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Welsh cyclocross calendar 2015
« on: July 10, 2015, 03:37:13 PM »
To save me cut and pasting I'm just going to link to grit.cx..


http://grit.cx/news/2015/07/welsh-cyclocross-2015-2016-schedule

Some nice venues, should be good. (Go and buy cx bikes and join me!)
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Re: Welsh cyclocross calendar 2015
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2015, 07:06:53 PM »
Should have a cx bike by weds  :) will have to start prActising hurdling holding a bike!

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Re: Welsh cyclocross calendar 2015
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2015, 10:46:39 AM »
Just a reminder for anyone who is curious about cx that the Welsh league race is at Melin Mynach, Gorseinon, this Sunday. About 10 - 15 for an hour of lung searing, muddy racing. Can't be beaten for value. Any bike allowed (within reason!)  Come along and support if you don't want to race. Ferrals and I will be racing. He's doing very, very well. 20th last week.

And Cross Mountain, one of Matt Page's events is on 15th November. Starts at Llandovery and isbasically a cx sportive but, again, any bike allowed. I've just entered.
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Re: Welsh cyclocross calendar 2015
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2015, 11:19:57 AM »
Typical,dayshift Sunday on my local one :(
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Re: Welsh cyclocross calendar 2015
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2015, 01:36:38 PM »

And Cross Mountain, one of Matt Page's events is on 15th November. Starts at Llandovery and isbasically a cx sportive but, again, any bike allowed. I've just entered.

http://www.mtbpigs.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=2899.0

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Re: Welsh cyclocross calendar 2015
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2015, 09:03:06 PM »
Unfortunately I'm away for the rally on the same day as the Cross mountain, otherwise I would have entered, as it looks good.

I'm also tempted by cx race, but I suspect that I'd be horribly out classed, there's finishing last & then there's finishing.....L   A   S   T...

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Re: Welsh cyclocross calendar 2015
« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2015, 09:00:15 PM »
No way you'd come last.

I think last week was a freak result. I'm knackered today, rode for an hour and I can barely move now, fear I'll do dismally  :(

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Re: Welsh cyclocross calendar 2015
« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2015, 10:09:56 PM »
If anyone needs an incentive to race cx* then Manon Carpenter was riding on Sunday. Ferrals and I beat her! (We beat a world champ!)

*I'm thinking of you here Mike R.   ;D
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Re: Welsh cyclocross calendar 2015
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2015, 03:17:17 PM »
Sarah was a bit gutted she didnt know what Manon looked like as she reckons selling a world champ a cake would be a good claim to fame!


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Re: Welsh cyclocross calendar 2015
« Reply #9 on: November 04, 2015, 07:47:40 PM »
I still don't know what she looks like from the front!

I had slid off on one of the corners, into a bramble bush, so spent a few seconds pulling thorns out of myself. She passed me then, I think and I caught and passed her at the bottom of the course, going into that singletrack with the blinding sun(!)


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Re: Welsh cyclocross calendar 2015
« Reply #10 on: November 05, 2015, 10:09:18 AM »
I really struggled with that section, sloppy and bumpy, never felt like I had a good line and stalled a couple of times on the ramp directly after it.

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Re: Welsh cyclocross calendar 2015
« Reply #11 on: November 05, 2015, 01:07:02 PM »
Haha - just seen this.  Mike will be gutted! 

Ironic really that we went all the way up to North Wales to ride DH on Sunday and the DH World Champ was riding CX down south instead!
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Re: Welsh cyclocross calendar 2015
« Reply #12 on: November 05, 2015, 01:46:02 PM »

Haha - just seen this.  Mike will be gutted! 

Ironic really that we went all the way up to North Wales to ride DH on Sunday and the DH World Champ was riding CX down south instead!
Is someone screwing with the space-time continuum?  ??? :o

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Re: Welsh cyclocross calendar 2015
« Reply #13 on: November 05, 2015, 01:50:12 PM »
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Ferrals and I beat her! (We beat a world champ!)

Just shows DH must be easy  ;) ;D

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Re: Welsh cyclocross calendar 2015
« Reply #14 on: December 12, 2015, 07:07:33 PM »
Is anyone riding Caerphilly this Sunday?
or
The National Gardens on the 20th?

Thinking about venturing out with the camera, if the weather isn't to monsoon like.