Perfs Pedal Race

First road race of 2018 was Perfs Pedal race. It’s a race that I have heard a lot about and seen lots of pictures of but until now been too young to ride. This was my first race as a junior which also means my first race on open roads. I was a little unsure about this, I was going into the race not knowing the unwritten rules that people follow but also how close to breaking the written ones people would go to, say overtake on the wrong side of the road. Under 16 riders are very relaxed and or even impressed about slightly dodgy moves that happen in the bunch to secure or improve positioning as it is what we are taught as youths however I felt a little more tension as we rolled out of the me

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