It is huge in Europe, growing in the US, even Victoria has some racing; so we realised we had to compete and get down and dirty as well. MWCC & MWMTB will be hosting 4 rounds of Cyclo Cross Racing over December and January.
The first round will be held on the 3rd of December and due to it being a new sport: all bikes will be allowed to race on course, so bring your mountain bike, road bike, fixie or commuter and give the course a go! Regardless of your skill level you will have to negotiate the jumps, bumps and running up stairs – all the best parts that you would expect from a cyclo cross course. If it rains – even better!
The course provides a mixture of muddy trails, normal road, jumps over fallen trees, stairs and plenty of bumps. Cycling NSW described the course as ‘perfect’. Each grade will do a number of laps on our looped course.
The club will be running various grades and those with cross bikes will have their own grade and race. All grades have an entry fee of $10. You will need a current Cycling Australia, MTBA or BMX licence, although one day licences will be available at an additional cost on top of the current race entry.
More details will be available on the MWCC website as the date gets even closer…