by road. And if there's anyone who can make a new CX format work, then it's the good folk at Tweedlove, who provided us with last season's early season innovative opener at LoveCross.
Beveridge Park Racers Return for Cyclocross Shootout.
Portage Cycling have again paired up with Fife Council’s Active Fife team to deliver the second Beveridge Park Grand Prix of Cyclocross. The event which forms the third round of the Super Quaich Winter Series will be held on Sunday 7th February 2016.
The sell out event has over 200 riders signed up to take on the challenging tarmac and grassland circuit of 1.2 miles in an exciting A and B race format.