Three Peaks Cyclocross Blog

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

Month: September 2016

3 Peaks Training / Prep with Chris Metcalfe – Charge Bikes on YouTube

Nice video here from Alex Rankin with Charge Bikes team rider Chris Metcalfe aboard their ‘Plug’.

Andy Ward: Lessons From Three Peaks Number Two

Andy Ward’s second ‘peaks wasn’t quite the same as the sunny first one in 2015. This year, like most of…

Jordy Luisman – 3 Peaks cyclocross! Gisteren om 9.30 was het dan…

The first overseas blog for a bit – Jordy’s first 3 Peaks made a big impact … you can read…

Will Beresford:  “that was a proper race. That, was awesome.” 

It was second time lucky for Will Beresford, whose 2015 entry never netted him the ride. He posted a great…

Rich Seipp: The 3 Peaks Cyclo-Cross again? Aye, go on then.

Rich Seipp had a pop at the best recorded singlespeed time a few years ago but despite good prep had…

Joolze Dymond’s race and face galleries

Lovely take on the finish area faces here by stunningly ace cycling photographer Joolze Dymond Go and buy them on…

3 Peaks, 2 Wheels, 1 Gear, (0 Idea) – Kevin Pugh / Ayr Burners Cycling

Kevin Pugh’s second time doing it, and his first time on a singlespeed. Kevin’s written a blog post on his club…

“I am not a superhuman” Gilly Dukes’ first 3 Peaks Cylocross Race

Great blog from first timer Gilly Dukes here. I managed to share a brief chat with Gilly in the bunkhouse…

Phil Blaylock’s 159 2016 Whernside photos

View them here on Flickr or embedded below Please credit any photos and PayPal the photographer a pint if you…

146 Photos of the 54th Annual 3 Peaks Cyclo-Cross from Rob Atkins on Whernside

Some ace ones here of one of the most extreme parts of the route. View them on Flickr

442 photos by Patrick Frost of the 2016 Three Peaks Cyclocross 

Patrick Frost was out on Penyghent and has some corkers here available for sale Source: Patrick Frost | Three Peaks…

187 2016 race photos by Craig Zadoroznyj Photography 

Craig Zadoroznyj Photography took some lovely pics from the start/finish, Cold Cotes and Ribblehead here View the photos : Craig Zadoroznyj…

Scott Weston’s 161 photos on Facebook

Scott was mainly at Ribblehead this year, catching riders as they came onto the road. View the 161 photos here on…

Blog of the 2016 3 Peaks by Verity Appleyard

Verity Appleyard came achingly close to another women’s win in the 3 Peaks on Sunday, trailing winner Delia Beddis by…

Chris Meads’ photo blog from 2016 on ShoottheBikeRace

The Three Peaks has been tormenting anyone brave enough to tackle it since 1961. It is recognised as the toughest cross…

“Cyclists take on UK’s toughest cyclo-cross challenge in Yorkshire Dales” – Yorkshire Post

Short but sweet write up and photo in the Yorkshire Post The 54th 3 Peaks Cyclo-Cross Challenge covers 38 miles…

24 photos from Giles Dumont of the 2016 3 Peaks on Google Photos

24 photos of the world’s nastiest false flat ever here Source: 2016 3 Peaks – Google Photos

Undying passion – my own write-up of my 2016 3 Peaks

It wasn’t the best of years for me but, as ever, this race runs deep within me! Wouldn’t miss it…

CYCLOCROSS HANDBOOK photo blog of 2016

Images and a short report from the Three Peaks Cyclocross in a rainy but beautiful Yorkshire Dales. Paul Oldham and…

Bruce Dalton’s First 3 Peaks – “Its bloody hard”

All round nice guy and sickeningly handsome ‘cross addict Bruce ‘the face of Gore Bike Wear’ Dalton has achieved a…

Flyby on Relive.cc

These things can be a bit cheesy but it’s kind of fun for geeks. Very telling that my max heart…

Three Peaks Cyclocross 2016 by Mabvith

22 lovely Whernside 2016 photos here on Flickr from someone calling themselves Mabvith

Yellowbelly’s 2016 Penyghent photos

Not quite as grim conditions as Whernside, but at least we can see the riders a bit better! Check the…

565 2016 Whernside pics from Steve Harling

Steve Harling tolerated some quite appalling weather in getting these pics >> Go buy one! View the photos here  …

2016 Whernside photos from Racing Snakes Photography

Photos from the 2016 3 Peaks Cyclocross Race held on 25 September. The 3 peaks cyclocross course taken in the…

Nikki Willis’ 2016 Simon Fell photos

A massive load of mainly-miserable, soaking faces! See them here posted by Nicole Willis on Facebook

11 Andy Jones pictures of the 2016 race on Cycling Weekly

Andy Jones is there every year capturing great photos for Cycling Weekly. His choice of the top 11 of his…

Tom Hardie’s 13 pics of Cold Cotes 2016 on Facebook

If you’re on Facebook, there’s a baker’s dozen here by Tom Hardie View them here If you’re not on Facebook,…

Paul Oldham wins 2016 Three Peaks Cyclo-cross – Cycling Weekly

Short but sweet 2016 write up in Cycling Weekly here In a repeat of last year’s podium places, fellow Hope…

Bambi on the course

Jonny and brother Ali Brownlee were a bit busy in the news last week after an epic end to the…

984 Simon Fell & Penyghent photos from Steve Fleming

Almost a thousand photos here including some trademark wide-angle greats here from Steve Fleming View here on Steve’s site : 3…

62 Photos from Phil Haygarth

My brother Phil wasn’t riding again this year but was good enough to help me out (along with Anne and…

Whernside 2016 photos from SportSunday

A mere 644 photos of the 3 peaks riders climbing Whernside by Adrian Nicholls of SportSunday 3 Peaks Cyclocross 2016…

Chris Meads Photography | 3 Peaks Cyclo Cross 2016

Chris Meads Photography have uploaded around 500 photos from Ribblehead 2016 here Chris Meads Photography | 3 Peaks Cyclo Cross…

Icons of cycling: Three Peaks Cyclocross – Cycling Weekly

Short but sweet article here fro masters of linkbait Cycling Weekly Many winners have fell running experience, and the current…

The Three Peaks Cyclocross: Ace and Rubbish – (my own preview for this year’s race)

I’ve written a few bits and bobs over the years, but in preparation for this year’s race, I’ve realised how…

Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross – Rouleur Magazine

Rouleur magazine’s Claire Reed put together a nice piece here in advance of this year’s race. Some nice moments relating…

Alan Dorrington’s Three Peaks Race Prep

Peaks connoisseur Alan Dorrington knows a thing or two about this race. What this former top ten finisher doesn’t know…

Event Program: 3 Peaks Cyclocross 1985

In the final of this mini series of old scanned brochures, the 1985 event program – the 25th anniversary race…

Event Program: 3 Peaks Cyclocross 1983

Following on from the 1979 and 1982 programs, the third offering from 3 time winner Barry Davies’ archives. See the…

Event Program: 3 Peaks Cyclocross 1982

The second in a series of little gems in the run up to this year’s race. 3 time winner Barry…

3 Peaks Cyclo-cross original print by Simon Scarsbrook Art

19-time ‘peaks finisher Simon Scarsbrook has contributed a number of things here over the years. Forced out of this year’s…

Event Program: 3 Peaks Cyclocross 1979

First in a series of little gems in the run up to this year’s race. 3 time winner Barry Davies…

3 peaks cyclocross 6 tips from dave haygarth | Teams And Riders | News | Planet X

A quick selection of things-to-remember from me… aimed a little more at first timers, but it’s quick how we all…

A late September morning in 1985

Simon Scarsbrook’s photo I spotted on Facebook from 1985 makes me pensive. On the one hand, it looks so old,…

1989 3 Peaks Cyclocross resul

This one popped up in Facebook – the first page (the first 62 riders) in the 1989 event Apologies for…

3 Peaks Shoulder: Claviculitis daftus

Nice tongue-in-cheek work from Andy Ward here on the 3 Peaks Shoulder syndrome that plagues 650 of us at this…

Andy Ward’s 2016 tyre dilemma

We’re getting into the ‘oh my god I still haven’t decided’ time of yeur now.  What to do? Can you…

Retro: 1968 race / International Cycle Sport magazine report / pics

Barry Davies sent in a great article on the 1968 race from International Cycle Sport magazine. As he realised he…

2016 Race entry list – confirmed riders

The 2016 race entries haven’t been added to the official site yet but the eagle-eyed amongst you will have spotted…

Result of the 14th Annual 3 Peaks Cyclocross, 1974

1974 winner and UK ‘cross legend Barry Davies dug this one out of his garage and sent me it. 41…

Retro: “CYCLISTS AT THE SUMMIT CAIRNS” – a 1962 article by The Dalesman

Long-running Yorkshire Dales magazine The Dalesman published a series of short reading / article style guides in 1962, and in…

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