|The camera bike leads the race into the Park|
Hopefully he would have approved of the spectacle and colour though quite how John Wood might have viewed the sight of chaps in multi coloured Lycra racing past his magnificent Royal Crescent I am really not sure.
|Racing over the cobbles past the Royal Crescent|
|The bunch heads through the tight street circuit|
|The Conder team battled in vain to hold onto their title|
And it was bloody fast. The bunch went through that tricky downhill corner at scary speeds and through every lap of the hour long event you could see the gut bursting, leg straining effort going on.
|This was a short but very sharp climb|
Anyway, that didn't detract from the fun and I did get a chance to try out my new Canon superzoomer in 'sports' mode. This fires off five frames in quick succession if you hold the button down. Does leave you with rather a lot of shots to go through afterwards though!
|Race winner Marcin Bialoblocki sets the pace from the off|