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Dave Haygarth replied to Chris Haskell's discussion Ever raced in deep snow?
"... In terms of how you change what you do, you just use low pressure to grip rather than tread. Tread slips -then-bites ... Low pressure file tread or less aggressive tyres grip more consistently. Oh... And you run a lot!"
Sunday
Dave Haygarth replied to Chris Haskell's discussion Ever raced in deep snow?
"North of England championship in about 2009 at Brockhole... Was a beaut. Also featured gorgeous sunlight on the side of Lake Windermere... Belter of a cross race."
Sunday
Dave Haygarth replied to Dave Greenwood's discussion Junior cross shoes
"I'm not sure other than Google. I have managed two children fine on flat pedals, to be honest and wouldn't rea recommend clipless until they're in their teens."
Sunday
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2014-15 UK National Trophy round 1 - Shrewsbury

Full round 1 results for every age group are here Well done to all the riders and organisersSee More
Oct 13
Dave Haygarth replied to Dave Greenwood's discussion Advice - junior cross bike
"I wouldn't like to advise on size - especially as they grow too fast, but the extra ££s of an Islabike have paid me back loads with making it so child-appropriate in design that it's actually easy for a child to ride.  I…"
Oct 12
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Cross comes calling

So... I'd had a season off 'cross and was enjoying a bit of gentle fatbike riding, when there was this strange calling to get racing again...Cross Comes Calling from Planet X Bikes on Vimeo.See More
Sep 12
Dave Haygarth replied to Ian Knight's discussion Kids Bike Wanted
"Whatever you go with, I'd say a 700c wheels bike with a small frame. They grow quick now and I did the same for my daughter - it only looked too big for about a month then I was putting the saddle up!"
Sep 5
Dave Haygarth replied to Dave Greenwood's discussion Tripple to a double
"Hiya Not sure if these will fit as they're not Shimano and seem to be in packs of four for MTB…"
Sep 1

Comment Wall (9 comments)

At 23:53 on August 12, 2008, Dave5n said…
Dave,

Great idea for a site and good content - but the colours make it almost impossible to read!

Dark red type on busy, dark backgrounds with small type - I was really squinting.

I hope you read my comments in the constructive spirit I send them.

Cheers!
At 13:07 on May 26, 2009, Lee Shunburne said…
Thanks to you, of course!
At 22:17 on October 8, 2009, Edward Smith said…
hi dave sorry been on the saddle every day . hope your well and i know you keeping fit 9th place well done . i have been racing the sram legue and the central legue 6vet in sram after the crash at the start so from the very back . central league i am still waiting to see where i came in .
At 20:35 on October 12, 2009, Edward Smith said…
hey dave do you do road work to keep up the fittness or all off road in the winter season .
At 17:46 on October 13, 2009, Edward Smith said…
hi dave i ride 6 days aweek on the road from 2hrs to 3hrs then when the race calender 4 the races i ride 4hrs at weekend as i am a roadie till the cycle cross legue starts so my problem is on the grass . i try to run 20 /30 mins a day . do you practice from the top off the hill and out of the corners ?
At 21:03 on October 19, 2009, Edward Smith said…
Hi dave hope all is cool with family and stuff . i have found a great place to train on my cycle x . i have lived round it for so many years i just took time out and thought its like all the cycle x races route the firs in duston from open fields to a sand track up hill to a single forest woods along a up and down grass track . Hit at the wrong time 5:30 pm all the dog walkers are about but not much dog sh*t as there are at some places . i will look out to say hi at the nationals 25th .
At 23:03 on March 3, 2011, Sportsunday said…

Hi dave,

love the stuff.. if you need owt from Sportsunday FOC let us know

At 19:32 on July 9, 2012, Julie Phelan said…
Cheers Dave
At 19:33 on September 5, 2012, Andrew Whiteley said…

Thanks Dave, looking forward to it.  I have no idea what to expect.

 

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2014-15 UK National Trophy round 1 - Shrewsbury

Full round 1 results for every age group are here 

Well done to all the riders and organisers

Posted on October 13, 2014 at 9:50

Cross comes calling

So... I'd had a season off 'cross and was enjoying a bit of gentle fatbike riding, when there was this strange calling to get racing again...

Cross Comes Calling from Planet X Bikes on Vimeo.

Posted on September 12, 2014 at 11:09

Is it worth it?

UKCyclocross.com 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. 





The problem is mainly to do with cost. The software platform the site runs on works…

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Posted on July 10, 2014 at 12:05 — 24 Comments

British National Cyclocross Championships 2014 - video

Those ace folks at British Cycling have saved me a HUGE upload and gone and put the full national champs programme shown on British Eurosport on to their Youtube channel

Posted on January 29, 2014 at 12:29 — 1 Comment

 
 
 





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