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Old 11-11-03, 08:43 PM   #1
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How Do I Get Started Into Racing?

well, i've been riding trails for about a year now, and i'm really interested in racing. How do i start? does your bike need to pass certain regulations? how old do u have to be? who can i ask around my town to get started? etc...
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Old 11-11-03, 09:23 PM   #2
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Hmm... I'm assuming that the Candian scene is the same as the American scene. But basically just look around on the internet for some local clubs/riding groups and look for the nearest race. There are different classes from beginner to professional for all age groups. Just enter, pay your fees, and ride. There wasn't a bike inspection at my first race or anything, and I'm sure there's no age limits either. I'd pick a beginner race and ride on
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Old 12-01-03, 09:40 PM   #3
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Check out this web page. I found while surfing the UCI webpage.
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Old 01-19-04, 05:05 PM   #4
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there are no bike regulations, and xc racing, is really laid back so you wont have any trouble signing up and racing. have fun.
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