Cycling in Denmark

Cycling is a sport where you race a long distance on a bicycle. Cycling became popular in the 1890s in Europe,Japan,and the U.S. More that one hundred people participate in each race.  The time of each race varies because it could be more that one day or only one day. A 880 km race lasts four days with breaks. 

Cycling has changed since it first originated. Since the bikes evolved there have been different racing formats. Some races have Multi-stage events where the bikers get to rest overnight. When others go on for only one day. The races could also be completed as a team or a single rider . The bikes have also changed since racing first originated.  In the beginning they rode bikes that had one giant wheel and one small wheel. The bicycle was considered dangerous so they changed both wheels to the same size to be safe. After that major change not many other changes occurred. There are no penalties in cycling. However if you do not stay on the correct track you will be kicked out of the race. Two different types of cycling leagues exist. Professional and amateur.

When you are in a cycling race your main goal is to get to the finish before everyone else. When cycling in big events with more than one stage your points add up by how fast you finish each race. The points go out to people who came out on top for more races than others. When participating in a cycling race there are some things that you will need.  Some equipment you should bring is a bike, helmet, bell or horn, and a water bottle.

 When entering a cycling race you will need to know the rules of cycling. You are not allowed to race a bike weighing less than 14.96 pounds. There are no penalties in cycling. However if you do not stay on the correct track you will be kicked out of the race. Two different types of cycling leagues exist. Professional and amateur. 

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