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


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


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


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


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