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  Cycling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cycling is a recreation, a sport, and a means of transport across land.
Cycling for transport and touring is promoted on a European level by the European Cyclists' Federation, and regular conferences are held under the auspices of Velo City, whereas global conferences are coordinated by Velo Mondial
Most road bikes include clipless pedals in which special shoes attach to special pedals, which allows for the transfer of power to the bike throughout the entire pedaling motion.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cycling   (520 words)

 Road cycling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Road cycling is the most widespread and popular form of bicycle riding.
It is done on paved surfaces using a road bicycle.
When driving on the road, the rules of the road have to be followed, and the bicycle is required to be legal, unless one wants to be fined.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Road_cycling   (102 words)

 Road cycling : Bicycling/Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Road cycling is cycling on roads, as opposed to rough terrain.
Road cycling actually encompasses a variety of different activities, each engaged in for a different purpose and using different equipment.
Road bikes today are constructed from a variety of materials, ranging from the traditional steel alloy to aluminum, titanium, magnesium and carbon-fiber composites, to combinations of the materials.
www.eurofreehost.com /bi/Bicycling___Road.html   (301 words)

 Cycling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Road Cycling is considered by many people as the top cycling discipline, as it takes place on public highways, with courses that contain uphills and downhills as well as straight stretches and technically difficult turns.
The 2004 Road Race was held in the historical centre of Athens, and the individual time trials at the Vouliagmeni Olympic Centre.
Track cycling will be held from 20 to 25 August in the Olympic Velodrome at the Athens Olympic Sports Complex (OAKA), while Mountain bike events will be held on 27 and 28 August in Parnitha Olympic Mountain Bike Venue, in Mount Parnitha, in the Municipalty of Acharnai.
www.athens2004.com /athens2004/page/legacy?lang=en&cid=31ca470429149f00VgnVCMServer28130b0aRCRD   (310 words)

 Road cycling -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Road cycling is the most widespread and popular form of (A wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals) bicycle riding.
It is the main use of (Click link for more info and facts about utility cycling) utility cycling: many (Someone who travels regularly from home in a suburb to work in a city) commuters and (An educational institution) schoolchildren use bicycles in this way.
When driving on the road, the (Click link for more info and facts about rules of the road) rules of the road have to be followed, and the bicycle is required to be legal, unless one wants to be (Money extracted as a penalty) fined.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ro/road_cycling.htm   (208 words)

 Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board - Wirth Park Off-Road Cycling Pilot Project
Initiated to determine whether a sustainable, safe, and low-maintenance off-road cycling trail can be established in Wirth Park in a manner that protects natural resources, challenges off-road cyclists, and is compatible with other park uses, this trail was approved as a pilot project by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board in April 2004.
Cycling trails are open to pedestrians as well as cyclists.
MOCA is confident that the designated off-road cycling trail in Wirth Park will result in an improvement of the existing trails, actually reducing the impact on the environment and other users.
www.minneapolisparks.org /default.asp?PageID=858   (1369 words)

 University of Wisconsin Cycling Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cycling is a club sport at the University of Wisconsin - Madison; we compete in the Midwest Collegiate Cycling Conference (MWCCC).
However, UW Cycling is more than just racing - for anyone with a love of bicycles, the Club is a great way to meet people who share your interest.
Once there, we will be spending our time riding the roads up and down the mountain sides, or if you prefer, mountain bike on some of the nicest trails around, not to mention taking in all the breath-taking views and of course, team bonding.
www.uwcycling.com   (2815 words)

 :: The Hard Road ::
T he Hard Road is the gritty inside story of one of these teams.
Out of the gate it communicates not only how and what professional cycling is but imparts the essence of the passion, not only for the sport, but of the riders and fans as well.
Cycling is one of the most participated forms of recreation in the world but few understand road bicycle racing and all of its intricacies.
www.thehardroad.com   (3040 words)

 Cal Cycling - The Cycling Team for the University of California, Berkeley
At Road Nationals, hosted by University of Kansas, Cal fought hard for every point, but in the end came up a little short against a renewed CU-Boulder team to take 2nd in the Team Omnium.
Cal Cycling is the bicycle racing team of U.C. Berkeley.
Road events include road race, individual and team time trial, and criterium.
www.calcycling.org   (685 words)

 Road Cycling New Zealand
Encompassing the North and South Islands be prepared to experience "sensory overload" as you encounter this scenic, cultural and adventure wonderland.
This road cycling tour of New Zealand embraces the diversity of coastal roads, sweeping beaches, rugged mountain ranges and active geysers, hot spring and boiling mud pools.
Learn more about the custom road cycling tours offered by Pacific Cycle Tours and the packages, services and facilities we offer.
www.bike-nz.com /entry/road-cycling-new-zealand   (195 words)

 US Midwest Road Cycling Trips | United States | iExplore
A Western ride in the heart of the Prairie: Steep limestone cliffs, waterfalls, and scrubby juniper line the curvy yet generously wide-shouldered road.
Cycling ground zero is the hilly, 270,000-acre Shawnee, at the heart of which lies this 10-mile, buttery smooth route along the bluff-lined shore of Cedar Lake.
The 45-mile stretch from St. Charles to Treloar passes quaint wineries, crusty German settlements, limestone bluffs, and dense groves of sumac and sugar maples.
www.iexplore.com /usmap/Midwest/mw_bike/Bicycle+Touring   (273 words)

 Road Cycling Tours and Biking Trips to California's Napa Valley, Sonoma and Wine Country - Escape Adventures Vacations
Our road cycling trip experiences this romantic landscape--quilted with a colorful patchwork of old growth redwoods, fruitful vineyards, historic towns, and beautiful gardens.
We sample the distinctive flavors of the county's diverse regions at charming multi-generational family vineyards and farms, and unwind at intimate bed-n-breakfasts and old world-style hotels and spas.
Your road cycling vacation can be relaxing and rejuvenating or fast-paced, athletic and exciting, depending on your desires; and it will always be memorable.
www.escapeadventures.com /tours/road_cycling_tours/ca_napa_valley_sonoma.htm   (263 words)

 Charlotte Sports Cycling Homepage
Charlotte Sports Cycling (CSC) is a premier southeast based sports marketing and event management organization that focuses on promoting the positive health and environmental benefits of cycling channeled through diverse community activities.
Our strong community involvement is highlighted through the leadership of our competitive road and mountain bike team and includes event promotions such as charitable rides for people of abilities, educational and safety clinics for children, and elite racing events.
This innovative approach to marketing the sport of cycling allows CSC to attract participants and fans of all ages and abilities while providing substantial platform to market our sponsors brands and products.
www.charlottesportscycling.com   (103 words)

 Cycling Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A meeting of the board was held in Dundrod on the occasion of the National Road Racing Championships.
Cycling Ireland, the governing body for cycling in Ireland, announced the appointment of Tamara O’Driscoll to the positi...
The 8th National Forum was recently held at Universidy of Limerick with Cycling Ireland represented by myself and John B...
www.cyclingireland.ie   (294 words)

In the 1880s, cycling took another leap forward with the development of the chain-and-gearing system.
That inaugural Olympic road race was held on the marathon course, with riders completing two laps covering a total of 87 kilometres.
Almost a century passed before women got their chance to race in 1984, and, 12 years later, at the 1996 Atlanta Games, time trials were introduced.
www.olympic.org /uk/sports/programme/disciplines_uk.asp?DiscCode=CR   (238 words)

 Road Cycling the Blue Ridge High Country
Road Cycling the Blue Ridge High Country now makes this information available for everyone.
With each tour, you’ll find a short synopsis of the ride, an in-depth description of what you’ll encounter, detailed directions, information about road characteristics and cautions, elevation details accompanied by an elevation chart, a map of the route, a list of food and services along the route, and other options for outdoor activities nearby.
He is the webmaster and promotions coordinator for the Brushy Mountain Cyclists Club and writes a regular column on cycling for the Wilkes County Journal-Patriot newspaper.
www.blairpub.com /outdoortitles/roadcyclingtheblueridge.htm   (428 words)

 Cycling Vacations - Western Spirit Bike Trips   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cycling Vacations: Western Spirit Cycling is a mountain and road bike tour company and our heart is in taking you to the outdoors.
If you are an experienced bike rider, we can take you on the finest mountain singletrack or up some of the highest road passes in the country.
Undiscovered California - This impressive California road cycling journey rivals the Rockies, the Alps and maybe even the Pyrennees.
www.westernspirit.com   (141 words)

 scotland road cycling road cycling - Welcome to Scotland
Welcome to Scotland is not only for visitors and holidaymakers but also Scottish natives who may not have seen as much of the country as they would like, providing a wealth of information on exciting things to see and do for all the family.
The directory provides details on how to make the most of road cycling including directions to your intended destination and contact information to help you plan your Scottish holiday.
So if you want to enjoy road cycling in Scotland use our searchable directory to locate great quality road cycling information to help plan your stay.
www.welcome-scotland.com /activity-scotland/scotland-road-cycling.html   (198 words)

 Road cycling in boston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cycling Forums > General > The Bike Café > rec.bicycles.misc > rec.bicycles.misc archive
view of the "bicycle friendliness" of the roads in an area.
Hingham, Cohasset, and Scituate are excellent towns for cycling.
www.cyclingforums.com /t23587.html   (363 words)

 HoustonChronicle.com - Cycling Notebook: New program gets beginners on the road to cycling
Cycling clubs, bike shops and various Internet training programs do an admirable job of teaching beginners the basics of cycling, but Feins figured he could package his 20 years of riding and racing experience into a comprehensive cycling 101.
The initial on-the-road instruction is at the park as well, but as participants get more comfortable in the saddle, Feins moves the group to areas outside of Houston to expose riders to traffic, varying terrain and pack riding.
Feins, who got into cycling as a way to maintain his fitness for hockey, plans to offer five to six six-week sessions a year and might expand the program with an offering for advanced cyclists, if there's sufficient interest.
www.chron.com /cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/sports/3404663   (687 words)

 Roadcycling.com - Cycling info as it should be - cycling news, bicycle reviews, cycling info, road cycling
Ian comments on the happenings in the world of cycling.
Roadcycling.com is proud to offer cycling information as it should be to cycling fans worldwide.
Roadcycling.com features cycling news, race results, rider interviews, product reviews, race schedules, rankings, training articles, and even more.
www.roadcycling.com   (175 words)

 Press Box - CYCLING: Armstrong Heads Olympic Road Cycling Roster - 7/6/2004
Colorado Springs, Colo. (July 6, 2004)--USA Cycling announced today the team that will represent the United States in the discipline of road cycling at this summer’s Olympic Games in Athens.
After securing the maximum start positions in both men’s and women’s road cycling, USA Cycling will be sending a mix of accomplished veterans and talented newcomers to Athens.
With the earlier announcement of the athletes that will represent the United States in Athens on the velodrome in the discipline of track cycling, today’s naming of the road squad means that only the three nominations for the mountain bike team remain.
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 Collegiate Road Cycling National Championships Coming to Lawrence | visitlawrence.com
USA Cycling has selected KU Cycling Club and the Lawrence Sports Corporation to host the 2005, 2006 and 2007 Collegiate Road Cycling National Championships.
The competition will consist of a road race, criterium and team trial, each offering a challenge to riders of all levels.
In addition to the Collegiate Division, which is expected to draw 350-375 riders from universities and colleges from across the country, a Junior Division will be offered in 2005 for riders 18 years and younger.
www.visitlawrence.com /media/news/43   (282 words)

 OhioCycling.com :: Ohio Road Cycling Mountain Biking
The news broke Friday when race organizers, the Societe du Tour de France, announced in a press conference in Paris that Domina Vacanze was among seven so-called "wild card" teams selected to join 14 pre-selected teams to race in the 2004 Tour.
On two morning shows last week, the disc jockeys encouraged listeners to call in with stories of how they had harassed cyclists, whom they felt should not be on the road.
The ride was on the back country roads of Franklin and Madison counties out of the west side of Columbus offering various levels of difficulty and distance to all of the 304 riders that showed up for this great event.
www.ohiocycling.com   (990 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Bicycling Magazine's Complete Book of Road Cycling Skills : Your Guide to Riding Faster, Stronger, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There are sections on how to equip your bike, how to follow the rules of the road, and tips and tricks bikers need to know to coexist safely in traffic.
The subject of road cycling, however, is treated in such a superficial and scattershot manner that the book will probably be of little long term benefit.
However, except for a brief topic of converting a mountain bike for the road, there is no mention of hybrids in the book.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0875964869?v=glance   (2021 words)

 Saskatchewan Cycling Web Page
Club members are cycling enthusiasts, they will be happy to have you "try out" their club and experience the joy of cycling with others.
Our club is for recreational cyclists on road bikes who are interested in fun and fitness.
While the club is still firmly committed to road racing, we have evolved to support both Cyclo-crossers and Mountain bike racers.
www.saskcycling.ca /clubs.html   (1651 words)

 Phoenix Cycling Club
Phoenix was formed in 1951 by a group of cycling enthusiasts from north Belfast.
While club members who are members of Cycling Ireland are covered by our umbrella organisation while on club runs, you might like to consider insurance for those times when you're out on your own, or not involved in any organised events.
Members may participate in all club events, as well as all other events organised by our two governing bodies, Cycling Ulster and Cycling Ireland.
www.phoenixcc.net   (516 words)

 Oakville Cycling Club - Road Racing, MTB, Recreational Rides 2005
If you enjoy the road or the off-road, you will find something on the schedule to suit your needs.
When you are looking for a club that offers a good selection of riding routes and a mixture of competitive and recreational atmosphere.
Click on Join Information on the navigation to find some of the answers to your questions and to download the membership forms when you are ready to hit the road.
www.oakvillecc.com   (174 words)

 Asphalt Magazine
Printed on heavy-bond, glossy paper and perfect bound, Asphalt is the road magazine you have been waiting for.
Most riders are inspired by a true love of cycling, a love of traveling, and of exploring one's strengths and stamina.
Cycling across France and back non-stop provides a wonderful satisfaction, and you truly can say that you have seen the country.
www.asphaltmag.com   (326 words)

 Open Directory - Shopping: Sports: Cycling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Great Lakes Cycling - Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, this shop carries range of bicycles and accessories for road and off road riding.
Terry Precision Cycling - Complete selection of bicycles, clothing, handlebars, stems, and saddles for the female cyclist.
Velosophy - Retailer of road, mountain, and comfort bicycles along with along with parts, tools and accessories.
dmoz.org /Shopping/Sports/Cycling   (1675 words)

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