Racing the hills of Wellholme

Cycling event at Wellholme Park, Brian Perks and Jill Davidson
Cycling event at Wellholme Park, Brian Perks and Jill Davidson

CYCLO Cross riders tested their abilities and skills as the took to the hills and off road surfaces at Wellholme Park.

The Brighouse circuit is a Yorkshire Series event and the course users the rear field beyond the stream, the wood hillside and the old railway embankment.

The event run by Condor Road Club saw cyclists race over varied terrain with circuits from two to four kilometres in distance.

The circuits are marked out with poles and plastic tape, riders are timed with separate events for under 14s, youths, veterans, women, seniors and juniors classes.

Yorkshire events this season have seen increased fields of over 100 riders particular in the veteran races attracting riders from all over the north England.