Monday, December 07, 2009

Revolution 26 heats up

From Road Cycling UK
Going into the evening it was the Rob Hayles’ Forza team who led the overall competition having performed well across the first evenings racing back in November. Before the nights racing began Rob was in bullish mood when asked how Team Forza would be approaching the nights racing.

“We’re gonna go on the attack again. It’s the best form of defence I think. But it’s going to be a different race tonight, there’s a lot of other guys here that weren’t here last time round and we’ll just have to wait and see but we’ve just got to try and get up there in as many races as we can”

Hot on the heels of Team Forza were the Slicks, led by Craig Maclean. Craig bagged a number of victories across the first Revolution underlining his teams sprint credentials, this time around his team would be boosted by the addition of Bradley Wiggins, a change that was immediately felt as Wiggins coasted to victory in the first bunch race of the night to set the early pace and draw first blood for the Slicks. Dean Downing of the Flyers summed up the feelings of the rest of the bunch about having Bradley back: