UCI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, VALKENBURG, DAY 1

So here we are, de laatste ronde, the Worlds. And what a Worlds this is shaping up to be. The course is incredibly slippery and heavily rutted with dramatic elevation changes which have challenged everyone. Last week Sven Nys described it as the most beautiful Worlds course for 20 years.

Today saw the Junior Men, U23 Women and Elite Women racing a delivered some magnificent racing, the captions on the images will bring you up to speed. The gallery from the second day of action in Valkenburg can be viewed HERE. Thanks for looking.