Archive for January, 2007

Wind map

This map from the wunderground.com weather web site shows the wind direction and speed.

I read somewhere that, once a bicyclist is up to cruising speed, 90% of the energy spent is just to overcome wind resistance. So when the wind is blowing that much harder in your face, well, that makes it slower going for bicyclists. (For automobiles, you will notice, if you keep track of your fuel efficiency, that your gas mileage will dip when it’s very windy out.)

  • Cyclist hit, killed by bus in Hialeah - Local 10
    Cyclist hit, killed by bus in HialeahLocal 10I'M TERRELL FORNEY, LOCAL10 NEWS. Calvin Hughes: MUCH MORE ON THAT BREAKING FLUES ON LOCAL10.COM. BREAKING NEWS OUT OF HIALEAH WHERE A COUNTY BUS HAS HIT AND KILLED A BICYCLIST. ANDREW PEREZ HAS MORE ...and more »
  • Coroner IDs bicyclist killed in North Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
    Coroner IDs bicyclist killed in North Las VegasLas Vegas SunA man hit and killed by a car Saturday while riding a bicycle in North Las Vegas was identified as Richard Dorame, 42, the Clark County Coroner's Office said today. Dorame was riding west on Lake Mead Boulevard just after 7 a.m. when he collided in an ...Cyclist killed in North Las Vegas crash […]
  • Everything comes up perfect for Sunday races in Doylestown - The Intelligencer
    Everything comes up perfect for Sunday races in DoylestownThe Intelligencer“They showed Doylestown and the people watching on television what real bike racing is today,” said the William Tennent High School product and president of New York City-based Sparta Cycling. “It was a fantastic crowd. The (men's) race has been here ...and more »
  • BMX bicycle racing, a family affair - Baltimore Sun (blog)
    BMX bicycle racing, a family affairBaltimore Sun (blog)BMX bicycle racing is a way for the Raum family to bond. Timm, father of 3, is the track operator for Hagerstown BMX and races competitively. His wife, Tina, is the office manager. Together with other volunteers, the Raums help run Hagerstown BMX in ...
  • LATEST: Woman involved in bike race crash has passed away, friends and ... - WQOW TV News 18
    LATEST: Woman involved in bike race crash has passed away, friends and ...WQOW TV News 18She suffered critical injuries while taking part in the Cleghorn Harvest Festival bike race on Sunday. Family members say she couldn't avoid a bike crash that happened in front of her. Cheri's daughter-in-law says she broke her neck and suffered ...and more »
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