Monster Cross 2021 Update:

It's still all rather 'lockdowny' and a bit too 'virusy' for Monster Cross to happen in February this year at Delamere. However, we have put the back up plan into effect and the aim is now to hold the event on 9th May 2021 at Catton Park, on the Staffordshire/Derbyshire boarder.

More details to come out soon and the rest of this page will be updated at some point before entries go live.  In the meantime give us a follow on Facebook or Instagram to keep up to date with announcements.


like crOss, but mOre crOSS

We love a bit of cross.  Cross is ace.

But sometimes we're left wanting more.  It's hard as hell at the time, but before long it feels like it's all over too soon.  That's where Monster Cross comes in - it's like cross, but more cross.  Awesome like cyclocross, just with more awesomeness; 3 hours long with a course featuring more singletrack, more run ups, more hurdles & more cowbells.

On February 16th 2020 Monster Cross returns to Delamere Forest, Cheshire for another dose of close racing & fun riding, grade-A heckling & beer hand-ups. 



Our course is longer than a regular cx course at 6km.  It'll be crammed full of interesting features to keep you keen for the duration.  The race starts at 10am, simply complete as many laps as possible in 3hrs.  If needs be you can take a rest and grab some food mid-race.


Race categories are open to solo riders & pairs.

Over 16's only. 

For 2021 there are separate Solo Vets categories again.

Solo entry £30.00

Pairs entry £50.00

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The course is all kinds of ace. Thanks to the input of local cycling kingpin & international heart-throb, The Loam Ranger himself, Rick Minshull of Twelve50 Bikes we have a suitably awesome course.  Expect fast fireroads, swoopy singletrack, steep banks & cx-techy descents to play with. All linked up with plenty of passing opportunities.  The mix of terrain means that it should be a laugh in whatever weather we get in mid-February.

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Run what ya brung...

We have designed the course to favour cross bikes & that would be our first choice of steed.  But your're welcome to join in on any wholly human-powered bike suitable for racing off-road, whether that be an mtb, gravel bike or whatever.  There's no silly restrictions on tyre size here.  No e-bikes & no tandems though.



Monster Cross is held at Whitefield, Delamere Forest, CW8 2HZ. 


The event car park is off the B5152 just up the road from the main Delamere visitors centre & Delamere train station.

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Our very handsome lime green T-shirts are now in stock and ready to ship out.  They're available for just £12.50 when you enter the race or £15.00 posted to a UK address (international orders, contat us for a shipping quote).





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Want to get a feel for what riding at Monster Cross is like?  Well, here's a little preview of the course we made last year.


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