Steele Von Hoff wins CiCLE Classic without realising it

NFTO's Steele Von Hoff thinks he is sprinting for fifth place behind break in Sunday's CiCLE Classic, without realising he'd won. Photos by Andy Jones

Steele Von Hoff wins CiCLE Classic 2015

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Steele Von Hoff (NFTO Pro Cycling) raced to victory in the Rutland-Melton International CiCLE Classic on Sunday – but as he crossed the line he thought he had been sprinting for fifth place.

The Australian had battled back from last place after his chainring had exploded, and was happy to have made it back and be sprinting just for the minor placings – but he took the win.

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