World Road Cycling

Some articles on roads, road, world:

Road - Statistics
... The United States has the largest network of roads of any country with 4,050,717 miles (6,518,997 km) as of 2009 ... The People's Republic of China is second with 3,583,715 kilometres (2,226,817 mi) of road (2007) See List of countries by road network size ... The Republic of India has the third largest road system in the world with 3,383,344 kilometres (2,102,312 mi) (2002) ...
Rik Van Steenbergen - Career - Major Road Wins
... Source 1943 Belgian Road Race Championship Championship of Flanders 1944 Ronde van Vlaanderen 1945 Belgian Road Race Championship 1946 Ronde van Vlaanderen 1948 Paris–Roubaix ...
Alfredo Binda - Palmarès
... Giro d'Italia Winner stages 3, 6, 7, 9, 11 and 12 Italian National Road Race Championship 1927 Giro d'Italia Winner overall classification Winner stages 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 ...
History Of St Albans - An Early Transport Hub
... Three main roads date from the medieval period - Holywell Hill, St Peter's Street, and Fishpool Street ... remained the only major streets until around 1800 when London Road was constructed, to be followed by Hatfield Road in 1824 and Verulam Road in 1826 ... Verulam Road was created specifically to aid the movement of stage coaches, since St Albans was the first major stop on the coaching route north from London ...
Zhongzhou Road
... Zhongzhou Road (simplified Chinese 中轴线 traditional Chinese 中軸綫 pinyin Zhōngzhóuxiàn), literally meaning "Central Axis", refers to a stretch of road in Beijing, China ... Zhongzhou Road" is not the name of any particular road it refers to the trunk road from Beichen Bridge on the northern 4th Ring Road through to Zhonglou North Bridge on the northern 2nd Ring Road ... the Ming and Qing Dynasties Beijing's Zhongzhou Road is in turn from north to south, the bell tower, the drum tower, the Wanning bridge, Di'anmen (in 1954 demolition), Jingshan, the supernatural might ...

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    If all feeling for grace and beauty were not extinguished in the mass of mankind at the actual moment, such a method of locomotion as cycling could never have found acceptance; no man or woman with the slightest aesthetic sense could assume the ludicrous position necessary for it.
    Ouida [Marie Louise De La Ramée] (1839–1908)

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    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

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    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)