Edwyn Oliver-Evans made an Elite finish time for the first time this year, and the Cyclocross Magazine rider damn nearly caught me, too.
3rd U23, and he also won the father-son prize with his dad. Not a bad day out.
Bar one small crash, my descent of Whernside was largely uneventful. After my crash coming down Ingleborough, I descended down to Ribblehead much more tentatively than I usually would; running sections that I would normally ride. It was a little frustrating at the time, but the faceplant had most certainly knocked a bit of confidence out of me. So, again, instead of making up positions on the descent, I merely maintained my position. It didn’t look like it was turning out to be my best three peaks. But, on the plus side, I hit the road section to Pen-y-ghent feeling relatively fresh and unscathed.
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