Pre-race preparation proves useful as double junior world road race champion comes third in bunch kick in Bedford.
New race leader used memory of elder sibling Daniele's Grand Tour stage victory to push her to breakaway success in Bedford.
Swedish Orica-AIS rider now has a "good memory" of racing in England.
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The British circuit race champion finished third on stage one of the race behind Emma Johansson and Marianne Vos.
Reigning British road race champion believes her Boels-Dolmans team, and not home advantage, will help her chances of success in inaugural edition of the race.
British Olympic champion Joanna Rowsell pulled out of event on Sunday, with prolific winner Giorgia Bronzini also suffering going into the race.
CW looks forward to the inaugural Friends Life Women’s Tour, May 7 to 11
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