For the first time in two months I’m back in the UK. Back to Essex. I’m back for this Sundays East Midlands Cicle Classic/Rutland Melton and with the form I’ve built over the last couple of months in Belgium I am going into the race with great optimism.
Having spent three years at Loughborough University (just down the road) and thrown myself into the break in what was my first attempt at doing the race in 2008, it’s a race I am looking to go well for this time around.
Two months of hard, fast Belgium Kermesse racing certainly isnt going to do any harm, as I look to pull something out of the bag in my first race in the UK in 2010. Today I hit some of my old running trails at a place called ‘One Tree Hill’ in preparation for the race. Nice to get back up there, albeit on two wheels now.
The last couple of weeks in Belgium have been as usual busy with races.
The weather’s been good too and extra kms have been put in riding to and/or from races.
Also a friend and fellow British rider Jon Mozley has been over (