Category Archives: Rich Mitch’s cyclo-cross

The Last Huzzah (for now) – Rich Mitch Cyclo-Cross Diaries part 8

All season long my pal Richard Mitchelson has been trying out the sport of cyclo-cross and reporting on his exploits as a guest writer for the blog.  Here’s his eighth and final race report, so thanks a million Rich for … Continue reading

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The root of all evil – Rich Mitch Cyclo-Cross Diaries part 7

As I continue my slow, turbo trainer-centric build up to the new road racing season, Rich Mitch continues his cyclo-cross odyssey around the forests and school playing fields of the South East.  Here’s his latest race report… _______________________________ Unseasonably mild. … Continue reading

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Mad Men – Rich Mitch Cyclo-Cross Diaries part 6

While I was busy letting my fitness nosedive amid a sea of mince pies, the redoubtable Rich Mitch was getting his kicks in a sea of mud.  Here’s his latest cyclo-cross race report… ___________________ New Year’s Day, 2012.  As most … Continue reading

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Muddy Marvellous – Rich Mitch Cyclo-Cross Diaries part 5

Here’s the latest race report from my cyclo-crossing buddy Rich Mitch! ____________ Mud… At the start of the season it was something I couldn’t wait to get stuck into and after last winter I knew it would only be a … Continue reading

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Home town glory… of sorts — Rich Mitch Cyclo-Cross Diaries part 4

My pal and team-mate Richard Mitchelson has been out cyclo-crossing again and this time I was there to witness the pain and suffering first hand (and take the video you see below).  Nothing I saw convinced me that this branch … Continue reading

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Rapha Supercross – Rich Mitch Cyclo-Cross Diaries part 3

Here’s the latest missive from my special ‘cross correspondent Rich Mitchelson.  I have precious little to write about just now, though this may change soon… ————— Another crisp, blue autumn sky greeted me and Mechanic Dad on the morning of … Continue reading

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Fields and more fields – Rich Mitch Cyclo-Cross Diaries part 2

Anyway, enough of this maudlin talk (although if you’ve tuned in to revel in my latest disappointment, see below or click the link above if it appears…).  My friend Rich Mitch, a man for whom the expression ‘sunny disposition’ could … Continue reading

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