Cyclo-cross is also one of the most accessible forms of cycle sport, with racing for all levels and the whole family taking place during the course of a typical morning’s racing. Throughout the autumn and winter, it’s probably taking place in a park near you and is know for its inclusive and welcoming attitude.
Whether you’re watching the Spring Classics or a Grand Tour, the skill and fitness of professional riders is something the majority of us can only dream of. However, as Greg Lemond said, “It doesn’t get any easier, you just go faster” so, although their average speed may be beyond our comprehension, they still have to overcome many of the same obstacles to success as us cycling mortals. By looking at how they do this, you can improve your own riding