Race Reports

2018 MS&G – Rnd 1 – Hadleigh Park

March 19th, 2018

2018 MS&G - Rnd 1 - Hadleigh Park Round 1 of MS&G was a big and imposing as it was the start of the season.However Hadleigh bike track is home turf and I know it like the back of my hand , the organisers had changed it up and marked an awesome course suitable for anyone to give ago but still technical for riders that fancied the challenge. The day of the race was extremely cold but after a few laps i was boiling and my Hardnutz helmet let the perfect amount of ventilation through to ke...

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MS&G – Final Round – Langdon Hills – Mark Darley

September 26th, 2017

MS&G - Final Round - Langdon Hills - Mark Darley So we finally get to the last race of the series, (although far too quickly).  This was held at Langdon Hills, nice as its a local one for us.  There was a Cycle cross race held on the previous day which, along with a bit of rain, made for some wet muddy and slippy conditions.   The series standings had been sorted and added up, and I was lucky enough to find myself in second place overall!  It looked like that there was a podium finish for th...

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MS&G Final Round – Langdon Hills – Christine Rethman

September 26th, 2017

MS&G Final Round - Langdon Hills - Christine Rethman Well this was my last race of the MSG season. Due to numerous injuries throughout the year, broken shoulder, wrecked leg, bruised ribs this would only be my third race. After a summer of riding in 34 degree heat I was up for my last race, that was until I actually got there. It was damp, cold and “grey”, when I say “grey” imagine a very depressed Johnny Vegas saying this and then you have my mood. So, it was muddy. MUDDY is not the word. I...

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Mud, Sweat and Gears – Round 8 – Langdon Hills

September 22nd, 2017

Mud, Sweat and Gears Round 8 Langdon Hills I arrived bright and early for the last round of the MSG series at Langdon Hills as Kevin had arranged with the race organisers to do a sighting lap with the HMTBC Women's Rookie Race Squad (WRRS) early before it got busy with other riders, I tagged along as I have attending some of the coaching sessions Kevin has been running for the squad getting some tips for doing my own Level 2 MTB coaching course at the end of the month.  Having marshalled at the ...

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