Cyclism

Knowledge Identifier: $Cycling

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Cycling

Use of bicycles for transport, recreation, or for sportadd

Category: Cycling

Launched in 1970.

Countries: (22%), United States (11%), Switzerland (11%)

Main connections: Frederick Thomas Bidlake, Union cycliste internationale, Green Dome Maebashi

Linked to: International Human Powered Vehicle Association, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Mercedes-Benz, Oxford University Press

 

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1970

Mountain biking began in the 1970s, originally as a downhill sport, practised on customized cruiser bicycles around Mount Tamalpais add something


1990

For example, the Union Cycliste Internationale, the governing body of international cycle sport , decided in the late 1990s to create additional rules which prohibit racing bicycles weighing less than 6,8 kilograms add something

 

Green Dome Maebashi - Some of the international sports meets held in the past include the 1990 UCI Track Cycling World Championships and the 1999 IAAF World Indoor Championships


1999

Julian Dean - In 1999, Dean signed to the now defunct US Postal Service Pro Cycling Team, whom he rode for until 2001, gaining experience from racing in Europe


2003

The last country known to maintain a regiment of bicycle troops was Switzerland, who disbanded their final unit in 2003 add something

 

In Shanghai, where bicycles were once the dominant mode of transport, bicycle travel on a few city roads was banned temporarily in December 2003 add something


2007

Illinois designated cycling as its official state exercise in 2007 add something