>Hillingdon, Tuesday, Race #5

>They ran the race clockwise around the circuit tonight. I was concerned I wouldn’t be able to work out the lines through the turns complex. I needn’t have worried. I was dropped on the first lap.

I’m not sure why it happened. I warmed up well and there were two neutralised laps to get the feel of the race. I actually got dropped on the tailwind descent! My legs felt okay at 80% effort, but there was nothing there when the pace picked up. My heart and lungs went into overdrive but the pistons were broken.

A very disappointing DNF. It may be, with the schedule over the next few weeks, that an easy ride Tuesday morning is better for me than a Tuesday evening race.


About lancewoodman

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

Posted on May 12, 2010, in Cycling, Hillingdon, road racing. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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