Before thoughts of the autumnal CX racing season washing over us with mud, sweat and Brew Dog IPA we (initially all of us agreed but only Kev and I actually grew some big enough to take part) decided to test the 1 x CX legs in a summer season of racing. Up stepped the Oxford Summer League run by Take3Tri. Its essentially 6 rounds of summer CX racing where people rock up on CX or MTB and race for an 40 mins.
So Thursday evenings were booked and Kevvo avec Thommo headed over to Oxford in bitter rush hour with CX weapons strapped to the rear end. Summary here:
- Well organised
- Good venue
- Banter Rating 2.5/5
- Racing – Good arm to arm combat although a few too many MTB whippets
- Hurdles: Managable
- Results – Average – It was summer after all
- FYI: Kids with waterpistols scolded for having fun – old farts in attendance
Thommo did 2 races, Kevvo did 3.