October 16, 2010

Fixed Gear Sprint Racing

Filed under: UncategorizedThe Editor @ 10:11 pm

There is a type of bicycle racing that they call a “sprint” match. A few competitors use fixed-gear bikes to race about 1,000 to 3,000 feet. Riding in your opponents slip-stream allows you to expend less effort, keeping you fresher for the end, so you can dash by him to the finish. At this short of a distance, you wouldn’t think it would matter much, but look how determined they can be.

More info on Wikipedia.

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