Saturday, May 03, 2008
For several years, Greenwood has been one of the hosts of the USA Crits Speedweek. Bicycle criteriums are spectator-friendly bike racing venues that feature riders completing each lap in about 1 minute.
I love being a spectator while inwardly wishing I was in the shape of these young people. Their strength and stamina is amazing.
The women's race consists of 50 laps and the men's 70 laps. The course circles around the main portion of our uptown. It took the men about an hour and half to complete the race and the distance totaled a little over 100 miles. Whew!!
Between the women's race and the men's race, they held a race for future criterium cyclists.
Check out the look of determination on the face of this cutie pie!