I drove up to Long Island a couple of days ago, specifically for one reason: to support my younger brother as he prepared to race in the Killington Stage Race (KSR). The race (held annually) is a 3-day-long cycling event that takes place on the roads that wind through the Green Mountains in Killington, Vermont.
For those who may not be familiar, stage racing consists of one giant race that is broken down into sections and raced over the course of several days. Within the road cycling arena, there are different levels of stage racing. The Tour de France, for example, is one of the most well-known stage races, but because of its elite and prestigious level, it is also referred to as a ‘Grand Tour’.
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