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EMRRL Road Race - 18th August - Ryan Watkins reporting:

An afternoon start for this 67 mile road race which consisted of 5 laps around a rolling and narrow circuit. There was attacks from the start but nothing got away. It was a really windy day with exposed sections where the bunch would string out so staying up front was key. With 3 and a half laps to go the pace really picked up for the prime sprint. I followed attacks and found myself in great position for the prime so sprinted for it and got it. I looked behind and found myself in a break away of 10 riders with a narrow advantage. With 2 to go, the gap had extended to 30 seconds and my group had gone down to 8 riders. On the last lap one rider got away and stayed away. With my group starting to mess around another slipped away in the last few kilometres, always in sight with around a 5-10 seconds gap. Nobody wanted to do the chasing so unfortunately we didn’t catch 2nd place either but I managed to sprint for 3rd in the reduced group.

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