Paris-Roubaix too dry for you? The Ronde too predictable? Last weekend's CiCLE Classic in Rutland, won by Endura's Alex Blain, was a brutal test of riders' and spectators' mettle alike. Ed Rollason captures it perfectly.
Watched at Owston and it was grim. I think we saw more riders sat shivering in the village hall than on the road! My blogs as a spectator...http://velorichard.wordpress.com/2012/04/30/rutland-melton-cicle-classic-even-the-spectators-dnfd/