The ERC Inch Park Cyclo-Cross is a youth only cyclo-cross event organised by the ERC Juniors. It's an ideal introduction to cyclo-cross for those who have never raced before and a perfect warmup event to the Scottish CX series for experienced riders.
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.
Race Report: Inch Park Junior Cyclocross
Some great racing was had on Saturday afternoon at Edinburgh RC's Inch Park Junior Cyclocross Races. A big field of over 120 riders had entered from all over the country for the early season opener. The course was dry and fast but very technical in places with a tough climb and fast cornering descent.
Race Report: Raleigh SCX1 - Callendar Park
The Raleigh Scottish Cyclocross Series kicked off under the usual azure blue skies of Falkirk at the Callendar Park Amphitheatre of ’cross - surely Scotland’s best and most “cross” course. A mixture of fast descents, off camber corners, steep stairs and slidey zig zags makes this a fast and exciting course with plenty of technical challenge. Conditions looked dry but the course was slippier than it looked and most riders dropped their tyre pressures after practice.