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"The planet's immune system is doing everything it can. The planet's immune system is doing everything it can."
- Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Low-Gravity Velodrome  
  A bicycle track in an orbital resort.  

"Freeside," Armitage said, touching the panel on the little Braun hologram projector. The image shivered into focus, nearly three meters from tip to tip... He walked to one end of the model. "Big cigar. Narrows at the ends."

"We can see that fine," Molly said. "Mountain effect, as it narrows. Ground seems to get higher, more rocky, but it's an easy climb. Higher you climb, the lower the gravity. Sports up there. There's velodrome ring here." He pointed.

"They race bicycles," Molly said. "Low grav, high-traction tires, get up over a hundred kilos an hour."

From Neuromancer, by William Gibson.
Published by Phantasia Press in 1984
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For more variety in low-gravity sports, take a look at the Storer-Gulls wings used in lunar caves in Robert Heinlein's 1957 novel Menace from Earth and the very similar bat wings, also used in the interior of an orbiting station, from Spirals, a short story by Niven and Pournelle.

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