Beth Hodge’s column on training for the 3 peaks is amusing and familiar to many of us Running up hills with a bike on your shoulder initially was quite fun. ‘Look at me’ I internally sang as I ran* (*slow plod) up the hill while other weekend warriors took the ‘easy’ route cycling up the […]
Highlands rider Gary MacDonald’s first two 3 Peaks were very impressive. Inside of an Elite time on both occasions, Gary applied supreme fitness (podium-end of the epic Ben Nevis fell race) and enviable skills (Scottish motorcycle trials champion) to put together great rides, and the top non-English finisher both times. Asked on the Scottish Cyclocross […]
Alan Dorrington’s preparation for the 54th Three Peaks cyclo-cross race is in full swing now, take a look at his ride, the Handsling CXD over on the Cycletech Review website. My ‘Peaks-optimised’ bike features top-mounted chicken levers for better control and weight distribution on the steep descents, a 1x drivetrain for weight loss and simplicity, […]
More details now emerged about the Hope PrePeaks race on Monday 29th August below and at the link below. Aside from a great opportunity to hone your form (or start your training… whichever way you look at it!), it’ll no doubt provide a fantastic event in itself. New PrePeaks race gives riders Hope of September […]
The 2016 entries can be made now in a similar fashion to the last couple of years. Entries are registered as being parked on a pre-selection list, Entries will close at midnight on Friday June 10th. Your completed entry form will be placed on a waiting list and successful entries will be invited to proceed […]
Brian Vernor is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker, photographer, artist and storyteller and he’s a cyclocross racer. Here he talks about his experience tackling Three Peaks Cyclocross in 2015 It’s called a cyclocross race, but really it’s a long distance adventure through the English countryside. The course carries you up and over three significant peaks, all of which force […]
I’m posting this even before I’ve watched it. Saw the first few minutes and, as an obsessive and connoisseur, it sent me loopy with excitement. Around 45 mins long.