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Racing is rough, but inspiring for one local team [PHOTO ESSAY]



The 2014 Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic is a rough, but inspiring ride for the riders with one young local race team.

In this combined photo essay the events of the week are captured as the Philly based Airgas Cycling team participates in the exciting 1-day bike race in the Northwest section of the city. Two days ahead of the race the professional riders teamed up with local high school athlete cyclist for a ride in Fairmount Park

See here a photo slideshow of some of the events leading up to and including the 10lap/120mile race on Sunday when the team of young riders takes on the 17% gradient of the “Manayunk Wall”.

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Lap of Philly Cycling Classic at 10x the speed [ONBOARD VIDEO]

The route of the Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic is 12 miles long. Men ride ten laps for a total of 120 miles and the women ride 5 laps for a total of 60 miles. This GoPro video shows one lap speeded up 10 times to 2m36s.

In the photo gallery on my website you will find some of the photos that I made at the same time this video was shot.

 

Philly Cycling Classic 2013

Philly Cycling Classic 2013 by Bastiaan Slabbers

Aurélien Passeron of France decompresses after finishing fourth in the 2013 Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic.

Online archive with editorial photos of the 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 editions of the ‘Manayunk Wall’ bike race

This photo is originally published as part of the live coverage of the 2013 Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic on WHYY’s NewsWorks.org