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Old 11-13-11, 10:57 PM   #1
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Stick!!

Tonight I rode around a velodrome for the first time. It was so much fun and can't wait to be certified so I can ride whenever. If anyone reads this that is thinking about trying it out in a class or whatever, do it. It is insanely fun.

Cheers to those who have been riding for a while, can't believe I waited this long.
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Old 11-15-11, 05:24 PM   #2
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My feelings are the same - why didn't I try this earlier - especially when I watched them put up a velodrome just a ways down the road from me.

I didn't think velodrome riding would be interesting. Boy was I wrong. Road racing is rather lame in comparison - basically ride around in circles for an hour or two in a large pack, then sprint at the end. Track racing is so much more dynamic and provides ~4 races for me in an evening, all with different personalities.
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