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A form of winter-based bicycle racing practised on cross-country courses, in which the cycle may have to be carried rather than ridden across particularly rough terrain. The sport's ...

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...-cross A form of winter-based bicycle racing practised on cross-country courses, in which the cycle may have to be carried rather than ridden across particularly rough terrain. The sport's origins have been identified in France, in the early 20th century, and in the industrial midlands of England in the early 1920s. It became popular in parts of northern Europe, Eastern Europe, and the USA. A first world championship was held in 1925 , officially recognized from 1950 by the Union Cycliste Internationale, which recognizes cyclo-cross as one of its...

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A form of winter-based bicycle racing practised on cross-country courses, in which the cycle may have to be carried rather than ridden across particularly rough terrain. The sport's origins have been ...
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...and aerodynamics are primary determinants of race results. The Union Cycliste Internationale was founded in 1900 by cycling federations from France, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, and the USA, and located in Paris (moving to Switzerland in 1965 ); the Union also recognizes cyclo-cross , para-cycling, time-trialling, a category of cycling for all, and, as specialist forms of indoor cycling, artistic cycling (most popular in Germany) and cycle-ball. On the road, the top event in the world remains the Tour de France . Cycling was revolutionary in its impact...

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...more oxygen atoms with adjacent tetrahedra so that ultimately all oxygen atoms are shared to give a framework structure (Fig. 1). Fig. 1. Structures of the silicates. (a) island or neso (SiO 4 ); (b) group or soro (Si 2 O 7 ; (c) ring or cyclo 3- member (Si 3 O 9 ); (d) ring or cyclo 4- member (Si 4 O 12 ); (e) ring or cyclo 6-member (Si 6 O 18 ); (f) single chain or ino (SiO 3 ); (g) double chain or ino (Si 4 O 11 ); (h) sheet or phyllo (Si 4 O 10 ). Open circles are oxygen; filled circles are silicon. Other cations omitted. Olivines ‘Olivine’ is the general...

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...to Louis IX and Philip III ( reg 1270–85 ), and regent during the Crusade of 1270 , construction proceeded slowly. The new church was consecrated in 1281 . Bibliography E. Berger : ‘Annales de St-Denis, généralement connues sous le titre de Chronicon Sancti Dionysii ad cyclos paschales ’, Bib. Ecole Chartes, xi (1879), pp. 261–95 H. Stein : ‘Pierre de Montereau, architecte de l’église abbatiale de Saint-Denis’, Mém. Soc. N. Antiqua. France , lxi (1902), pp. 79–104 M. Aubert : ‘Pierre de Montreuil’, Bull. Soc. N. Antiqua. France (1943–4), pp....

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