GALLERY: Pictures from the South West Cyclo-Cross League meeting at Newnham Park
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GALLERY: Pictures from the South West Cyclo-Cross League meeting at Newnham Park

CYCLISTS of all ages and abilities descended on Plympton’s Newnham Park on Sunday for the fourth round of the 2019-20 South West Cyclo-Cross League. It was the first time in two years that the Plymouth area had hosted a leg of the championship after two planned meetings last season had to be cancelled. Heavy rain … Continue reading

GALLERY: Long and Hooper set the pace in hot conditions at Mount Edgcumbe
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GALLERY: Long and Hooper set the pace in hot conditions at Mount Edgcumbe

RICHARD LONG and Sharn Hooper led the way at the final South West MTB XC Series event of the season at Mount Edgcumbe on Sunday. In hot conditions, Long took victory in the expert male category, finishing more than two minutes ahead of Plymouth Corinthian’s Alex Damson on the tricky course. Fellow Plymouth Corinthian rider … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the Pilgrim Flyers Youth Stage Race at Newnham Park
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GALLERY: Pictures from the Pilgrim Flyers Youth Stage Race at Newnham Park

THE region’s up-and-coming mountain bike stars were in action at Newnham Park at the weekend in the inaugural Pilgrim Flyers Youth Stage Race. The event for under-16s was the first of its kind in the South West. Competitors took part in three separate events – a skills course, an off-road time-trial and a short cross … Continue reading

Long claims victory in final South West Cyclo Cross Series race
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Long claims victory in final South West Cyclo Cross Series race

RICHARD LONG ended the South West Cyclo Cross Series on a high with victory at the final round at the Torbay Velo Park. Long finished 35 seconds ahead of Hamish Fletcher-Cooney, who took second spot. Third place overall was Royal Navy’s Oliver Yates, who was first veteran. Tavistock Wheelers’ Philip Collings was fourth overall and … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the final Winter Soggy Bottom Series race at Newnham Park
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GALLERY: Pictures from the final Winter Soggy Bottom Series race at Newnham Park

THE final event of the Winter Soggy Bottom Series took place at Newnham Park on Sunday. Unlike last month’s race, conditions were dry for the final round and it helped produced some competitive riding. Tavistock Wheelers’ Leo White and Hot Pursuit/Pilgrim Flyers rider James McDouall continued their good battle in the juvenile boys’ category. McDouall … Continue reading