Crash puts paid to Atkins’ WMCCL challenge

Joe Atkins, Raleigh’s Cyclocross rider took on Round 4 of the WMCCL at Tackeroo, Cannock on the weekend. He writes:   “Not the best day. I knew I wasn’t going to be as fast in the single track wooded section so I went straight from the start with two other riders. We had a good gap…

A brace of 2nd places for Nick Barnes

Nick Barnes, Raleigh’s Cyclocross competitor was in action at Markeaton Park, Derby  and Thornes Park, Wakefield over the weekend of 22nd/23rd September. He writes: On Saturday we met up with Raleigh’s Geoff Giddings at Markeaton Park to pick up our new team gazebo. A beastly piece of kit arrived but it’s a cracking addition for…

Wet and bumpy ride for Nick Barnes at Keighley

Nick Barnes reported in from the latest round of the Yorkshire Points competition. “On the Sunday when I arrived I decided to get a few laps in before the Youths started, the course was as interesting as always with a lot of elevation change and some wooded sections. “I was undecided on which bike to…

Crash puts Joe Atkins in 10th at WMCCL Round 2

Raleigh sponsored cyclocross rider Joe Atkins finished 10th in round 2 of the West Midlands Cyclocross League on Sunday (15th September), racing his new Raleigh RX Race team bike for the first time. Having got off to a good start in Shrewsbury a nasty crash put him out of podium contention, although he still managed…

Four talented racers join Raleigh Cross Rider scheme

Raleigh is proud to announce the names of four exceptional young cyclocross riders who will be supported by the company under the new Raleigh Cross Rider scheme as the firm launches a brand new complete range of cyclocross bikes.  Harry Yates (Junior) Nick Barnes (U23) Dylan Kerfoot-Robson (Junior) and Joe Atkins (U23) have been selected…