Re: [CR]Re: Clockwise and anti-clockwise


Example: Events:Cirque du Cyclisme:2004

Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 14:47:25 -0400
From: George Allen <jgallen@lexairinc.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Clockwise and anti-clockwise
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Runners, cyclists, race cars et al all go anti-clockwise for the same reason: they're all racing against the clock. ;-)

George Allen Lexington, Ky USA

Terry Farrant wrote:
> hi all
> the direction might soley have to do with tradition going back to the
> beginning of Rome with chariot races. (counterclockwise) why the
> Romans and likely the Greeks chose to go in that direction i don't
> think is known but i think that is where the real answer might be.
> http://www.novaroma.org/ludi/html/history.html
>
> terry farrant
> vancouver island bc
>
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