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A $4 million Velodrome in South Carolina

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a 4 million velodrome in south carolina 1 300x169   A $4 million Velodrome in South CarolinaRock Hill, South Carolina will soon be the site for a multi-million dollar velodrome, BMX Supercross track and a cyclocross course. The facilities will be open to the public with major construction of the new building will begin next year at the site which will be renamed Riverwalk. Come later this spring, a walking trail will emerge along the riverbank where once Catawba Indians walked.

Mayor Doug Echols of Rock Hill expresses his excitement over the project. The site was where a Celanese industrial plant once stood. The 1,000-acre land will also include construction of houses, shops and restaurants.

“This is a tremendously exciting project. It is really transformational. Along with the other venues, I think it affords us an opportunity to truly be a cycling center for the East Coast,” said Mayor Echols.

The new cycling center will be subsidized by the hospitality and special tax districts of the city. This will…

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Long Beach Bike Festival 2010

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Long Beach Bike Festival 2010 1 231x300   Long Beach Bike Festival 2010Long Beach, California will hold its annual Long Beach Bicycle Festival on May 7, 8 and 9, 2010. The city has a vision to enhance its Bicycle Master Plan with the help of more than 25 organizations, volunteers and vendors who would like to see Long Beach City become the friendliest urban biking city in the United States.

The Long Beach Bicycle Festival will feature several mini-events in the three-day celebration. The roster of events include bicycle polo matches, cyclestyle fashion show, bicycle film festival, bike photo contest, fixed gear fest and more. There will be a charity race called the Tour of Long Beach

The Fixed Gear Fest will start off the festival with a slew of freestyle riding , skid, track stand and trick contests, live music, DJs, roller racing and vendor booths displaying their wares. At 6pm, the City Council officials will have a competition on tricycles.

What began in…

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Profile Airwing OS Basebar

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profile airwing os basebar   Profile Airwing OS BasebarWhen it comes to cycling, it’s important for you to have the most comfortable handle bars. In this way, you will not feel too much pressure while cycling so you can give your best while driving. One of the best base bars that you can use is Profile Airwing OS Basebar with a dimension of 31.8 x 42mm.

What are the features of Profile Airwing OS Basebar? First of all, it has a slim shape that will help you have a proper grip as well keep you in the best position that will not put pressure on you while cycling up.

The next feature is that it has an internet cable routing system for the brakes. The good thing about this mechanism is that it is helpful in terms of the aerodynamics. This could be the reason why this is called the airwing.

In terms of…

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Schwinn Artemis Adult Women Micro Bicycle Helmet

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schwinn artemis adult women micro bicycle helmet 300x225   Schwinn Artemis Adult Women Micro Bicycle HelmetIt is true that cycling is a very enjoyable sport. However, it does not mean that you will take your safety for granted. With this, one of the first protective items that you should get is a helmet. One of the helmets available in the market is the Schwinn Artemis Adult Women Micro Bicycle Helmet.

The main feature of this helmet is that it has 21 air vents that will make you feel very comfortable even during hot weather season. This is because these vents will allow proper air circulation that will keep you from too much sweating.

Another feature of this helmet is that it will fit every user perfectly because of its strap system. In this way, the user will not have any problems in wearing them or falling off while cycling.

The next feature that gives the user additional protection is its reflective…

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Chrome Arnhem Chukka Boot

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Have you been hesitant of getting some shoes you can use for your cycling activities thinking that you won’t be able to use it for daily use? Well, here’s good news from Chrome Arnhem. Their black suede chukka boot is the perfect pair of shoes which you can wear whether for casual walking or riding your bike.

The primary goal of the shoes is to make pedaling easier as you cycle and still make it comfortable enough to wear on casual days. This Chrome Arnhem shoes is very long lasting for it can endure any kind of possible tearing or ripping along the way.

Experts say that one of the innovative innovations of this cycling shoe brand is the absence of the usual toe box stitching. With its suede leather material too, you can be sure that it would last a year or maybe even more with you despite regular use…

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Showers Pass Portland Cap Limited Edition

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showers pass features portland cap limited edition   Showers Pass Portland Cap Limited EditionAny person fond of cycling, whether expert or not, should bear a wide range of knowledge on the proper cycling gear to wear or bring. There are lots of important cycling apparel kinds and one of the most crucial is to have something to cover your head with.

Weather is unexpected as usual even during cycling tours and journeys. In fact even if winter has just ended and you expect a beautiful spring, you should still be prepared with what the unusual weather can bring you. Sunglasses would always be a cyclist’s best friend but also a durable cap to cover your head is necessary.

Showers Pass is a known company capable of offering cycling products, particularly caps to keep the cyclist on the go despite any kind of weather. To have originated from the rainy part of the Pacific Northwest, they are really used to the surprise…

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Cane Creek 100 Headset Threaded 1″

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Innovation is one of Cane Creek’s visions in every product they produce. With a track record of creating products that have changed the face of bike components, Cane Creek continues to foster its mission to bring quality and performance in every new item.

Having accomplished the threadless headset technology, it is only proper that Cane Creek introduce the 100.TD 1” headset. The headset is made of premium headset alloy 7075 T-6 which gives both aesthetic and durable qualities you would want in a threadless headset. Other headsets are made up of the softer version of the alloy, the 6061. Top and bottom bearings are made up of Split-Lip Black Oxide ACB and weighs in at 93 grams.

The Cane Creek logo is etched on the 100.TD 1” together with other company marks. It has keywashers that can adjust to your threaded steerers. It is compatible with both keyed and non-keyed types. The…

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