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date: 03 August 2020

cyclo-cross 

Source:
A Dictionary of Sports Studies
Author(s):

Alan Tomlinson

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 ... ...

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