Three Peaks Cyclocross Blog

A personal blog and pointer to all I find on the www about the 3 Peaks Cyclocross

Month: September 2010

Fishy goings on

More on the photo story of the year on the Rouleur Magazine blog from Ian Cleverly …a naked Salmon, leaping…

Mark Richmond’s first timer’s ‘blog’

Mark Richmond, a first timer from Ilkly Harriers wrote this ‘blog’ on their forum. Good ride Mark. Oh, for that…

Another video – great movie from Andy Holden

Another corker of a video fromt he 2010 3 peaks cyclocross – Andy Holden’s movie is some first hand evidence…

More Photos – Bina Briggs and Matt Muir

Some more sent in to Keith on the official website here: 289 Flickr photos by Matt Muir, who has taken…

Penyghent Video

Another video made by someone gradually making their way down PYG. Includes footage of an illegal Mountain Bike rider riding…

Lionel Meyringer: Broken in the front of saddle department

Lionel Meyringer’s blog has a few photos, and little words, and the words he has used seem to imply a…

Shaggy John’s bikes before battle commenced

John Ross smashed his own singlespeed record on the 3 peaks last year but came back on gears to see…

More Wheelbase photos on Flickr

Team Wheelbase / Cannondale / Gore Bike Wear’s entourage have uploaded a load of other pics: Billy Reid’s photos –…

Jason Miles’ 3rd attempt leaves a bitter taste

Jason Miles is one of those nutters for whom the 3 peaks isn’t enough. (Nice nutter though) A very experienced…

Neil Coverley’s ‘very special’ photos of a dedicated Nick Craig fan

Hayfield’s Neil Coverley was witness to one of the strangest 3 peaks photos I’ve ever seen, or want to see….

Paul Myers’ faceplants and cramps… all in a day’s 3 peaks work

Paul’s harrowing account of a grim but addictive race reminds me of the grip this race gets on you. It’s…

Keith Murray’s support team’s photos from Penyghent and Ribblehead

Mainly Horton and Ribblehead – some photos by the guys looking after 16th place finisher and cyclocross hero Keith Murray…

Russ Jones’ Facebook photo gallery

Lots of nice pics of an enjoyable day out for Russ Jones, (Brixton Cycles) who finished in a great time…

199 Photos from Team Wheelbase

Chris West was out taking photos on behalf of Team Wheelbase.co.uk / Cannondale / Gore Bike Wear 199 Photos now…

Full rankings at each of the checkpoints 2010

Someone simply called Neil (?) has out-geeked me and uploaded a great spreadsheet to Google Docs based on all the…

Paul Masson… first time report

Paul kindly posted a couple of blog posts here on the 3 peaks blog before his first attempt and his…

Ben Butler: 1st time, 1st U23, 1st of many

Ben Butler was a first timer in 2010 and took the U23 trophy away for his troubles. His blog here…

Rider video on the British Cycling site

The video below was shot by a rider in the 2010 race and originally posted on the British Cycling site…

Another Penyghent slideshow from Anthony – ‘wonkytripod’

Received this messgage from Anthony on my earlier post… I added an extra slideshow from Pen-y-ghent. All the videos are…

My own blog of the 2010 race – “So I had to crack on with it.”

One bike, one brake, but luckily a one track mind. It was a memorable year for me after a mechanical…

Richard Seipp’s photos available to buy in their original high quality…

The photos posted by Richard Seipp on the British Cycling and Flickr sites are now on his own site for…

Mark Baker – back after 16 yrs away

Mark Baker of Deeside Olympic last rode the 3 peaks when I rode my first – he was back this…

Alan Dorrington: The obligatory, cathartic post Peaks blog post

Alan’s a top blogger and very well respected ‘voice’ in cyclocross. I always enjoy his turn of phrase and wordsmithery…

Andrea Halman’s blog post from the 2010 event

Andrea’s post on the ‘Trepid Explorer’ blog brings home the effort that goes into a hard day’s 3 peaks ride….

Melodrama from Steve Fleming

Steve Fleming’s ‘dark sky’ photos have started to do my head in to be honest. The effect he uses impresses…

Cycling Weekly’s 25 well crafted pics

Some very high quality dramatic shots from Cycling Weekly, including the absolute corker below. Click on the inconceivably steep slope…

CyclingFocus photos from 2010

Loads and loads from CyclingFocus Click just between the rock and the hard place to see them

BikeRadar article on 3 Peaks 2010

Here’s a link to a race summary on BikeRadar, who posted a neat summary of the race, and a photo…

109 more photos from 2010 uploaded by Richard Seipp

Rich has now posted the remaining shots he deemed not good enough for British Cycling to his own Flickr account….

Garmin GPS records for the 2010 3 peaks cyclocross race

In only a couple of years we’ve really seen the GPS posting thing really take off. Here’s some links to…

c. 1400 Photos on the SportSunday website

Someone’s been busy! If you’re not on here, you’ve been very unlucky. Click on the trail of ants…

Penyghent and Gill Garth videos AND photos from TheWonkyTripod

Quite a lot of good action captured here on this pair of videos from ‘The Wonky Tripod’ from Gill Garth…

50 pics from Richard Seipp

Some wonderful photos with all the passion of the race coming through from Richard Seipp (of www.qwertyphoto.com) now uploaded to…

James Eddison

Nice comment on my blog from James Eddison, who returned to the UK for the fourth time in succession for…

8 Photos by Bryn Lennon / Getty Images of 2010 race

Bryn Lennon’s taken some lovely photos on Simon Fell and Penyghent – only 8 but quality rules over quantity !…

Cycling Focus pics on Flickr

Only 8 pics in this short but sweet suite of piccies… click on the hapless dabber below

Wig Worland’s 2010 photos for British Cycling on Flickr

Photos by Wig Worland here on Flickr. Click on the last train out of Gill Garth to see the set.

94 Photos from Ian Hodgson on Flickr

Great series of pics as usual from Ian Hodgson – click Lewis’s casual open-zipped jersey to see them all…

British Cycling article, video interviews, and full 2010 results

Great summary of the race and no doubt will be added to over the course of the day. (Video interviews…

My Photos of the Helwith Bridge finish area, 2010

Just time for a few snaps this year – on my Flickr Page – click on the only current British…

Bike News Asia feature on Robb Jebb and the 3 peaks

Blimey these guys are quick…. (or maybe in reality it seems just stored this one up). Big 3 peaks article on…

Lots of mobile uploads from Suneil Curwen on Facebook here… prizes for the quickest uploads of 2010 I think…  Click…

Cheryl King’s images from 2010

Cheryl King has been putting out some corking photos on behalf of British Cycling this year, and her photos of…

Dave Haygarth (hey… that’s me!) blogs pre-race

Bull Hill cyclocross training – the author does ‘epic’ for photographer Alan Dorrinton. Added my blog post on my own…

Cleverly underprepared

London 3 peaks regular Ian Cleverly is not in buoyant mood int he run up to this year’s race.  In…

Another weather resource

Ribblehead weather station observations (in a mobile-friendly format too) – thanks to Alan Dorrintonhttp://m.mylocalweather.org.uk/ribblehead/

Get LIVE updates on rider positions in the 3 peaks online

Martin Stone of SPORTident has promised LIVE updates for this year’s event “Follow the Progress of Friends & Family During…

Konrad Manning’s countdown to the ‘Peaks on RoadCycling website

Great summary, info-hub, and checklist here from Konrad Manning on the RoadCycling site My base fitness seems good though and…

What’s Done Is Done

A final-week thought from last week’s first-timer blogger Paul Masson, and seemingly much the same sentiment as me…! Well that’s…

The Anxiety Thing

It’s all part of the routine. I’ve had this uncertainly before. Each year there’s a few nagging things that start…

Mark Solomon’s ‘lessons learnt’ from 2009

Last year a local friend Mark Solomon rode his first 3 peaks cyclocross and created a ‘lessons learnt’ document so…

Paul Masson’s first Three Peaks – Exclusive blog for 3PCX blog

First time rider in 2010 Paul Masson is making a lengthy trip down from Aviemore to the Dales for the…

Crossjunkie’s take on East Lancashire Sufferance: and some dates for your diaries

Alan Dorrington Crossjunkie (AKA Alan Dorrington from Here Come the Belgians) has contributed a couple of times to this blog…

British Cycling ‘hints and tips’ from Nick Craig and Phil Ingham

British Cycling’s Phil Ingham has put together this ace summary about some of the more niche hints and tips that…

The annual weight loss obsession

It’s all started now. I’m feeling fit, spritely and ready to fine tune the training for this year’s race… then…

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