Erick Rowsell gets Tour of Britain call up

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In spite of what you might have read on websites about the NetApp-Endura line-up for the Tour of Britain, the final roster for the German-Anglo team was only released four days before the start this Sunday in Peebles. And the last name to be decided was 23 year old Erick Rowsell, who wasn't sure whether to laugh or cry.

Obviously Rowsell was keen to race in his national Tour, particularly as the final stage, Epsom Racecourse to Guildford on Sunday September 22 starts more or less on his doorstep. With a little over a week to go to the race start, Rowsell had received an email from the team informing him of the line-up for the race and his name wasn't on it. To say he was disappointed would be a monstrous understatement.

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