End of Season – Post Nationals

It feels along way away now but way back on Saturday 20th August we headed over to the National Youth Omnium Championships in Derby. Over the season, riders had taken part in local omniums, where their best two results countedtowards their omnium ranking, and the top 24 riders took part in the final. Because IContinue reading “End of Season – Post Nationals”

In Flanders Fields the poppies grow…

It was strange wandering around the white headstones of the war graves in Zandvoorde.  Quiet, eerie and unnerving.  We were deep in the World War I territory and there were reminders of this everywhere.  The day before we had ridden the Kemmelberg, which I found out was a strategic battleground in the First World War.  The ridge having beenContinue reading “In Flanders Fields the poppies grow…”