Monday, 24 March 2014
Dissapointing race at Modbury
Modbury race looked like fun, few more hills and 80 riders, But the race was over before it started.. The car went off and so did most of the bunch as we had a few miles before the flag drops and racing starts, Then we waited as the bikes went out then they let us off.. Well that was it race over, the car had gone off so fast the bunch had sprinted before the race had started to get the free draft and our small group had been screwed over... We set off hard to catch and we soon shelled a few in our group of about ten riders that then quit the race, We soon picked off a few riders from the main group and ended up with 3 MDCC riders and 3 Wheelers plus a range of other clubs. MDCC at first set the pace but it was slow and we all then joined in at the front and pushed the pace on and our group picked off more riders, By the last lap we had a few solid cat3 boys and now we had about 6 Wheelers and the pace was now being pushed along and a few more riders got shot out the back, Coming in to the final climbs a lone rider jumped off the front of our group and had a good 5/6 second lead and looked to be getting away, I moved up the pack and then put down some power jumping off the front and soon catching the lone rider before the top of the hill and kept going, As we made the turn in to the finish i had a look back waiting to see all the Wheeler and MDCC boys on my wheel but i had a lead and so put my head down and stomped in to the finish ahead of the pack with ease. Cant wait to get on the Rocky Mountain Bicycle next weekend for some real riding.