Clarke comes good at Constant
CYCLING HAS WITNESSED the return of the king.
Whether lucky or good, Simon Clarke will accept victory any way it comes now, having taken advantage of two separate breaks of fortune before ending a ten-month drought via yesterday’s dramatic win in a 14-lap circuit race on the Constant course.
It was Clarke’s longest spell between road race wins since he copped the first of two national titles in 2008 – a run which included five wins in his first six starts last season.
But it all went south in the second half of 2011 following a wrist injury and a falling out with the governing Barbados Cycling Union that led to him sitting out the final eight races.
“It’s good to be back,” said Clarke, who had just one top three finish in three previous starts this year.
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