The results of the 22nd 3 Peaks Cyclocross in 1982 have just been typed up lovingly by Phil Webster

It was the year when Great Britain just beat Switzerland, the Bronte Wheelers’ good run came to an end, and there was a classy Swiss or two again as in 1981, but Eric Stone took victory by a lean minute and a half.

Results here

Survivor’s ‘Eye of the Tiger’ was number one that week, too.  Tough, fighty stuff. Very appropriate.