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Cyclo-cross hits Waverley Sept. 28
Pat Healey

WAVERLEY: A first-of-its-kind event is heading to McDonald Sports Park in Waverley at the end of the month.
Shawn Marshal, owner/operator with VeloLab Cycle Works in Dartmouth, is organizing and planning a Cyclo-cross event for the park on Sept. 28. It is scheduled to start at 1 p.m.
Marshal said Cyclo-cross is a common autumn cycling event. It’s a form of bicycle racing, which typically occur during the autumn and winter. They consist of many laps of a short course featuring pavement, wooded trails, grass, steep hills, and obstacles requiring the rider to quickly dismount, carry the bike while navigating the obstruction, and remount.
“Our race will follow traditional set-ups,” said Marshal. “It's a shorter more intense race, held on a course that varies in terrain.
“The riders on our course will ride over gravel, grass, sand, etc. It will be much less technical than a mou...

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