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Road Cycling

 

Category: 2006/2007

Discipline/Event: Boys (Individual Time Trial, Individual Road Race), Girls (Individual Time Trial, Individual Road Race)

Venue: City of Banská Bystrica


First bicycle concept was realised by Leonardo da Vinci in the 15th century. The bicycle had no chain, any drive train nor a steering mechanism for turning left or right. Then guess how it was operated…?

The first documented cycling race was a 1,200 metre race held on May 31, 1868 at the Park of Saint-Cloud, Paris. It was won by expatriate Englishman James Moore who rode a bicycle with solid rubber tires… Operating continuously since 1887, the club has sponsored races and timed distance events since its inception.

FACTS AND FIGURES
– Road bicycle racing involve both team and individual competition, and races are contested in various ways. They range from the one-day road race, criterium, and time trial to multi-stage events like the Tour de France and its sister events which make up cycling’s Grand Tours.
– Cycling has been a discipline in the summer Olympics ever since the birth of the modern Olympic movement.

Venues
City routes of Banska Bystrica