Solid start for Eye ace Lampier in Kirkcaldy
CYCLING: Eye professional Steve Lampier admitted last night’s opening race of the Halfords Tour Series was ‘a baptism of fire’.
Lampier (right), who won the sprints title in last year’s event, rode solidly for 23rd position in last night’s opener at Kirkcaldy in Fire.
He said: “It was a really hard race but I finished in the top 25 so it’s onwards and upwards now.”
Lampier, who helped his IG Sigma team to seventh place in a race won by Scottthwaites, now travels to Durham for tomorrow’s second leg of thetour, which comes to Peterborough on May 29.