The SW in recent years has neglected XC racing and we are really keen to see that this changes and that we can present quality events within our region. Firstly to encourage new people to participate and to ensure that seasoned riders can gain local ranking points without having to travel vast distances to do so.
These are a few FAQ’s for anyone that is unsure of what to expect.
Cross-Country ‘XCO’ races are held over multiple laps of an undulating circuit and have evolved massively in recent years: Races are shorter and more intense, with power and technical skill now as important as fitness to be successful. Over the course of the series you should expect everything from blazing fast descents and elevated boardwalk, to technical singletrack and lung searing climbs, giving everyone the chance to shine.