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Skeet Club widening delayed  BY PAT KIMBROUGH ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER

HIGH POINT — State transportation officials say it will be next spring at the earliest before a longdelayed road improvement project gets underway in north High Point.

The N.C. Depar tment of Transpor tation had planned to award a contract in August for the widening of Skeet Club Road from Johnson Street to Eastchester Drive. This now isn’t slated to happen until April 2014, however, because workers need time to relocate a gas line in the project’s path near Oak Hol-

low Lake, said Patty Eason, a division construction engineer for NCDOT who is overseeing the project. The 6.3-mile road will be widened from two to four lanes with a median and curb and gutter and

Road-racing excitement comes to High Point this week

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(and why cyclists shave their legs) High Point cyclist Trevor Cartee models what cyclists wear

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protect from debris Skin-tight

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SPANDEX JERSEY:

aerodynamic and wicks sweat Fingerless

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Carbon fiber SADDLE, padding in shorts, which are called “chamois”

with padding on palms for comfort/ protection

Carbon fiber

FRAME !(light and stiff)

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shaved for ease of massage

minimum weight requirement for entire bike is 14.99 pounds

WHEELS: !mix of aluminum or carbon fiber

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SHOES with carbon fiber soles lock

onto pedals. These shoes have no heel and are not designed for walking. You will hear the “clack, clack” and see cyclists walking awkwardly in these.

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ere’s a glimpse of the excitement you’ll find on roadways in downtown High Point next Saturday. Men and women on bicycles wearing sleek spandex will push speeds approaching 45 mph as they jostle against each other through tight turns, trying to avoid crashing themselves and their expensive bikes onto the pavement or into hay bales surrounding utility poles. Thousands of screaming fans will line a 1.35-mile track through the High Point Market showroom district as they pull for their favorite racers as they sprint Cycling ferociously 101: What to the finish you need to line. All the know before excitement the big will flash event | A3 across a pair of 16-by-9-foot Jumbotron video displays set up downtown for the competition. This week, High Point will become the hub in the national wheel of spokes for the sport of bicycle racing during the fourth annual High Point Cycling Classic. But this year’s event, which starts Thursday and concludes next Sunday, includes a first for the city. The highlight of the four-day event will happen Saturday, when the USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championships for men and women take place on a course set up downtown. The races begin at 4:50 and continue through about 9 p.m. Dr. Chip Duckett, a cycling enthusiast and organizer of the event, said a newcomer to the

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July 21, 2013 — High Point Enterprise