Team Chain Reaction Cycles PayPal probably entered the 2016 Lourdes world cup with high hopes. Last year Mike Jones had his breakthrough ride here to claim third place and a resurgent Sam Hill looked to be on the pace in the off season.
Unfortunately it didn’t quite work out for the team with Jones only just sneaking inside the top 20 in 18th, Hill squandering down in 29th and Joe Smith in 38th.
This episode of their On The Hunt web series focusses on team manager and all round good guy Nigel Page. Hopefully the next episode can focus on more positive results in Cairns in a fortnight’s time.