Report Rnd 3, Isle of Wight, 20th Sept 2014

Richard Lewis (CC Basingstoke) led from start to finish on his way to a win at the first ever Wessex Cyclo Cross race to be held on the Isle of Wight. From the whistle Richard eased away from Tony Parker (NHRC) gaining a few seconds on each lap until he had the race under control and then kept a steady rhythm as the laps ticked down. Riders, friends and family travelled across to the Medina Leisure Centre just outside of Newport in the heart of the Island. After the early morning mist cleared the sun came out and the temperature … Continue reading Report Rnd 3, Isle of Wight, 20th Sept 2014

Isle of Wight Cycling Festival

The Wessex League Round 3 will be hosted on the Isle of Wight this year. The cyclo-cross race is part of a series of cycling events in the Isle of Wight Cycling Festival. The cyclo-cross race takes place on the Saturday and on the Sunday is the Cycle The Wight Sportive, a 70 mile or 50 mile ride around the island. The sportive makes an excellent endurance ride so make the most of it and come to the island for the weekend. In addition there is a 14 mile off-road night ride on the Friday evening. You can also take … Continue reading Isle of Wight Cycling Festival

Isle of Wight CX Coaching

In preparation for the Isle of Wight Cyclocross event on September 20th 2014 British Cycling and the Isle of Wight Sports Development team, will be holding an introduction to cyclocross day on August 27th 2014 at Medina Leisure Centre Fairlee Road Newport Isle of Wight PO30 2DX   Session times are: 11am-1pm under 12’s 2pm-4pm 12-16 year olds 6:30pm-8:30pm juniors and adults   All abilities welcome and all sessions are free no need to pre book, just turn up and have a go     Continue reading Isle of Wight CX Coaching

Isle of Wight Event next season

For next season we have had an offer to put on aWessex League event on the Isle of Wight, hopefully this will be early season. Before the organising team start work etc they would like to see how many of you would be willing to travel over. They have already asked this question on the Wessex Facebook and have had a positive reply. Some people have expressed a preference for the event to be on a Saturday so they can make a weekend of it and do a ride or just holiday type things on the Sunday. Can you get … Continue reading Isle of Wight Event next season