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go to the races
few things are as exciting as a major professional cycling race. see the next heroes at these prime athletic (and social) spectacles. two good sites to check out: www.uci.ch (the site for union cycliste internationale, which sets the dates - usually in october for the following year - for most of the world's biggest races), www.train right.com and www.velonews.com.

u.s. events


national criterium championships
downer's grove, illinois

see the country's top men and women whip through the streets of downer's grove. added bonus: you can see the top in-line skaters do the same. august 17, 2003; www.usacycling.org

san francisco grand prix
most of the top pros - including lance armstrong and his u.s. postal team - will attend the finale of the 2003 pro cycling tour, whipping around a circuit that takes in many of sf's finest sights, including north beach, fisherman's wharf, and a grueling climb up fillmore street. september 14, 2003; www.sfgrandprix.com

athens twilight criterium
athens, georgia

what happens when you mix a party place - university of georgia - with the chills and thrills of a looped criterium course? bacchanalia meets bikes, and thousands enjoy them both. april; www.twilightcriterium.com

redlands bicycle classic
redlands, california

many of the country's top domestic teams show for this multi-day stage race, testing their odds in this long-standing season opener. april; www.redlandsclassic.com

u.s. pro championships
philadelphia, pennsylvania