This road course even too much for some of cycling's toughest riders
JUYONGGUAN, China -- Cyclists are used to pain. They embrace pain. They thrive on pain. They aren't truly satisfied unless their lactic-acid levels are in the red zone, their lungs feel as if they've gone through a paper shredder and their legs feel as if they're filled with concrete.
But apparently there is such a thing as too much of a good thing, and Saturday was it.
Of the 143 cyclists who started the men's individual road race, which began at the Temple of Heaven ...
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