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Fluent in Cross Coaching Days - put a course on in your area

New to cyclocross? Want to improve on your skills for the 2014/15 season? Learn from Fluent in Cross with BC qualified coach Mark Turner and Planet X Team Rider and blogger Alan ‘Crossjunkie’ Dorrington…

  • Friendly and fun coaching in the basics as well as more advanced cyclocross skills
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Mark Turner is a British Cycling Level 2 coach,…


Posted by mark turner on August 11, 2014 at 18:39

kids cx bikes

noticed yesterday when having a brew at the Green Jersey in Clitheroe they have some kids cx bikes on offer Moda cx bikes at £440 instead of £490 

Posted by mark turner on July 11, 2014 at 9:25 — 1 Comment

Is it worth it? is in its 7th year. Traffic and usage has grown year-on-year, but for a few quid or goodies donated by businesses for banner ads, its net value is in its users. It is a labour of love for me - I do love cyclocross and wanted to see some central place where we can go and share things, sell things, say things, ask things... but I'm not sure it's worth it. 

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Posted by Dave Haygarth on July 10, 2014 at 12:05 — 23 Comments

When it rains we train.

Posted by philip deacon on July 1, 2014 at 17:30

London CX training loop

Here's a vid of how you can still train for cyclocross AND still work in Central London.

there's a link to the vid here:

but hopefully It will appear here:…


Posted by philip deacon on June 16, 2014 at 10:00

Dates for the coming season

National Trophy dates look likely to be as follows:

12.10.2014 12.10.2014 National Trophy Series Round 1 Shrewsbury C2 GBR

26.10.2014 26.10.2014 National Trophy Series Round 2 Southampton C2 GBR

16.11.2014 16.11.2014 National Trophy Series Round 3 Durham C2 GBR

30.11.2014 30.11.2014 National Trophy Series Round 4 Milton Keynes C2 GBR

14.12.2014 14.12.2014 National Trophy Series Round 5 Bradford C2 GBR

04.01.2015 04.01.2015 National Trophy Series Round 6… Continue

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Kids Bike Wanted

We're after a new bike for our son, who is almost 11, 143cm tall with a 69cm inside leg. He does junior tri races & cyclocross, so needs something light with good grip & mud clearance. Probably 26" or 650c wheels. Maybe 700c. Any tips? Seen a few online new. Ebay is full of chaff so it's hard finding 2nd hands ... Anyone got one in the shed? ThanksContinue

Started by Ian Knight in General Chit Chat 57 minutes ago.

For Sale Cyclocross bike

For Sale Cyclocross bikeColumbus mud x carbon frame and forks 53 cm c/t 50cm cc top tube105 rear mech105 chainring 172.5ultegra front mech105 shiftersAmerican classic victory 30 wheelscarbon seat postFizik wing flex saddleRitchey bars and stem Colorado brakeschallenge limus 33 tyresI bought this bike second-hand last year done about 7 cross races good starter bike. a few marks on frame Just had nwe bottom bracket and chain fittedlooking for £500 collected bike can be viewed in Blackpool or…Continue

Started by glen wilkie in Classifieds on Thursday.

For Sale

57" Crosslite Evo 4.Pure CX carbon front forkPropulsion X Crosstay (Carbon)Shimano Tiagra group set.SRAM chainDeda Zero 1 HeadsetSan Marco Ponza SaddleEaston EA70 WheelsJagwire cables.£650.00 Ono. Mint condition.IMAG0118%5B1%5D.jpgContinue

Started by Denis Mason in Classifieds on Thursday.

tubs for sale - Edge design sidewinder areo 45 with clement pdx 33 tubeless tyres glued on. 2 Replies

Carbon tubs, shimano compatible 9/10edge design sidewinder areo 45 with clement pdx 33 tubeless tyres glued on used for 3 cx races. Filled with tufontyre extreme sealant. Total package rrp £900Looking for £495 onoemail me if interested for photos on neilross1973@aol.comcheersContinue

Started by Neil Ross in Classifieds. Last reply by Neil Ross on Thursday.

Cannondale SuperX Frameset

Hi I have a Cannondale Super X Frameset size 52cm for saleThe sizing on these is large and is more like a 54cm SuperSixSelling as its too big for me!!!Used for 1 season of CX and in good condition with some of the usual marks from CX on the top tube etc.The frameset come with a newly fitted headset, BB30 fitted, and also Cannondale handlebars, stem and seat post! I can also include a set of TRP CX V brakes (10times better than canti!!) for £50 extra.£ if you have any…Continue

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Started by Alex Jones in Classifieds on Thursday.

Rear mech solutions 9 Replies

Last night at the London Summer Series at Herne Hill saw a massacre of rear mechs. First I saw went on the practice lap. I managed to last until 2 laps to go until mine went. Half my club mates suffered the same fate.In the absence of a second bike and a pit cleaning team, has anyone got any suggestions to reduce the chances of this happening? I was running a sram force medium cage, but have been told short cage are better as they attract less mud. Would a short cage mtb rear mech fare any…Continue

Started by James Nellist in General Chit Chat. Last reply by scot on Wednesday.

Felt f5x cx bike (47cm) 4 Replies

I have a 2014 felt f5x full carbon cx bike, size 47cm.. It is equipped with SRAM rival groupset, carbon double tap shifters. It has a shimano ultegra chainset on at present as has only been ridden on the road. Has a couple of minor marks on. This is a lovely bike and nice and light.. Selling due to injury..BARGAIN AT £1000Continue

Started by Paul renshaw in Classifieds. Last reply by Paul renshaw on Wednesday.

BH RX Ultegra Bikes Medium 53.5 Seat tube 53.8 Top Tube 1 Reply

BH RX Bikes - Full Carbon Frames - Disc or Canti compatible but set up as disc.Ultegra 6700 Gearsets (105 cassettes)Rotor Chainset - 36/46Deda Zero 100 Bars and StemsFSA Seatposts (not thomsons in photo)Prologo Scratch Pro Nack SaddlesCarbon 50mm Rims on Hope Pro2 Evo HubsFMB Supermud 32 TubsAshima RotorsTRP Hy/Rd BrakesNo pedals£1650 onoAlso have a set of Mavic 317 Clincher rims on Hope Pro2 Evo hubs £250Special Price for the  nikxl at hotmail dot co dot ukContinue

Started by Nick Shaughnessy in Classifieds. Last reply by Nick Shaughnessy on Tuesday.

Brakes 6 Replies

Just wondering how riders have converted to disc brakes or stayed with cantilever brakes.What's the pros and cons of disc'sContinue

Started by Neil Mason in General Chit Chat. Last reply by James Nellist on Monday.

Tyres for spare/pit wheels 3 Replies

After breaking a spoke, and consequently being without a rear wheel for a few days, I'm planning on investing in a spare set of wheels, currently I have 700c wheels on my road bike but I don't want to use those on a cross bike. (My commuter has 26" wheels).In the case of the cross bike, they'll become "pit wheels", I've got no pretensions of high placings, but when I enter I don't want something as simple as a puncture to cause a DNF (obviously some things like a broken dérailleur could be…Continue

Started by Ben Griffiths in General Chit Chat. Last reply by Neil Mansfield Aug 16.


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