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Rapha Super Cross – Coming Soon
Rapha Super Cross is back, three rounds of fun-filled cyclocross excitement topped off with the UK’s finest fighting it out for the overall team title. Back for the third time, this year's Super Cross event promises to be even bigger and better than the acclaimed 2012 series.
Cross racing returns once more to the spectacular setting of Broughton Hall, Skipton, for the opening round on Saturday, 19th October. The following day (20th October), we head into Manchester for an altogether more urban experience at Philip's Park, situated in between the Eithad Stadium and the National Cycling Centre.
And the series concludes at our traditional grand finale location at one of the capital’s highest points, the iconic Alexandra Palace, on Sunday, 27th October.
Defending champions Hope Factory Racing will again be pitted against top cross team Hargroves-Specialized after an enthralling encounter at Ally Pally last year that went right down to the wire.
UK Series Director Ian Cleverly said: “I don’t think the top two teams will have it all their own way this year. There are a couple of interesting new squads in the pipeline that we will be able to announce in the coming weeks. It’s going to be a proper mudfight!”
With lashings of beer, a healthy smattering of cowbells, frites and pies – not to mention course features such as the tequila shortcut and wall of foam for the novice race – Rapha Super Cross is a winning formula that continues to grow.
A word of warning. Our course designers are working on a new feature for 2013: the Spiral of Doom…
Entries will be advance only, via RiderHQ, opening on Friday 30th August.
- @tribryan Hi Bryan, that’s a discontinued Irish Country Jersey which is no longer in production, sorry to disappoint.
- @vickiewoodsford @richardhier @daithetooth Thanks Vickie, glad we were able to help too.
- @ServiceCourse @richardhier @daithetooth You’re all too kind, thank you.
- @richardhier Thanks Richard, have a good weekend. Will pass on your thanks to Peter.
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- Who's excited for snowy racing #inbend this weekend? We brought tshirts and coffee for the weekend.… http://t.co/aYYPjQEXTG
- @playa_mansa Sorry, somehow missed this. Our backpack is great for general use. Most of us here use it both on and off the bike.
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- The most recent Rapha Gentlemen’s Race took place in Adelaide with 18 teams lining up for the rolling 160km route. → http://t.co/ZQ3Dzz0NEX
- @andersmagnus Hi Anders, there’s been a delay unfortunately, but thanks for being patient. It will be out as soon as possible.