By Mike King
Ever come across Cyclo-Cross? We hadn't till this weekend when Mike King captured round 11 of the London and SE Cyclo-Cross League racing at the Herne Hill Velodrome. We had a rifle round the London Cyclo-Cross website to find out what it's all about:
Imagine running a bike race on an army assault course, and then throw in a bit of mud wrestling with the occasional hurdle. Mix these elements together and you've got the essence of cyclo-cross (often known simply as 'cross).