Tom Pidcock ends time as U23 with mountain bike world title

The Brit says he 'doesn't need to look back now' after taking another rainbow jersey

Tom Pidcock (David Stockman/BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images)

(Image credit: BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images)

Tom Pidcock now moves onto elite men's races after taking the under-23 mountain bike world championships title, saying there's no looking back as he prepares to move up to the WorldTour with Ineos next season.

The Brit took a second rainbow jersey in a week with victory in the U23 mountain bike race at the 2020 World Championships in Leogang, Austria, just days after winning the E-mountain bike world title.

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