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  • Seven reasons why you should take up track cycling

    For most road cyclists the idea of jumping on a bike with no brakes and no gears, dashing around a track with gravity-defying bankings, and racing at full speed within handlebar-clipping proximity of other cyclists, sounds about as appealing as an illegal rush hour time trial on the M25. But once you’ve mastered your fear of skidding across the track and getting Siberian pine splinters embedded in your gluteus maximus, you will discover that track cycling is an exciting and addictive way to boost your fitness, bike-handling skills and sportive performances. Top British road cyclists such as Sir Bradley Wiggins,...

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  • The World's 20 Best Cities For Cyclists

    Planning on taking a trip this year and would like to bring your bikes with you? How about checking out Amsterdam? Business Insider has ranked it as the best city in the world for cyclist!The only Canadian representation on the list created by Business Insider was Montreal with Toronto and Vancouver missing the cut. Hopefully the increase of commuters in these metropolitan cities can drive the required changes in order to get them on upcoming lists.  1. Amsterdam, HollandScore: 832011 Rank: 1Why It Works: Amsterdam defends the title as the world's most bicycle-friendly city in the 2013 Copenhagenize Index. The city continues to do...

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