A quick guide to CX Racing in Scotland (for parents, mostly)
Cyclocross is widely regarded as the most family-friendly introduction to cycle sport, for a number of reasons. The courses are short, generally forming loops of a few hundred metres, and never very technical.
Raleigh SCX Series 2016 - Entries Open Sep 1st
As has become traditional, entries to the Raleigh SCX 2016 Series Races open on September 1st.
This year sees a new race, at Fife College in Dunfermline, join the line up. Callendar Park provides the traditional season opener, before the action heads north to Knockburn Loch near Banchory.
2x10: Matt & Elisa Smith
Welcome to our first 2x10, a variation to our normal 1x10 where we plan to stoke sibling rivalries, find out parent's worst habits and pit couple against couple for your reading pleasure. First up are Velo Club Moulin riders Elisa and Matt Smith. With a top 10 in the Scottish CX Series for Elisa, and a top 20 for Matt (plus a podium spot), the 2015-2016 season panned out pretty well for them.
Nether Mind the PolloCX
Glasgow Riderz proudly present the second edition of Nether Mind The PolloCX, grass-roots cyclocross racing for youth riders (girls and boys) and women (16+).
Sunday 10 January is the date for your diary, Nether Pollok playing fields on the south side of Glasgow (edge of Pollok Park) is the destination.