Round 6 Wessex CX League - Reading CC at Prospect Park
Rain over the last few days created luxurious mud baths around the course. The section in the woods was surprisingly dry, but there were a couple of peaty mud corners that were tricky to negotiate. A couple of the ubiquitous Cotswold Veldrijden warming up:
Seriously, the blues are everywhere. Lovely kit though, I've got to admit.
This part of the course had puddles - you can just about see them below. Who knows whether a tree root lurks under the surface, just like the Loch Ness Monster...
This is what I call a determined youngster, no fear going straight into the mud.
The steep uphill banks were muddy, which made a challenging course all the more demanding. Altogether, a superbly organised event in tricky conditions.