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Defining winning in a whole new way

Updated: August 14, 2012, 11:07 AM ET
By Kathryn Bertine

It's the most asked question of every athlete in every sport: Did you win? The answer is usually a cut-and-dry yes or no. And then there is cycling, where winning and losing is complicated; individuals and teams blur the line of what it means to truly win.

From the domestique who DNF after helping a teammate get into winning position, to the best rider in the field who flats before the sprint, it's hard to bestow the title of winner and loser. There is also a diverse classification ...

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