Sport: Cycle Cycles

On the first day, Jerry Rodman's front wheel collapsed when he was pedaling at 25 miles an hour. On the second, the crowd watched a dentist line up his tools beside the track, extract a wisdom tooth from Heinz Vopel. On the third, sturdy-legged Franco Georgetti, trying to make a comeback before his retirement, withdrew from the event when he was 19 laps behind.

During a "hot jam," Frenchman Emile Ignat, who was being relieved by his partner, Frenchman Emile Diot, gave Diot such an enthusiastic starting push that Diot's wheel wobbled and Ignat...

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