It looks like the ambitious Gran Fonduro planned for the Borders has been cancelled for this year. According to the event website, they hope to run the event in 2017. Here's the announcement in full from the organisers, Hillside Outside Ltd.
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
Dig in at the Dock - Entry opens on 8th Dec
Dig in at the Dock cyclocross race (sponsored by Pedal Power) will open entries for the 2016 edition at 7pm on Tuesday the 8th of December via Entry Central. The race is the hottest ticket for cyclocross riders in Scotland and tends to sell out in a matter of minutes. If you want to enter the race then it’s strongly advised that you put this date and time in your diary.
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.