Thomas Gaffney was up on the hill for us at the British Downhill National Championships in Llangollen this past weekend.

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The track at Llangollen was different to the one used at this year's national, but as you can see it was steep!
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Hot, dry and dusty was the order of the day.
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Steep, dark and tech. Never mind riding down it, spectators were having to use ropes to get around some of the upper parts of the course.
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A track full of variety, from tight woods to open countryside.
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Get loose...too right.
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Ruaridh Cunningham on his way to his first ever (in any category) National Championships title.
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By all accounts Peaty did not have a good day. Crashes and a purple hand. Fifth place.
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Adam Brayton was on it. Third place, but could it have been more?
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Tracy Moseley said that she felt the pressure, but with no Rachel Atherton it was really a walk in the park. How many national titles is that now?
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