>Winter Series race 6

>Happy New Year!

Race 6 was another cold, cold day. I was struggling to breath (seem to have lost the cold, but the pipes are still a bit raw). I was not surprised to be dropped after a couple of laps.

I was, however, surprised to bridge back to the bunch on the back straight and then sit there and finish with the main group for the first time this season. Hurrah! Admittedly, I was at the back of the bunch (24th out of 26 finishers) but I was there. I was helped by a general slowing down at about one third distance and a pretty constant pace from there to the finish. The winner was James Gregg of Behind the Bike Shed (is that for real?).

Race 7 is tomorrow and then we’re back to a race a week, if I can stay healthy.

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About lancewoodman

Heritage interpreter, playwright and teacher. Living on the South Coast of England.

Posted on January 2, 2009, in Cycling, Hillingdon, imperial winter series, road racing. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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