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That’s why they call it a criterium

A criterium, or crit, is a bike race held on a short course (usually less than 1 mile), often run on closed-off city center streets. Race length can be determined by a number of laps or total time, in which case … Continue reading

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The club scene in cycling or running isn’t for everyone

It all started out so perfectly.  Every Wednesday at 6:00 we’d ride 40 miles in a big sweeping loop through the little town of Kaneville. A weekly group ride with the same sane leader leading the group at an average … Continue reading

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