Dowsett reacts to National 25 exclusion

Alex Dowsett, British Time Trial Championships 2009

Alex Dowsett is the man in the middle of the National 25 drama. The Trek-Livestrong pro was given a wild card entry into the championship by Cycling Time Trials (CTT) on Tuesday, only to have it rescinded 48 hours later.

Speaking of the unexpected U-turn, he said: "To have it taken away... I'm pretty disappointed. It gets you up, then suddenly comes crashing back down again."

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