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BMX: Training routine for a beginner?

At the ripe old age of 20, I finally moved to an area with a BMX track, so this summer I'm finally going to be able to follow my life-long dream of racing. Other than spending a lot of time riding ...
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What should I look for in a cycling undershirt for warm weather?

Road season is about to start here and I think that it is time I stopped using my cotton singlets as an undershirt and start using something more specific for cycling (and racing in particular). What ...
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Getting started in racing

What should I know before I start entering races? I've been cycling for one year now after an injury ended my running career so I'm still pretty much a beginner. I'd like to try my hand at racing but ...
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Training on a bike path

Is there a liability to using the path for pedestrians and bikers while training on a racing bike - in Florida? Can I use the path, too?
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How are the racing categories in the US decided?

I have heard mention before of racing cyclists in the US being, say, a Category 2 racer. What are these categories and how are they decided?
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What pedals should I upgrade to for racing on the road and possibly track?

I currently have SPD pedals on all of my bikes. I've stuck with them so far as they worked relatively well and I couldn't justify having two types of shoes. I can justify two types of shoes now. ...