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Pro Bike Racing Returns to Downtown Bloomington

Thu, 22 Aug 2013 14:23:53 CDT
By: Mike McCurdy

After more than two decades, bicycle racing returns to downtown Bloomington with the Criterium this Saturday. It's eight, high intensity, high speed pro-bike races around a circuit circling Downtown Bloomington. Brandon Beehner is Community Vice President of the Bloomington-Normal Jaycees and the Criterium organizer.


Bloomington Normal Jaycees Community Vice President Brandon Beehner. He's organizing the Jaycees Criterium bike race in Downtown Bloomington. The racing begins Saturday at 11. At 1:45 there's a race for kids 4 to 6 and another race for kids 7 to 9 years old.

Mike McCurdy talked more with Beehner about gear, techniques, training and skills needed to win.


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