Former world champion Cavendish sprinted to victory in the men’s race after a rare attacking display around Castle Douglas, while 19-year-old Towers took an epic solo win in the rainswept women’s race
Blurring the edges between race and endurance geometry-wise, but a decent build for the money 7/10
The driver was fined and forced to pay £1,000 in compensation after injuring the cyclist and damaging his bike, in what his counsel claimed was a “minor and momentary error of judgement”
Sian Hurley, who has travelled from Australia for an Ironman UK event, says she fears being unable to race after her bike failed to make her connecting flight to Newcastle
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The motorist was given a suspended sentence and banned from driving for two years after ‘inexplicably’ hitting 43-year-old cyclist Louise Harrott
Comfortable and effective on hot weather rides, though the cut won’t suit everyone and the smooth recycled fabric snags easily 8/10
Modern bikes are better, Hutch admits. But are they five times better?