Author Archive | Amanda Grosgebauer

What is a Criterium?

A critierium, or crit for short, is a single day bike race held on a short course on closed-off city center streets. The course is typically less than one mile or 5k and the total race length is determined by either the number of laps or total time. Criteriums usually last one to two hours […]

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Criterium Bike Workouts // Bicycling.com

Short & Sweet Bike Workouts By Chris Carmichael July 27, 2011 If you’ve been riding indoor all winter, you can ramp up for a summer crit series, century, or other event with a few short, intense workouts each week. Use the off-bike core exercises below to stave off fatigue on long rides and feel more […]

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5 Golden Rules of Criterium Racing // 303Cycling

5 Golden Rules of Crit Racing by Ainslie MacEachran In America, typically criterium season is in full swing by June through July. Criterium racing doesn’t necessarily have to be a sprinters game. Even if you consider yourself a non sprinter, you can be equally as competitive as any other of the riders. Here’s how: – […]

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History of the Ridge At 38 Criterium

While 2015 marks the second anniversary of the Ridge At 38 Criterium, the history of cycling in Wheat Ridge is long-established. Wheat Ridge criteriums began in the early 1980s fostering the development of some of the nation’s early cycling legends. Ron Kiefel, the President and General Manager of Wheat Ridge Cyclery, participated in these early […]

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