Berling turns the corner in Rutland

Michael Berling celebrates winning, CiCLE Classic 2010

The CiCLE Classic throws up a peculiar mix. After 105 miles and eleven rough Rutland off-road sectors, where luck is as important as endurance, Britain's only UCI-rated one-day race is decided by a right-hander 150 metres from the finish line.

It carries a simple and empirical rule at odds with the more unpredictable element of the rough road sectors - go through the corner in first position, and victory is virtually assured.

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