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After the time trials the road racing starts and on the opening day the Mens junior title took place on the Harrogate circuit. The conditions were damp to say the least and it Quinn Simmons (USA) who broke away to take the title. The following day was back to dry and the Womens junior title went to Megan Jastrab (USA) whilst in the afternoon there was controversy as there was a post race demotion, so the Mens U23 title went to Samuele Battistella (Italy) from a small breakaway group. The last race we caught was the big one and after a rain altered route saw more laps of the Harrogate circuit, the Elite Mens road title was hard fought. Mads Pedersen (Denmark) took a shock win when everyone expected Matteo Trentin (Italy) to win in the sprint. Read More »

The first half of the UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire would see the time trial titles decided before the switch to the bunch races. Each day proved to be totally different with rain, to varying levels, one day and the sun and dry roads the next, so it really proved to be a lottery as to which conditions each race would get. The opening day saw the Netherlands take the mixed team time trial. The Monday saw the Womens junior title go to Aigul Gareeva (Russia) in the morning before Antonio Tiberi (Italy) made a courageous comeback to secure the Mens junior title. Read More »