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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Spokane hosts the Olympic trials for cycling in 1988

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KHQ.COM - If you're a longtime cyclist in the Inland Northwest you'll probably remember when Spokane hosted the 1988 Olympic Trials. Bicycle road racing in the NW was just starting to gain in popularity with the help of the only American Tour de France champion, Greg Lemond. Lemond did not compete in Spokane, but hundreds of the top racers in the US were there to earn a spot on the US Olympic Cycling Team. Did you race? Did you watch? Let us know!

Link to story from LA Times: http://tinyurl.com/lj6fpz2

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