Myself and Brian got through our first event “Flèche Wallone” in one piece. Peter who looked to be in good form unfortunately punctured on the second lap explaining he got an impact puncture using his new mavic wheel tyre combi.
Brian was missing for maybe 10 miles thought he was resting at the back avoiding the breeze turns out he got edged onto the grass first time up the hill. Result foot out then too high a gear to get going.
Took him a few miles of real effort to get back to the peloton. On the last lap he came round and beat me in the sprint. A few of the younger ones were away, overall we were i think 10th & 11th out of a field of 35 and 1st & 2nd in the O70’s category.
Still i received £25 for having fun, anyway its nice to get the first event over and we can hopefully look forward to the next event with some more confidence?
LVRC report -
17/03/2014 - FLECHE WALTONNE EFG REPORT & RESULTS
Circuit of Ingleborough TT, Sat 15th
Padiham Chris continued his adventures into the world of time trialling last Saturday. A longer course than recent weeks and challenging conditions (strong cold winds). The day suited Chris who climbed up towards the top 3rd of the field. See http://cyclinguphill.com/ for excellent report and full results.
Sunday Ronde recce'
Didn't make it myself due to chest infection but hoping that Chris is going to blog a report. (looking at Damian's Stava details the 1st half of the route was omitted)