Tom Pidcock: I made too many mistakes at Opening Weekend

KUURNE BELGIUM FEBRUARY 27 Thomas Pidcock of United Kingdom and Team INEOS Grenadiers competes during the 74th Kuurne Bruxelles Kuurne 2022 a 1951km race from Kuurne to Kuurne KuurneBxlKuurne on February 27 2022 in Kuurne Belgium Photo by Bas CzerwinskiGetty Images
Tom Pidcock at Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne (Image credit: Getty Images)

Tom Pidcock didn’t come to the Opening Weekend seeking perfection, but he was nevertheless left to rue a string of mistakes that perhaps prevented him achieving the sort of results that are already expected of him.

After admitting to a couple of errors after Saturday’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, the 22-year-old Ineos Grenadiers rider acknowledged another one at Sunday’s Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne.

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.