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While one team member races, the other slows down to rest before being thrown back into the action with a hand sling from their teammate.
Not sure about the rules of the different track cycling events? Knock-out rounds then proceed, initially on a one race basis and then on a best-of three-race format from the quarter-final stage.
Riders can also gain 20 points for lapping the main field, and any rider caught by the main peloton loses 20 points.
The designers are still cutting weight everywhere they can, reinforcing critical junctions like the bottom bracket.
But this not some new track built specially for the Olympics.