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Old 11-14-18, 08:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Caretaker View Post
Correct, like any professional sport it takes commitment, if you haven't got it don't bother.
A European BB player that wants to be a pro - moves to the USA and likely gets a college education out of it. Most males in the USA don't have to move countries to make money at the sports they grew up with. In the football you can get 4 years of college in, then decide and never move countries (assuming you were born in the USA). Cycling is particularly difficult as it means moving at a young age - before college, and skipping it. Lots in the USA that could, don't take that risk as the cost is too high, and pay too low relative to other sports. USA has the youth talent, but the transition plan to get them into the pro lifestyle is not there.
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