Three Peaks Cyclocross Blog

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Category: Reports

Dan “Don” Monaghan’s Photo Essay on CXMagazine 2017

More Dan!   Some of the images I previously posted plus lots of extras here. 52 to be exact.  And some…

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…

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…

“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…

Cyclocross Magazine’s UK team 2015 roundup

Ted Sarmiento has put together a good report of Cyclocross Magazine’s team performance in the 2015 race over on the…

Paul’ ‘Peak form’ celebrated in Lancashire Telegraph

Paul’s remarkable victory is covered here in the Lancashire Telegraph The Hope Factory Racing team star ruptured his anterior cruciate…

Jebb disappoints the Westmorland Gazette

Eleven wins but there’s no pleasing some people. “Staveley’s Rob Jebb misses out on stunning 12th title” says the headline…

Cyclocrossrider’s report

Top euro cross scene site cyclocrossrider.com had experienced Peaks man Konrad Manning over – in a reporting and supporting capacity…

Cycling Weekly’s 2015 report

A brief one from the comic this year – they normally upload Andy Jones’ pics a day or so later…

Rob Jebb wins historic 11th Three Peaks title (From The Westmorland Gazette)

Don’t let ROb convince you he’s a Yorkshireman.  He tries to convince himself. But nobody would choose to live in…

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…

Cycling Weekly’s 2014 web write-up

The comic’s write-up is here for 2014 Quoting overall winner Rob Jebb in the article “It’s nice to get another…

British Cycling’s 2013 write up

Bit skinnier report than in recent years.. hey ho – there’s plenty of info out there these days and you…

Cycling Weekly 2013 report and gallery

“Course specialist Rob Jebb (Team Hope Factory Racing) gave another peerless display to win the 51st Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross classic…

Craven Herald report

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

Grough’s 2012 write up

The Grough website’s article on this year’s race is here Yorkshireman Rob Jebb won the Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross Race in…

Cycling Weekly summary from 2012

The Cycling Weekly site’s brief summary is here Rob Jebb (Hope Factory Racing) secured a convincing solo victory in the…

British Cycling report & Results from Andrew Kennedy

The British Cycling report’s up online here Rob Jebb secured a record-breaking ninth victory in the 50th Three Peaks in…

Simon Fox: Abusive Relationship

Simon, a frequent contributor to this blog, sent in this wonderful report from his 2010 race…. The instant switch from pinballing…

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…

1995 Results and report

I was digging through the loft the other day for some stuff for the race I organise and came across…

Crossjunkie reports on a day helping out

Alan Dorrington couldn’t ride this year and came to help some of the Horwich riders out instead. Some snaps and…

Phil Ingham reports from the inside

I may be wrong, but I suspect that this excellent tale of an ‘also ran’ was written by British Cycling’s…

Rob Jebb’s flight: The Iron Cross

News just in from our US correspondent and Iron Cross competitor Chris Dinsmore:I didn’t get any chance to see Jebb…

Special Report by Darwen Pair

Russell Owen and Simon Fox represented Darwen Dashers running club in the 2006 Three Peaks. Thanks to Simon for sending…

Gasping and grasping: Heather Dawe’s account

Second in the women’s race this year, Heather Dawe’s had an article published on the Planetfear website “Some of the…

Race History being logged on official site

John Rawnsley and Keith Parkinson are doing a good job of documenting the History of the Three Peaks. Click here…

Jenn Hopkins’ gears up for the first time.

After the 3 Peaks forum seems to have dried to a trickle for another year, it’s heartening to find this…

I’ll be back

A short but sweet race report from someone called Tim Tim (a nom de plume, I suspect, for Tim Darlow,…

Report: My first Three Peaks – Paul Hartigan

Paul’s first ‘peaks was a long but seemingly very rewarding day out. Click here to read about his ups and…

Simon Scarsbrook’s report

Simon’s account of his 2006 race on the VC Etoile website is another great read. “Tag handed in [on Whernside]…

Ian Cleverly’s 2006 race

A great report from the London Cyclesport website from vet Ian Cleverly. “Ingleborough is, it has to be said, a…

British Cycling’s race report and photos

British Cycling’s website gives a fairly lengthy report on this year’s race along with two large galleries of images from…

24 09 2006: How was it for you?

Wow – it’s all over again bar the blogging. Please email your own tales of the 2006 Three Peaks to…

2004 Article from What Mountainbike magazine

Thanks To Steve Worland who origiannly wrote this article for “What Mountainbike” magazine in January 2004 They say it’s the…

Keith Bontrager’s latest trip to the Dales.

Keith Bontrager’s tale of his 2005 Three Peaks trip. He’s testing products on the test circuit from Hell once again……

Through the roof

Now we’re getting into the real nitty gritty of obsessive three peaks behaviour here… My former club mate Paul Meyer…

Rob Jebb crowned king of mountains

Five times three peaks winner and current champion Rob Jebb can now truly claim the title ‘King of the Mountains’,…

Ian Cleverly negotiates the three peaks in 04 hrs 11mins

Another classic Rider account of the 2005 race – this time, Ian Cleverly from Mosquito Bikes gives his story. Ian’s…

Al Tullet’s first 3 Peaks

First timer, and 64th placed finissher Al Tullet has written a great article about the 2005 Three Peaks. “As I…

Louise Robinson in Peak form for victory

Some insight into Louise Robinson’s fourth win – as reported in the Huddersfield Daily Examiler.Click here to read about Louise’s…

2005 Race Report

(Mainly courtesy of British Cycling):Rob Jebb (Wheelbase / Ron Hill) closed in on Tim Gould’s all-time record of six wins…

Bonty rides again

Wheel builder to Lance Armstrong and the Discovery Channel team, Keith Bontrager will ride the 3 Peaks agaain this year….

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