Grand Prix more than just a ‘ride in the park’

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Photo: Bethann G. Merkle

The racers were still closely bunched together during their second pass through Battlefields National Park.

When we learn lifelong, supposedly unforgettable skills, or pursue hobbies that transcend age and fitness levels, we sometimes describe them as “like riding a bike.” However, everything is relative, and even riding a bike is not always easy. Riders in the 2012 Grand Prix cycliste de Québec gave evidence of just that on Friday, September 7.