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    what exactly is a crit?

    i see it mentioned a lot, i'm wondering how the race works?
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    Crit is short for criterium, a mass start mulitple-lap road race on a short, closed course with lots of turns. They are great races for urban settings. Typically the race runs for a set time plus a number of laps. There are often intermediary sprints for bonuses called primes, (pronounced preems). Racers who are lapped, or fall too far behind, are pulled from the race. A racer who suffers a crash or a flat can rejoin the race one lap later during the first, timed, portion of the race.
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    Thanks RG
    No matter how fast I'm going, I'm in no hurry.
    there are no bicycles in the valley, the only bicycle you find in the valley is the bicycle you ride down there.
    Ride in the front, this space is available to anyone that wishes to take it-jjmolyet

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    pain for an hour
    wherever you go...there you are

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    great way to get injured.
    i may have overreacted

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    OR... a great way to pick up a few bucks (I'm a prime go-getter, of course )
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    Originally posted by Jason T. Martin
    pain for an hour
    You got that right!
    - You gotta be willing to lose if you wanna win -

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