Southern XC round 3 at Crow Hill

gareth Cycling, Event, Sport

A stunning summer day for the third round of the SouthernXC series at Crow Hill in the New Forest. The course had some new sections, and was praised by the majority of riders at the end of the day.   The Images All the pictures we took on the day are published in our Gallery here The Galleries are searchable by …

Barnes Fitness Dinton Kids Duathlon

gareth Cycling, Event, Sport

A bright but surprisingly cold Good Friday saw the Barnes Fitness kids Duathlon at Dinton Pastures, a great event in it’s third year. The Duathlon format drew 175 young competitors to the venue, for an off-road run and cycle on grass around closed Golf Course. Four categories, from TriStars Start at age 8 to TriStars 3 for 13-14 year olds meant …

Southern XC round 2 at Hammonds Farm

gareth Cycling, Event, Sport

A bright but cold day saw the second round of the SouthernXC series at Hammonds Farm, Checkendon. Easter Sunday saw lots of bunny ears, but also some great racing on a very flat, fast dry course – which some riders even described as slippery. The first race saw some great riding, and a large field for the Men’s EC3 Open. …

Southern XC round 1 at Wasing Park

gareth Cycling, Event

A wet and very muddy course at Wasing for the first round to the 2017 SouthernXC made for some dramatic pictures, and many riders getting some walking practise on some of the most testing parts of the course. Even the Childrens race was a mud fest, and most of the competitors rose to the occasion and were determined to finish …