Mid Devon CC Race Team Race Report – Castle Combe Easter Classic

Louie Priddle rode in the Youth A Castle Combe Easter Classic on Easter Saturday. Here is his race report

Today I went up to Castle Combe for my first race of the race season. There was a field of 68 riders in the end and I ended up coming in 26th (not bad for a climber!) On the second to last lap there was a crash which I narrowly avoided, the guy who crashed his tire completely rolled off the rim and he hit the deck right in front of me at around 30mph right by a corner! My CX skills came into practice!  I ended up bringing back to attacks which were launched and also put in one attack myself which didn’t really work so I thought it would be best to save myself for the finish and just sat in the wheels up near the front. Overall I really enjoyed today and was one of my first big races I’ve ever done so quite happy with the end result! 

Well done Louie!

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