'You feel like a numpty every time you do your first race of the year,' Pidcock pleased with first cyclocross race back

The Brit finished seventh, close to the podium spots but a long way off winner Wout van Aert who romped to victory

Tom Pidcock
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Tom Pidcock is satisfied with seventh place in his opening cyclocross race of the season at the Telenet Superprestige Boom.

The Brit finished within half a minute of the podium places but two minutes behind the Belgian Wout van Aert who romped home to victory, crossing the line 1-40 ahead of runner-up Toon Aerts who sealed second place.

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Hi. I'm Cycling Weekly's Weekend Editor. I like writing offbeat features and eating too much bread when working out on the road at bike races.

Before joining Cycling Weekly I worked at The Tab and I've also written for Vice, Time Out, and worked freelance for The Telegraph (I know, but I needed the money at the time so let me live).

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