Archive for January, 2007

Wind map

This map from the 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 killed after collision with Rail Runner - KRQE News 13
    Cyclist killed after collision with Rail RunnerKRQE News 13SANTA FE (KRQE) –A woman is dead after she was hit by a Rail Runner train. The bicyclist was crossing in a crosswalk when the southbound train was leaving Santa Fe. Police are still trying to piece together how this happened. Meanwhile, many on board ...Santa Fe Bicyclist hit and killed by Rail Runne […]
  • Bicyclist dies after being struck by car - Huntington Beach Independent
    Orange County BreezeBicyclist dies after being struck by carHuntington Beach IndependentA bicyclist from Costa Mesa died after she was struck by a vehicle in Huntington Beach, authorities said. Kathy Sieberhein, 44, succumbed to her injuries at 12:47 a.m. Thursday at Western Medical Center in Santa Ana, according to the Orange County ...Bicyclist dies after […]
  • Koops bike race doubles in length - Prince George Citizen
    Koops bike race doubles in lengthPrince George CitizenFor 40 years, the Koops Purden to Prince George bicycle race has been a one-way affair. But for a growing number of bike enthusiasts, the 62-kilometre race was only a warm-up ride. The Prince George Cycling Club is now giving riders the option to ...and more »
  • High-caliber field set for Winston-Salem Cycling Classic -
    velonews.competitor.comHigh-caliber field set for Winston-Salem Cycling Classicvelonews.competitor.comSome of the top professional cyclists from around the globe will be on the start line later this week for the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic in North Carolina. The two days of competition includes UCI/National Racing Calendar (NRC) road races on Friday ...Win […]
  • Sign-ups begin for Super Enduro bike races - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
    Sign-ups begin for Super Enduro bike racesIdaho Mountain Express and GuideRegistration opened March 25 for the 2014 Sun Valley Super Enduro and the Enduro Cup presented by GoPro. The event June 27-29 in Ketchum is part of Ride Sun Valley Bike Festival. The Sun Valley Super Enduro will feature over 24 miles and 9,000 feet ...