National Cyclo-Cross Championships


Competitors' bikes are pressure-washed following the 'Veteran 40-49... News PhotoBicycle,Bradford - England,Competitive Sport,Cycling,Cyclo-Cross,England,Following,Horizontal,Sport,Sports Race,UKPhotographer Collection: Getty Images Sport 2013 Getty ImagesBRADFORD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 12: Competitors' bikes are pressure-washed following the 'Veteran 40-49 Men' category race at the 2013 National Cyclo-Cross Championships in Peel Park on January 12, 2013 in Bradford, England. The sport of cyclo-cross, featuring lightweight bikes with off-road tyres, has dramatically increased in popularity over the past few years. Cyclo-cross courses are often run over a mixture of terrains from tarmac to mud and frequently include obstacles or steep inclines where riders have to carry their bike. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)