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MIT Cyclists Wins First Place

MIT cyclists won first place in the Division II National Collegiate Cyclocross Championship in December. A cross between road cycling and mountain biking, cyclocross requires competitors to ride over grassy fields, paved roads, sandpits, and muddy terrain using specially modified road bikes. Steep hills and obstacles force riders to dismount and run with their bikes. Electrical-engineering and computer science grad student Natalia Gardiol, SM ‘03, did just that during the competition, which took place in Providence.

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