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Sylvania Cycling Classic Criterium Bike Race

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Sam Strawbridge, 8, of Sylvania, right, keeps a close eye on his competitor Wil Heizelman, 9, of Holland as the pair cross the finish line in a sprint during the children's race.

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Melissa Ryba, center left, leans forward to watch the men wiz by as she and Susan Donnelly, both of Traverse City, Mich., right, chat near the finish line. Both Donnelly and Ryba were in town to compete in the races.

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Trevor Miller of Columbus, center right, crosses the finish line first in the men's race during this year's Sylvania Cycling Classic. Cyclists from across the region turned out to participate in the 10 races offered throughout the day in various age and gender categories.

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Steven Zigray, 9, of Sylvania, center, climbed a tree to get a better view of the racing during this year's Sylvania Cycling Classic. This is the third year the race was held in Sylvania. Several streets were blocked off as racers took to the criterium course, which wound around the streets surrounding Burnham Park.

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Trevor Miller of Columbus, right, leads the pack as he rounds a turn while competing in the men's race during this year's Sylvania Cycling Classic.

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Ben Thorne, 5, center, pulls a face for the camera, much to the amusement of his mother, Allison Thorne of Northwood, right, brother Zack, 3, left, and sister Emily, 8 months old, as the family waits for their father, Andrew, to finish his race.

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Madeline Smith, 12, of Colton, N.Y., right, pulls ahead of a competitor to place second overall in the 10- to 14 year-old race.

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Cameron Robertson, 13, of Royal Oak, Mich., wins the 10- to 14 year-old race during this year's Sylvania Cycling Classic.

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Madeline Smith, 12, of Colton, N.Y., center, smiles as she takes her place among the other riders in the 10- to 14 year-old age group race. Smith came in second place in the race.

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Youth cyclists line up at the start to compete in the 15-minute-long 10- to 14 year-old race.

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Blake Walters, 13, center, waves to the crowd as he and Stephanie Morrill, an intern with the organization Programs to Educate All Cyclists, right, make their way to the starting line for Blake to ride in the children's race. Walters, who has cerebral palsy, had wanted to participate in the race for several years.

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