Three Peaks Cyclocross Blog

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Heather Dawe confirms that 3 Peaks Cyclo-cross book is under way

Very exciting news for us 3 Peaks types. Former winner and accomplished author and publisher Heather Dawe has unveiled that…

Crosscast with 3 Peaks analysis

Neil, Matt and Bruce carry out a good half hour of chat on the latest Crosscast here including lengthy interviews…

Fridge Productions out on 2018 course.

The more senior ones amongst us remember the great Fridge Productions team from the 1990s/early noughties videos of the 3…

The Westmorland Gazette’s 2017 report

An ad-strewn mess such as local papers’ websites are these days took a lot of picking through, sadly, so I’ve…

The Crosscast Episode 3 – Three Peaks 2017 recap 

As usual, I’d recommend a full listen to the wonderful Podcast from Neil Mansfield and Bruce Dalton… but if you’ve…

1979 3 Peaks report from Cycling Weekly

Another one nabbed from the archive of Barry Davies. This report’s a gem and a lovely description of the battle-royale…

The Crosscast Episode 2 – Three Peaks Primer 

Listen to me whitter on about the 3 Peaks. (Again) … and to some great general ‘cross chat from Neil…

3 Peaks Cyclo-cross print now available at  Scarsbrook Art

The print that 19 times race finisher and artist Simon Scarsbrook has been working on (see earlier post here) is…

“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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Andy Ward’s Cycling Plus article reproduced

Andy Ward did a mini blog in the run up to his first time in 2015 … and on his…

grit.cx – The 3 Peaks – The peculiarly British cross race

Grit.cx – the online Cyclocross mag launching on 1st October – has the 3 peaks in its blood.  Chipps Chippendale…

Short 2014 preview in Craven Herald

The local rag the Craven Herald’s short event preview, including a headline typo, is here

Yorkshire Post John Rawnsley interview

Great in depth article here on the Yorkshire post site, including a good quote fr John on Christian Heule “On…

Manning manning up.

Konrad Manning’s been taking on the 3 peaks since 2003, and, like all of us, has a special place in…

2008 article for Cyclocross Magazine

Just been going through some old bits of filing on the shelf and found the article I did for Cyclocross…

Westmorland Gazette: Jubilant Rob Jebb at the Peak of his powers after winning Three Peaks Cyclo Cross for a tenth time

“Jebb made his customary surge on the opening climb to pull away from the leading group, riding without alarm” Click…

Still going strong – Uber-favourite Rob Jebb prepared well, Wilkinson not to defend

All the rumours seem to suggest that Team Hope rider Rob Jebb will be heading for an amazing tenth victory…

‘The Dales’ captures U18 Sam Roper’s 2012 3 Peaks

Taken from the ITV Programme ‘The Dales’ broadcast on 24 June 2013, this tells the story of the 3 Peaks’…

Frischi: “A matter of honour”

John Rawnsley’s kindly sent me this PDF of an article that the hero we call  Thomas Frischnecht wrote for Road…

John Rawnsley in ‘The Dalesman’

The September 2012 Dalesman carries a lovely interview with JR – go and buy a copy here A poor rendition…

Craven Herald report

You know you’re dealing with the professional media when you get terms like ‘Just the Jebb’ in the headline.  Awesome….

Craven Herald Preview for 2012

The local paper – the Craven Herald & Pioneer – has published a preview for the 2012 race here All…

History and roots article in upcoming issue of ‘Rouleur’

In a great extract from the upcoming issue 34 of Rouleur Magazine, Claire Read has prepared what promises to be…

Cycling Weekly start ‘Page 6 stunna’ feature

Cycling Weekly have run a photo feature on the 3 peaks this year.  In line with their policy of keeping…

CXMagazine’s 2010 report from the USA…

Our friends over the Pond CXMagazine have put a report on their website about this year’s ‘peaks. This area of…

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…

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…

Market Harborough’s local news… 3 Welland Valley finishers

Adrian Killworth, Andrew Wood and Dean Barnett of Welland Valley CC all rode this year’s Three Peaks, this article in…

XXC Mag: Phil Ingham article and photos

British Cycling’s web manager and rapidly out-obsessing-me Three Peaks fanatic Phil Ingham has put together a great article for XXC…

Huntingdonshire travellers hit the north

Steve Halsall, Greg Simcock, John Batchelor and Gavin Symonds all made long journeys from Huntingdonshire and their efforts are recorded…

Yorkshire Post online report

“Cyclists in the Peak of fitness get to grips with gruelling Dales challenge” in the Yorkshire Post Read the article…

Preview from XXC Mag

US Magazine recently previewed the Three Peaks on their blog and are hoping to do a short photo report in…

Cycling Weekly’s 2009 report

A brief online report and a few images from the Comic this year… “We hit Pen-y-Ghent and it was really…

Previews in the online media

Some previews spotted today:http://www.grough.co.uk/magazine/2009/09/25/cyclists-take-over-three-peaks-for-annual-event http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/sport/4648093.Champ_Jebb_aims_for_eighth_victory_at_Three_Peaks_race/

Great article on ’79 ‘international’ Three Peaks Cyclocross

A good thorough article (found through the 3 peaks forum) here – click on the image then the magnifying glass…

News roundup

Here’s the various sources of news / syndication I could gather about the cancellation…London CyclesportMr AdventureBike RaderBritish Cycling40psiSingletrackCycling Weekly Lemme…

Press cuttings from the 2006 race

My in-laws very kindly pulled these three articles from the Westmorland Gazette and the Craven Herald. The Jebb interview’s inspiring…

Classic 3P vids now on DVD

Fridge Productions, who made three really good quality films of the three peaks a few years ago (but had to…

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