An action-packed month also featured at the Rás Tailteann – an eight-stage race around Ireland. The route comprised of 1,168km, with a climb-centric focus, as the peloton scaled 34 categorized ascents.
Stedman was the highest-placed finisher for the team in 25th after a brave dig for glory in the finale while taking third in the mountain classification. Rory Townsend and Louis Rose-Davies finished 39th and 41st overall, respectively. Matt Nowell, who abandoned following a third heavy fall, said in disappointment:
"My season was going well to the Ras."
Matt Nowell | Canyon Eisberg Rider
The Tour of the Reservoir brought 28-year-old Jack Pullar to finish in seventh place. This was the first round of the British Cycling Grand Prix Series. The second round at Bristol Grand Prix on Sunday brought Jack the result he has been looking with a strong second.
Looking Forward: Tour of Britain
Needless to say, the team have high hopes to be once again selected to start at Britains most prestigious stage race.