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Old 05-20-12, 04:00 PM   #1
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spectating on a stage race

Is it really that fun or enjoyable to see a race as a spectator when the riders only come by once ?

I have never been to a stage race but I have seem many criteriums and cross races which I find enjoyable as a spectator.

I couldnt imagine though sitting and waiting for 8 hours to see the pelton fly by once and I get a 5 second look at the racers.
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Old 05-20-12, 05:49 PM   #2
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Depends on where you are. Certain places in a race are more exciting than others, like fast turns. Climbs are also great because the riders are going slower and you can see their suffering.
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