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Old 08-10-09, 10:05 PM   #1
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Bike Jargon and Acronyms

Ok I've been lurking around these forums for a few weeks now researching road bikes so next summer when I've saved enough cash I can buy a bike. In doing so I've deciphered a bit of the jargon.

e.g.
FD = Front Derailleurs
RD = Rear Derailleurs
etc...

A lot of the terms are pretty much straight forward but for the life of me I can not figure out what "crit" means. Anyone want to fill me in ??
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Old 08-10-09, 11:22 PM   #2
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Just be glad you don't ride a recumbent because you'd have twice as many acronyms to learn.
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