Tom Pidcock moves up the grid for Nove Mesto World Cup XCO

Tom Pidcock
(Image credit: Michal Červený)

Tom Pidcock, racing in his first elite UCI MTB World Cup last weekend in Albstadt, had the distinct disadvantage of starting on the back row. But the Ineos Grenadiers rider blasted through the bunch and claimed fifth place - two spots ahead of cyclo-cross rival Mathieu van der Poel. 

On Sunday's second round of the World Cup in Nové Město, Pidcock will start on the front row of the grid and hopes he can parlay that into a better finish.

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