Entries have opened for the fourth Rapha Super Cross Series that takes place next month. There are races aimed at everyone from children to elite riders.
Round one takes place in the grounds of Broughton Hall, near Skipton in Yorkshire, on Saturday 18 October, with round two at the same venue the following day.
Sunday’s races include a Yorkshire League points round which will draw in top riders from across the region.
Rapha promise a challenging course for the finale that will take place at London’s Alexandra Palace on Saturday 25 October.
There will be tents serving Belgian beer, pies and frites, and entry will be free for spectators. Guest DJs will provide additional entertainment.
Rapha Cycle Clubs in London and Manchester will be running regular cyclocross rides and screening cross races, and skill sessions will help beginners get started.
Visit Rapha’s website for more entry and other details.
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