Field and Wyman start as favourites for 'cross nationals

Ian Field wins, Bradford National Trophy 2010

The national cyclo-cross championships this weekend are set to be a fierce battle between the Belgian-based Brits and the best domestic riders.

Ian Field is the favourite to claim his first elite national title at the Moorways Stadium, Derby on Sunday afternoon. "A lot of people want to see it being worn in races. It would help me out a lot having the jersey: for one, the crowd wouldn't shout ‘venga venga' at me thinking I'm Spanish," Field joked, referring to his red-and-yellow Hargroves Cycles kit.

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