James Shaw's winning streak

18-year-old James Shaw became first British rider to win both junior editions of Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne and Het Nieuwsblad

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

In James Shaw (Haribo Beacon), it looks like the future of British Cycling is in good shape, assuming the 18 year old can maintain his astonishing rate of progress.

So far this season Shaw, from Heanor on the Derby-Nottingham border, has won the junior Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne and, most recently, Het Nieuwsblad, the first British rider to win both. In between he’s also won every round of the Junior road race series – that’s three series wins and counting. He’s also been mixing it in the Tour Series televised city-centre crits and holding his own.

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