Behind the scenes at the Croydon Tour Series (gallery)

Cycling Weekly's resident photographer Chris Catchpole was on hand to record the women's Matrix Fitness Grand Prix and the build-up to the men's Tour Series in Croydon

Catchpole Tour Series 20

On Tuesday, June 2, some of Britain's top domestic cyclists visited Croydon for round seven of this year's Tour Series.

The headline men's race saw some frenetic racing as the technical course shredded the peloton to pieces and ended with just five riders contesting the final three laps, after all the other riders were lapped and forced to retire.

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online.