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  Early History of the Racing Bicycle
The Foundations of Bicycle Racing and the Golden Age of the
In Europe, track racing was popular, but it was road racing that captured the imagination of the people.
Frames of prewar racing bicycles were made of lightweight butted tubing using lugged construction.
www.theracingbicycle.com /Early_History.html   (429 words)

  
  Racing bicycle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A racing bicycle is a bicycle designed for road cycling according to the rules of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).
Bicycles for racing on velodromes are track bicycles; bicycles for racing offroad are mountain bicycles, cyclo-cross bicycles or cycle speedway bicycles; bicycles that race according to the rules of the International Human Powered Vehicle Association include recumbent bicycles which are the fastest bicycles in the world.
Race bike components (excluding frame, fork, wheelset, bars, stem, pedals, saddle and seatpost) are collectively referred to as the groupset.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Racing_bicycle   (1523 words)

  
 Bicycle racing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first bicycle race was a 2km race held on 1868-05-31 at the Pare de St. Cloud, Paris.
Races range from the multi-day stage races such as the well known Tour de France to short criteriums, in which multiple laps of a short circuit are performed.
Mountain bike racing is relatively new to the bicycle racing scene.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bicycle_racing   (539 words)

  
 Sheldon Brown's Bicycle Glossary Ta--To
Most bicycle crank sets are of the three-piece type, the three pieces being the left crank, the axle, and the right crank with chainwheel(s).
Bicycles made for time-trial use are designed to be as aerodynamic as possible, even at the expense of degrading handling characteristics and rider comfort.
A light-touring bicycle may be a modified road-racing bicycle, or a bicycle made for the purpose.
www.sheldonbrown.com /gloss_ta-o.html   (3410 words)

  
 NCDOT Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation
Bicycle racing on the highways is prohibited except as authorized in this section.
Bicycle racing on a highway shall not be unlawful when a racing event has been approved by State or local authorities on any highway under their respective jurisdictions.
Approval of bicycle highway racing events shall be granted only under conditions which assure reasonable safety for all race participants, spectators and other highway users, and which prevent unreasonable interference with traffic flow which would seriously inconvenience other highway users.
www.ncdot.org /transit/bicycle/laws/laws_racing.html   (480 words)

  
 The Racing Bicycle
bicycles, but as a general guideline, this website will consider those bicycles built prior to 1940 to be
encompassing term to describe any bicycle built prior to 1990.
types of bicycles used in racing, such as bmx and mountain bikes, are beyond the scope of this website.
www.theracingbicycle.com   (168 words)

  
 Racing bicycle in TutorGig Encyclopedia
The two most important things about a racing bicycle are its weight and the aerodynamic efficiency of the rider's position.
To reduce both air resistance and friction on the road, tires or tyres are lightweight, narrow, and have a thin, smooth tread.
In the mid 1990s Mavic, known for their wheelsets, introduced an electronic shifting system which was pioneered in the Tour de France by American Greg LeMond and later on by Brit Chris Boardman, who liked that the system allows him to shift from his aerobars and his brake levers.
www.tutorgig.com /ed/Racing_bicycle   (1496 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Racing bicycle Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A racing bicycle is a bicycle designed for racing on roads according to the rules of the Union Cycliste Internationale.
A racing bicycle is a bicycle designed for racing on roads according to the rules of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).
The two most important things about a racing bicycle are its weight and low aerodynamic drag (at least as far as that can be achieved within the rules of the UCI).
www.ipedia.com /racing_bicycle.html   (297 words)

  
 Introduction to Bicycle Racing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Joining a local race club, such as Capital Bike Racing Club (CBRC) in Albany or Racers of the Adirondack Region (ROAR) in Lake Placid is an excellent idea.
Greg Lemond’s Complete Book of Bicycling (Berkley Publishing Group) is excellent reading, and while some of the equipment information is a bit dated, the basic tenets of bicycle racing and training remain the same.
In addition, a list of upcoming bicycle races can be found in the Calendar of Events.
www.adksportsfitness.com /back_issues/mar2001/articles/bicycle_racing.html   (907 words)

  
 bicycle racing - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
BICYCLE RACING [bicycle racing] or cycling, an internationally popular sport conducted on closed courses or the open road.
The Olympics include road races, but the best-known road events are grueling multiday races, especially the Tour de France (begun in 1903), which covers some 2,500 mi (4,000 km) in more than twenty daily stages.
For 65 years, anybody who has followed Minnesota bicycle racing is likely to have heard of Woods.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/b/bicycler.asp   (436 words)

  
 racing bicycle
In this highly original history of the world's most famous bicycle race, Christopher S. Thompson, mining previously neglected sources and writing with infectious enthusiasm for his subject, tells the compelling story of the Tour de France from its creation in 1903 to the present.
Getting on a bicycle for a peddle around the block could have been dangerous in his condition, let alone trying to keep up with a group of racer-fit riders for forty-five miles at....
An insider's perspective on the world of professional bicycle racing reveals that the required tactics and skills create a culture in which pain is the ultimate currency and endurance is the most powerful force.
www.cars-and-bicycles.com /html/racing_bicycle.html   (837 words)

  
 America on the Move | Rudge racing ordinary bicycle
This racing model, undoubtedly sold by their U.S. agents, Stoddard, Lovering & Co., of Boston, Massachusetts, was originally owned by Godfrey A. Wieners who used it in racing events held by the Manhattan Athletic Club.
This racing bicycle's backbone and front fork are of seamless steel tubing, the latter being oval in cross section.
The saddle now on the bicycle appears to be the Townsend patent suspension saddle shown in the catalog, yet the springs are not identical.
americanhistory.si.edu /onthemove/collection/object_289.html   (348 words)

  
 Bicycle Racing
Bicycles racing is a lot of fun, whether you are participant or a spectator.
These are races to determine the 2006 US Pro champions in road racing and time trialing.
I just noticed that several months ago, Bicycle Racing was listed, along with two other cycling lenses, as lens of the day.
www.squidoo.com /bicycleracing   (662 words)

  
 Racing Bicycle Design Methods   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A man was injured and taken to the hospital after his bicycle was hit by a Louisville Metro Police car at the intersection of U.S. 22 and Chamberlain Lane.
towards the discussion of bicycle racing Bicycle racing is one of the...
Although the bicycle started as a simple form of transport its use is now incredibly diverse.
www.1st-at-bikes.com /bikes-information-58/racing-bicycle-design-methods.html   (749 words)

  
 G.B.S.C. Bicycle Racing Team
We are one of the oldest bicycle racing clubs on the East Coast.
Founded in 1927 as the German Bicycle Sports Club our membership is now comprised of riders from many ethnic and racial backgrounds.
The G.B.S.C. Bicycle Racing Team has a staff of many experienced riders to help novices in the sport.
www.bicyclelongisland.org /gbsc   (242 words)

  
 Bicycle Racing
Racing remains the best laboratory for testing technological innovations in extreme conditions.
Michelin began racing in 1891 with Charles Terront’s victory in one of cycling’s greatest races: the 1200km Paris-Brest-Paris.
Michelin is the only tyre manufacturer that regards bicycle racing on the same level as MotoGP or Formula 1.
two-wheels.michelin.com /2w/front/affich.jsp?codeRubrique=31082004171830&lang=EN   (212 words)

  
 Louisville Bicycle Club - Racing
The multi-race Spring Classic Series (SCS) is promoted by the Louisville Bicycle Club Racing Team and Rapid Transit Cycling Team.
Road races will be "open" which means that no public thoroughfares will be closed during the races.
If the race regulations do not specify a different scale of points, the following shall apply to the 1st to 15th places respectively in all except time trial stages: 25, 20, 16, 14, 12, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 point.
www.louisvillebicycleclub.org /racing/scs2004.htm   (293 words)

  
 AspireMart: Honda Racing Bicycles - Warranty Information
Honda Racing ® Bicycles Worldwide (hereinafter called Honda Racing ®.) Warrants theHonda Racing ® Bicycle to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period from the date of purchase of:
If the dealer from whom you purchased the this bicycle determines upon examination that either a repair or replacement is justified and such determination is verified by Honda Racing ®, repair or replacement will be made in accordance with the Warranty.
If you fail to pay the charges or leave the bicycle at the dealer for more than 60 days, the dealer may at his discretion, dispose of the bicycle as he sees fit without liability to you.
www.hondabicycles.com /warranty.asp   (635 words)

  
 bicycle racing
bicycle racing or cycling,an internationally popular sport conducted on closed courses or the open road.
racing - racing: see horse racing; automobile racing; track and field athletics; dog racing; for boat...
Smooth ride: years of tinkering in his garage led Brent Foes to develop a high-end racing bicycle now coveted by competitive riders......
www.infoplease.com /ce6/sports/A0807481.html   (372 words)

  
 Bicycle racing, texas bicycle racing association, honda racing bicycle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Bicycle racingRacerMate, texas bicycle racing association, honda racing bicycle..
The purpose of COBRAS is to promote bicycle racing for individuals over 50 years bicycle racing.
The main specialties in a road bicycle racing are:.
www.ourcroquet.com /bicycle-racing.html   (316 words)

  
 Ergobike: Competition Bicycle Size/ Proportions Analysis
The focus of this program is upon competitive models for general road racing.
Place the ruler horizontally between your legs (hold level) and "firmly" (with the pressure you feel when sitting on a bicycle seat) in your crotch.
Hook the end of a tape measure to the upper edge of the ruler and extend it down between your ankles to the floor.
www.bsn.com /Cycling/ergobike.html   (905 words)

  
 Open Directory - Sports: Cycling: Racing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Peace Race and Course de la Paix 1948 to present archive - Josef Mach's profile of the Peace Race - "the Forgotten 4th Grand Tour" of European cycling.
Racing in Virginia - Virginia racing schedule for clubs in USCF District 42.
Velonews Interactive's Index of Road Race Coverage - Includes an index of their news coverage of men's and women's road races for the current year and an index of archives dating back to 1997.
dmoz.org /Sports/Cycling/Racing   (1144 words)

  
 Bicycle Racing Terms Sprint
101 A velodrome is a bicycle- racing track where the "fastest...
This bicycle racing terms sprint Web site provides a ton of useful information.
A glossary of bicycle terms with extensive internal cross referencing.
www.bikerallyonline.com /bicycleracingtermssprint.html   (176 words)

  
 Bicycle racing, texas bicycle racing, professional bicycle racing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Bicycle racing Suisun Harbor Bicycle Races, texas bicycle racing, professional bicycle racing..
It was an exciting day of bike racing in the City today bicycle racing.
New Jersey Bicycle Racing Calendar provides a forum for posting flyers about bicycle races, links to map venues, and the results.
www.flatwareproducts.com /bicycle-racing.html   (312 words)

  
 Bicycle Clubs
Sponsors of the Wheels on Willy bike race and the winter bike swap.
We are a grassroots competitive cycling club partaking in all forms of bike racing.
The club is open to cyclists of all ages and abilities, from beginning riders to experienced racers.
www.bombaybicycle.org /clubs.htm   (194 words)

  
 Re: Switching to a new bike for long rides
I can't speak for your region, but in Vancouver bike racing is waxing.
But nobody is allowed to race on anything like a 12-pound bicycle.
race bike less well suited to the demands of the event.
www.cyclingforums.com /archive/index.php/t-225614.html   (5280 words)

  
 UMass Bicycle Racing Club Homepage
The UMBRC is a student organized group dedicated to recreational and competitive bicycling.
We strive to serve the campus community by creating and sustaining a club of friends and teammates who share a passion for bicycling.
This page will let you know what is up with the club, with up to date race results, rider bios and results.
www.umbrc.com   (104 words)

  
 Bicycle racing, european bicycle racing, bicycle racing categories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In applying my observations of bicycle racing, it seems it may be more.
Bicycle Track Racing in the United States: Books by Sandra W bicycle racing.
The New South Wales Government recognises the importance of maintaining bicycle racing as a strong and growing sport in the State's.
www.designerdecals.com /bicycle-racing.html   (238 words)

  
 Team Evergreen Bicycle Club Racing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Racing will include endurance events such as Leadville 100, 24 hour races, ACA and NORBA sanctioned racing, criteriums and any other bicycle racing activity where our members find interest.
This is the first time TE has gotten involved with bicycle racing.
Racing is a great way to bump up both your technical skills and your level of fitness.
www.teamevergreen.org /race   (525 words)

  
 The Bicycle Store
The Oklahoma Bicycle Racing Union is the Bicycle Store's USCF racing club.
The lot of us are a bunch of scrubs that used to race a lot but then got old and fat.
The Oklahoma City Velo Club is another local club that is comprised of racers and cycling enthusiasts.
www.thebicyclestore.com /obru.html   (87 words)

  
 American Bicycle Racing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Get your race flyer posted on the ABR Website
List your race on the ABR Flyers schedule
Remember to Renew Your American Bicycle Racing License
www.ambikerace.com   (37 words)

  
 SpokePost.com :: Bicycle Racing News, Cyclocross News, Cyclocross Racing, Bicycle Racing Calendar, Cycling News, ...
The Schoharie Valley Cycling Club is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2007 edition of the 'Doc' Reilly Memorial Road Race.
Waterford Oaks, Mich. USA Cycling awarded its first-ever national championships in the discipline of BMX racing on Saturday as Olympic hopefuls Donny Robinson (Napa, Calif.) and Krystal Hime (San Antonio, Texas) captured elite titles in a.
Oceanside, CA - June 12, 2007 - The action may be spread over hundreds of miles, but spectators all over the world can now watch the Race Across America, the world's toughest endurance race, unfold as it transpires, from the comfort of thei.
spokepost.com   (397 words)

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