We've packed the essentials needed for a 12 hour road trip in the company of raconteur Mike Rose, basically as much booze as we can cram in, i'm not saying his stories about his school days in rural Shropshire are boring, but we do need a little something to numb the pain of a 12 hour ear bashing.

Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

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