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MCF member clubs welcome new members of all levels. Here are just a few.
Coulee Region Youth Cycling
Contact:  Larry Martin
Website:  www.teamborah.com
 
NSC Velo
Contact:  Bob Williams
Website:  NSC Velodrome
 
Flat City Cycling Club
Contact:  Matt Anderson
Website:  www.flatcity.org
 

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The UCI rules currently specify that a racing bicycle have the following characteristics:

  • be a vehicle with a front wheel steered by a handlebar and a rear wheel driven by a system comprising pedals and a chain by the legs moving in a circular movement
  • wheels must be of equal diameter, between 70 cm and 55 cm, and must have minimum 12 spokes
  • maximum length 185 cm
  • maximum width 50 cm
  • the peak of the saddle must be at least 5 cm behind a vertical plane passing through the bottom bracket spindle
  • the saddle must be between 24 cm and 30 cm in length
  • the distance between the bottom bracket spindle and the ground must be between 24 cm and 30 cm
  • the distance between the vertical passing through the lower bracket spindle and the front wheel spindle must be between 54 cm and 65 cm
  • the distance between the vertical passing through the bottom bracket spindle and the rear wheel spindle must be between 35 cm and 50 cm
  • the maximum internal distance between the front fork ends is 10.5 cm, and of the rear stays 13.5 cm
  • minimum mass 6.8 kg (15 lb)
  • frame must be built around a main triangle, constructed of tubular elements (that may have non-circular cross-sections) such that the form of each encloses a straight line

Note that the regulations regarding the dimensions of the bike are allowed exception, given that the rider can demonstrate a morphological need for the exception based on limb size or other factors.


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