It’s October. To some of us that means wrapping up warm for bike rides under the cool autumn glow. To others it means hitting the gym, or breaking it all up with a bit of running. To some maniacs out there it means racing laps in a muddy field – or cyclocross racing.
Cyclocross is a really accessible form or bike racing in which riders set off together, completing laps of the same course until the bell goes. Anyone can take part, but to get the best results there are a few cyclocross skills you can master.
We’re working with cyclocross coach Huw Williams to bring you video guides that will help you to master the essential cyclocross skills. We’ve already covered cyclocross dismounts and drop offs and steep descents.
Next up – we’ve got how to shoulder the bike…