First Weekend In Belgium

The weekend started off with the drive down to the euro tunnel, getting on the euro tunnel, then getting off the euro tunnel and arriving in France. Yes, it was as fun as it sounds. We arrived at the race (Lierde) at around 1pm in the afternoon with plenty of time to get ready. The beast from the east had just left Europe and the feeling of sun and 7 degrees was like being back in summer. We signed on, got changed and went for a lap of the course (around 30mins from the start). The lap was pretty flat but the last km involved very short sharp climb followed by a quick decent before turning onto home straight. The race had around 115 riders as races had been cancelled elsewhere due to the we

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