Today I raced in Derby for my first ever national race: National Trophy Cyclocross round 1. I was nervous to see how I stood against the other girls of my age, and excited to experience such a big event firsthand. The course was primarily grass with a set of stairs, some hurdles and a steep […]

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The weather forecast had predicted rain, but when we arrived in Basildon the clouds had cleared up and there was a hint of sunshine. The course was mainly grassy with a few loose surfaces, and although it contained some decent gradients it wasn’t hugely technical. While I was warming up on the course I noticed […]

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Another dry race was promised as we arrived bright and early in Colchester on a Sunday morning. As I sighted the lap, which was mainly grassy with a few loose surface sections, I realised I should probably have brought the grass/gravel tyres, as the grass was quite hard packed. Nevertheless, I simply put a bit […]

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