In episode 3 of The Atherton Project it’s preparation time for the first UK National of the year in Rheola, South Wales, and marks Rachel’s first proper race back on the bike – having her competing again raises the spirits of the whole team, but will this positive energy result in podium places?

Then it’s on to Monterey, California for the Sea Otter Classic, and it’s the first chance this year to check out just how good the competition are looking after a hard winter’s training.