Author Topic: Keirin: Sir Chris Hoy tours his old school, discovers hidden graffiti  (Read 783 times)

Andre Jute

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Di'ya see this:
It's a trailer for a program about Keirin in Japan, a more gladiatorial sport than at the Olympics. For those who don't know what keirin is, it is endurance racing on retro bikes in purpose-built velodromes in Japan.

Great to see the BBC do something really interesting. One must admire the discipline and high professional standards of the Japanese. But I can't imagine NASCAR, one of the most strictly managed sporting regimes in the world, imposing such a monitored hall regime, never mind the blazers at the UCI getting away with it.


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Missed the beginning first time round so thanks for the link. Nice to see the steel bikes in action.