No Brakes!

No Brakes!

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qTHEq DEFINITIVE REFERENCE FOR BICYCLE RACING ON THE VELODROME. How to get started/involved in bicycle track racing. Lists/reviews all velodromes in the United States, equipment, history, historical views of three athletes (Simes, McElmury, Bergen). Special profiles: new Vandedrome, 1994 double World Champion Marty Nothstein. National Championship event rules: Match Sprint, Keirin, Tandem, Points, Madison, Kilometer, Pursuit, Team Pursuit a new Olympic Sprint. Representative athletes discuss each event, racing/training techniques, his/her career (Olympians, World Champions/Record-holders, National Champions: Young, Gorski, Hatton, Bliss-Livingston, Whitehead, Van Haute, Eickhoff-Quigley, O'Reilly, Twigg, Sundquist, Nitz, McDonough). Also, weekly, non-Championship events. Other views of velodrome racing by coaches (Roger Young/1984 Olympic coach Eddie Borysewicz), officials, announcers (Elliot/Drebber), photographer, velodrome director a the United States Cycling Federation. Lists all U.S. Track Champions from 1888 to present day in qat a glanceq format (all professionals, all Olympians, men, women, Juniors, Masters, etc.), U.S. National Records, space for 1996 Olympic results. Lists all velodromes in the world. Bicycle/track racing terminology. 16 pages of mini-stories illustrated with color photographs. 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist Steve Hegg said: qThe best book on BICYCLE RACING I've ever seen!q A MUST FOR EVERY LIBRARY. Order from Iris Press, 314 A St., Encinitas, CA 92024. (760) 634-1152/, Sunbelt Publications, American Cycling Publications, local velodrome.The two are never raced together due to speed- change differences which makes the combination dangerous. One reason track ... ride the road, A road bicycle can be altered so that it functions as a fixed- gear bicycle. The theory is that ridinganbsp;...

Title:No Brakes!
Author:Sandra Sutherland
Publisher:Iris Publications - 1996-01-01


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