Five tips on how to win a crit solo

JLT-Condor's Graham Briggs tells us how he led Wednesday night's Elite Circuit Series round in Chepstow from start to finish

It’s the classiest way of winning a bike race, and likely something everybody has dreamed of doing at least once : riding solo for the duration, and crossing the line with enough of a gap to celebrate properly.

That’s exactly what happened to JLT-Condor’s Graham Briggs in Wednesday night’s round of the Elite Circuit Series in Chepstow.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.