'Proud, but frustrated' - Tom Pidcock rues misfortune during cyclocross World Cup return

Pidcock recovered from mechanical issues, a broken shoe and a crash to take second at Overijse World Cup race in Belgium

Tom Pidcock
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Tom Pidcock found himself frustrated at missing out on a win in his cyclocross world champion's jersey at the Overijse World Cup race in Belgium on Sunday. 

A win in the rainbow bands eluded Pidcock after a difficult afternoon which saw him suffer with a stack of issues including jammed gears, a heavy crash and a broken shoe. Even with the adversity he faced, Pidcock still managed to pull himself back into contention landing second place on a muddy afternoon in Belgium. 

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Tom joined Cycling Weekly in early 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

He has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the recent Glasgow World Championships. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world and interviewed some of the sport's top riders. 

When not writing news scoops from the WorldTour, or covering stories from elsewhere in the domestic professional scene, he reports on goings on at bike shops up and down the UK, where he is based when not out on the road at races. He has also appeared on the Radio Cycling podcast.