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ATTACK
A SUDDEN ACCELERATION TO ELUDE OTHER RIDERS
BIFF
CRASH
BLOCKING
WHEN ONE RIDER, OR A GROUP, ATTEMPTS TO SLOW THE FIELD TO ALLOW THE LEAD RIDERS TO BREAK AWAY. A TEAM TACTIC.
BONK
RUNNING COMPLETELY OUT OF ENERGY. AKA "HITTING THE WALL"
BREAK OR BREAKAWAY
A RIDER OR GROUP OF RIDERS THAT ESCAPES THE MAIN PACK
BRIDGE
TO LEAVE ONE GROUP OF RIDERS AND JOIN ANOTHER FARTHER AHEAD
CHASERS
RIDERS WHO ARE TRYING TO CATCH A BREAKAWAY GROUP
CHOP
WHEN THE TRAILING RIDER TRIES TO MOVE UNDER THE LEADER, THE LEADING RIDER DROPS TO THE BOTTOM OF THE TRACK AND TRIES TO FORCE THE TRAILING OPPONENT OFF THE TRACK
DISK WHEEL
A SOLID WHEEL WITH AERODYNAMIC QUALITIES
DRAFTING
RIDING IN THE SLIPSTREAM (A POCKET OF MOVING AIR) CREATED BY ANOTHER RIDER OR RIDERS IN THE FRONT. TRAILING RIDER CAN MAINTAIN SPEED USING LESS EFFORT.
DROP
TO RIDE AWAY FROM A RIDER OR GROUP USUALLY IN DECISIVE FASHION
FIELD
THE MAIN GROUP OF RIDERS, ALSO CALLED THE PACK OR BUNCH OR PELETON
FIELD SPRINT
A SPRINT TO THE FINISH BY THE MAIN GROUP OF RIDERS
FLYER
A SURPRISE ATTACK, USUALLY BY A SINGLE RIDER
HANGING ON
BARELY MAINTAINING CONTACT AT THE BACK OF THE PACK
HOOK
TO MOVE ONE'S BACK WHEEL AGAINST THE FRONT WHEEL OF A FOLLOWING RIDER'S BIKE
JUMP
A QUICK ACCELERATION USUALLY DEVELOPING INTO A SPRINT
KICK
A FINAL BURST OF SPEED THAT PROVIDES ACCELERATION FOR THE SPRINT
MASS START (SCRATCH)
ANY RACE IN WHICH ALL THE RIDERS START AT THE SAME TIME
MEASUREMENT LINE
THE INNERMOST LINE ON THE VELODROME SURFACE. USED TO MEASURE THE LENGTH OF THE TRACK USUALLY 333.33 METERS
PACE LINE
A STRING OF RIDERS WHO ALTERNATELY RIDE AT THE FRONT AND SIT IN
PRIME (PRONOUNCED "PREEM")
A SPRINT WITHIN A RACE FOR POINTS OR CASH PRIZES
PULL
TAKING A TURN AT THE FRONT OF THE PACK WHILE MAINTAINING THE SAME RATE OF SPEED
RAZOR
A MOVE WHERE THE LEAD RIDER SUCKERS THE TRAILING RIDER INTO THINKING HE'S MOVING TOO SLOW. WHEN THE TRAILING RIDER ATTEMPTS TO PASS, THE LEADING RIDER KICKS AND MAKES THE TRAILING RIDER RIDE THE OUTSIDE LANE ALL THE WAY TO THE FINISH
SCRATCH
THE FULL DISTANCE IN A HANDICAP RACE; ALSO AN EVENT IN WHICH EVERYONE GOES THE SAME DISTANCE
SITTING IN
DRAFTING OR SITTING CLOSELY BEHIND THE RIDER IMMEDIATELY IN FRONT
SLIPSTREAM
THE AREA OF LEAST RESISTANCE BEHIND A RIDER
TAKE A FLYER
TO RIDE OFF THE FRONT SUDDENLY
TRACK STAND
A MANEUVER ENCOUNTERED IN SPRINTS WHERE NEITHER RIDER WISHES TO LEAD, USUALLY RESULTING IN BOTH RIDERS REMAINING MOTIONLESS AND BALANCING ON THE TRACK
VELODROME
A BICYCLE RACING TRACK WITH BANKED TURNS AND FLAT STRAIGHT-AWAYS.