Lucy Garner to start her 2014 season at Het Nieuwsblad

The 19-year-old Briton tells CW that she is "ready to go racing" again after five months away from competition.

Lucy Garner, British circuit race championships 2013

Lucy Garner will start her 2014 season at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday, 12 months on from making her professional debut in a memorable edition of the race.

The 19-year-old Giant-Shimano rider narrowly missed the time cut in last year’s edition, which was held in freezing conditions, and saw only 12 riders finish within a minute of race winner Tiffany Cromwell (Orica-AIS)

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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.