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Old 10-16-18, 08:36 AM
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Originally Posted by Heathpack View Post

Is “young guy” racing more significant? Does it matter more? Young amateur men is the most “important” demographic in bike racing? Or perhaps young men & women are the ones whose fields are important? I mean, here in the States we’re talking about amateur racers with essentially zero hope of turning pro, right? I’m just curious as to how you define in your mind whose races matter.


As a masters racer, I am mostly referring to the fact that it is just recreational amateur racing. Kind of like beer-league hockey, which I also used to play.

I guess it matters at big events where national and world champions are crowned.
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