Organizing a race is never easy, particularly when you have to requisition the streets of a city center. Then, when it’s about a major city like Lille, the task is arduous and requires a few compromises.
At first, the CDFMR of Lille was almost cancelled a couple of weeks before the event because the municipality decided that too many events were happening in the city center. Some of you may remember the violent stopping of the World Inline Cup of Nice nearly ten years ago for similar reasons, because the Promenade des Anglais was over solicited.
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