MATT Clinton endured a weekend of mixed emotions riding for Mike Vaughan Cycles.
The Balsall Common rider picked up a podium finish on Saturday but was forced to retire the following day when a puncture effectively ended his race.
Riding at Shrewsbury on Saturday,
Clinton broke away from a 10-strong field to take third place. However when he hit one of the large potholes littering the course at High Wycombe on Sunday, his weekend was ended.