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Its to control the size of the field. The number of categories grows as the number of riders increases. This is so that you split people by ability more (for better consistency) and keep the fields sufficiently small. There just happen to be more men than women. If the number of women increase to be unwieldly with 4 categories, they'll presumably add a cat ...


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US law is state dependent, but generally, if you're a bicycle on the road, you're considered equivalent to a motor vehicle. If you're a bicycle on a sidewalk, you follow the rules for people on sidewalks (this isn't always permitted depending on area). For example, to quote the New Jersey driver's manual, for a controlled intersection: An intersection ...


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Here is an awesome guide/story on everything you need to know about winter bike commuting. "Frostbike" by Canadian cycling author Tom Babin. He takes you through his journey on starting to bike commute in harsh Canadian Winters. Now he speaks around the world on winter cycling and bike infrastructure. He dives pretty deep into the subject. Really ...



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