>Hillingdon, Tuesday, Race #n

>After a couple of weeks away I returned to Hillingdon on Tuesday for the fourth category race. It had rained earlier in the day, so only about 13 riders lined up for the start. I was feeling rough and in an extremely negative frame of mind. Sure enough, after 5 miles I was shelled out and DNF’ed at the end of the lap. It was a shaming performance.

Team mate Tom did well in 7th place, though he reckons a bit more savvy could have moved him up the order. Nothing ventured, nothing gained, Tom.

I could have made some sort of amends by getting a decent training run in yesterday (Wednesday) but that didn’t happen either. I seem to be on a real mid-season dip. This is not good with my target ’50’ only ten days away.

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About lancewoodman

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

Posted on June 3, 2010, in Hillingdon, road racing. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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