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Half day Group CX training

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All Bikes | Fully Coached | Trails & single track | All-day 

Gather a group of up to 8 friends or fellow clubmates to learn and hone those all-important cyclocross skill set you need for the pathway to success in cyclocross. 

Depending on the group’s level, over the 3-hour session, we’ll cover the basics, cornering, dismounts, remounts and riding off-camber. More experienced riders can expect tuition on starts, shouldering, climbing and descending race preparation, tactics and, of course, that vital question -  tyre pressure! 

Skills covered: Riding position, climbing, descending, off-camber, cornering, dismounts and remounts, shouldering and carrying the bike along with race tactics galore! 

Rider requirements: To join this ride you need to be a competent cyclist able to ride for 2 hours or more 

Contact us with any questions 

How to organise 

Gather together a group and find a time on the schedule. Once you have made a booking I'll be in contact and we can agree on a convenient meeting point  - normally a cafe local to a park or woodland.

Meeting point

We can meet anywhere within a 30-mile radius of London, when scheduling a time please bear in mind that I'm coming from Brixton in SW London.

Once you have made a booking please contact me to arrange the finer details.

Group Size 

To get the best out of the session, its best to limit the group size to a maximum of 8 riders


Ride Details 
  • Duration: 3 hours 
  • Distance: Variable 
  • Level: All levels 
  • Group Size: max 8 people.
Skills Covered

Depending on rider level, we'll cover  Riding position, climbing, descending, off-camber and cornering, remounts, dismounts, carrying and shouldering, starts and race tactics.


Is my bike OK for this ride? 

Ideally, riders should have cyclocross or gravel bikes.

What do I need to bring?
  • Helmet (wearing helmets is a must on our rides)
  • Spare inner tube
  • Snacks and Water
  • Rain jacket (if required)
  • Suitably warm/cool clothing for the weather
  • Sunscreen (as necessary)
What's included in the price?
  • Experienced British Cycling Qualified (Level 2 CX disciplined specific ) for the session 
What's not included in the price?
  • Reasonable travel expenses - the cost of these will be agreed upon before the session takes place.

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Anthony
Learning and having fun

Recently started attending these sessions, a first for me. They are great fun, inclusive and Charlie shares lots of little tidbits which are really useful. The sessions help me to improve my skills and are very easy going. Plus it is always fun watching Charlie demonstrating re-mounting the bike... 😁

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Rob D
Quality coaching for all ability levels

I recently attended one of Charlie’s coached sessions at Crystal Palace Park. I am a BC Level 2 Coach but I still learnt a lot from Charlie. His session covered a lot of ground, but it never felt overwhelming and there was always ample opportunity to practice and perfect each technique he taught. There was a broad spectrum of ability within the group but each of us came away happy and a better bike handler.

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Christine
New skills galore

Really learned much in the 90 minutes or so that we were out in Crystal Palace Park. Lots of time for practice too.

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Jon Chase
Great fun, even if you're a newbie

I attended for a first time with some brief experience of off-road riding and lots of experience of road riding. Pretty much a newbie then.
And it was great fun!
It's well organised and welcoming. Charlie is a really good coach, even if you have no idea what you're doing. He is patient and quick on the detail, with good advice on what to do to improve.
In a 4-hour session we covered pretty much every cyclocross skill you can think of, thanks to the great options in Crystal Palace (the only thing missing was sand).
Plus a nice cafe stop half-way through.
Lots of variety of experience and ages in the group. I would recommend to anyone.

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Miles Prosser
Great coaching... and great fun!

Charlie's CX training sessions are excellent. The sessions are well-organised and the coaching advice is specific to each rider and very helpful. I came away with an improved set of skills and plenty of good ideas on what to practice. Highly recommended.

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