Tom Southam Diary
Hold on a second, we have an injury.
troops. I was to be honest up against the ropes, two of my teammates had crashed out and another stopped, so it was down to me to salvage some honor for the pope?s first XV. The circuit though was just slightly too tight for my particular center of gravity and I pushed the old balance envelope a little too far once again, coming down with a bang and a clatter in front of a healthy sized crowd. All of whom remained remarkably indifferent to my plight, not like the Italians, who fight to be first over to pick you up and be more involved in the bike race. I think to be fair one helpful soul pointed out the bunch were coming round again rather fast and I should continue my cursing of Finland where I would be less of an obstruction to the rest of the race.
So now I'm back on English soil having returned to
In honor of what could be summer, if say the temperature round here raises by 10 degrees or so and it stops bleedin' raining on me after four and a half of my six hour rides, here is a few summer tunes for the playlist...
Rudy a message to you - The Specials:
Rock Steady - No doubt
Rudie can't fail - The Clash
Babyface - u2
Crazy about you - Whiskeytown
Long time coming - The Delays
But I feel good - Groove Armada
Note from Roadcycling.com: Congratulations to Tom for his second position at the recent British National Road Race championship. Well done Tom from everybody at Roadcycling.com.