Wednesday afternoon’s track sessions at the Manchester veldrome saw many of the World Cup competing Great Britain and 100% Me riders stretching their legs and making their final preparations before the three days of competition starting on Friday October 31.

The recent recruits on the British Cycling under-23 academy were there putting in a team pursuit effort under the watchful eye of coach Rod Ellingworth.

The team of Andrew Fenn, Mark Christian, Erick Rowsell and Luke Rowe will compete as the 100% Me Team during the World Cup event on Saturday, November 1.

Great Britain has three teams at the event: Team GB, Sky+HD and 100% Me. You can find out who is riding what in our comprehensive online event guide.

Under 23 academyUnder 23 academyUnder-23 Academy team pursuiters (l-r): Andrew Fenn, Luke Rowe, Mark Christian and Erick Rowsell

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