Simon Yates recently returned from competing in the Six Days Of Ghent, track cycling event in Belgium. The 18-year old was paired with fellow teenager, 19-year old John Mould, from South Wales for the Madison based series, where after a week of varying results, the pair finally came 3rd overall.
Meanwhile Simon’s twin brother, Adam, was racing in the penultimate Premier Division Track League of 2010 at the Manchester Velodrome. Last week the Bury rider won 3rd in the 10-mile event, 5th in both The Devil Takes The Hindmost and the 50-lap points race, and 6th in the 40-lap scratch race.
John Yates was also back on the slopes of the Velodrome, for the Manchester Regional Track League. He posted 6th in both the Devil Takes The Hindmost and the 20-lap points race, 7th in 25-lap scratch race and 10th in the Unknown Distance.