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Cedric Sachet – the Frenchman causing a stir at the Highland Games

"The Highland Games are something new for me and a good way to understand and integrate with Scottish Culture."

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Scottish cycling’s super fan and grass track aficionado, Harry Tweed posted some pics of a gentleman named Cedric Sachet racing on the grass track with a bottle cage and Garmin at Ceres Highland Games, the other week.

Purists like me were horrified.

The plot thickened when we discovered that said ‘gress man’ was French and has the bottle cage and Garmin because he cycles to the Games – sometimes riding four hours to the venue before racing.

The next thing, the ‘French boy’ wins the Sam Robinson.

Upon checking said Frenchman out it transpires he was also seventh in the Corsica Bikingman event, a mere 700 kilometres in 37 hours around that mountainous island.

We best have a word with this fellow, Monsieur Sachet” we thought to ourselves…