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Cycling’s Billion Dollar Races - The Fascinating World Of Japanese Keirin

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Published on Nov 18, 2018

Whilst in Japan, Jon checked out the biggest form of bike racing in the nation, a sport where 1.3trillion Yen are bet each year! An event where tradition is central, we take a look at what makes Japanese Keirin racing so special...

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It's safe to say that Japanese track racing, specifically the Keirin, is a pretty special event. Jon absolutely loved his day at the track and was amazed by all that he saw.

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