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What is a Pro Racer?

Old 05-13-17, 11:00 PM
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Originally Posted by roadwarrior
... It's a classification.
Good summary of my view. Except I would be OK saying it is a UCI World Tour rider.

Originally Posted by roadwarrior
I saw a bunch of college mentions...

https://www.muknights.com/sport.php?s...SplashCookie=1

They have a velodrome across the street. They have a facility exclusively for their cycling team for workouts. We chuckle that they are the UCLA of cycling.
I like to see schools so serious about cycling.
I have 2009 emails from Dean Peterson (when my kid was 11)
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