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Back Home Again In Indiana

Every spring in Bloomington, Indiana something special happens. Students and townies, dorms and fraternities, faculty and alumni, Greeks and independents all come together for a bicycle race. But not just any race. You won’t find expensive bikes, pro riders, or flashy sponsorships. There’s no cash prize, and for many riders, no second chance. A years’ worth of sweat and tears comes down to 200 laps around a dirt track on a single speed bike designed half a century ago… this is the Little 500, and we’ve been doing it for 62 years now.

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  1. One Day in April | Urban VeloMarch 25, 2013 at 8:00 am

    [...] 2013 Little 500 qualifications took place in Bloomington, Indiana yesterday, just before the weather turned stupid [...]

  2. Video Fridays-3/29/13 « Bike Blog NYCMarch 29, 2013 at 1:19 am

    [...] One Day in April-Documentary on the little 500-trailer. Seen on: Urban Velo The 2013 Little 500 qualifications took place in Bloomington, Indiana yesterday, just before the weather turned stupid [...]

  3. Video Fridays-3/29/13 | ReleasesBlogMarch 29, 2013 at 9:03 am

    [...] One Day in April-Documentary on the little 500-trailer. Seen on: Urban Velo The 2013 Little 500 qualifications took place in Bloomington, Indiana yesterday, just before the weather turned stupid [...]

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