By daybreak our travellers found themselves where four cross
roads met in the middle of the forest.
The Ladies' Four Cross
Final was won by Dutch girl Anneke Beerten, who overtook Briton Joey Gough to take her first win here in nine attempts.
Royal Leamington Spa Four Cross
(RLS4X) cycle club hosted the event which began with their youngest team member, 13-year-old Elliot Thompson-Knight, finishing second place in his first moto heat before going on to win his next two and come second again in his final moto to guarantee a spot in the finals.
The four cross
track is fast and the event was really fun to watch as the riders styled it up over the jumps in an attempt to wow the crowd.
Ryehills School pupil Danny had an eventful 48 hours in Warwickshire, starting with a less dramatic victory in round three of the national four cross
series, where his skill again overcame size.
And one in four cross
their legs all day because of the poor state of their workplace toilets.
The robber walked into the Four Cross
Service Station in Gileston Road, St Athan, in the early hours of Tuesday and demanded money from the attendant.
The Redcar rider, pictured in action left, is targeting first places in the national four cross
and points downhill series, along with the domestic cross-country title.
The three, two men and a woman were due to be questioned later today after an incident in Gileston Road, St Athan when a hooded robber held up the Four Cross
Service Station with what is believed to be a fake shotgun.
He finished fifth in that event but more than made up for it in the four cross
, a daredevil descent lasting between 25 seconds and a minute.
Rachel Atherton took top honours in the women's event and Gee third in the men's, plus Dan was third overall in the four cross
CYCLING: North Wales' Dan Atherton (Animal Commencal) won his second World Cup Four Cross
(a mix of MTB and BMX) at Fort William over the weekend, writes Jon Harland.