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.)

  • Bicyclist killed in Spring Hill crash -
    Bicyclist killed in Spring Hill crashTampabay.comSPRING HILL — A man riding a bicycle was killed late Wednesday night when he crossed into the path of a car on Mariner Boulevard. Curt Hudson, 54, was riding a bike east just before 11 p.m. on Portillo Road. At the intersection with Mariner Boulevard, ...Bicyclist hit, killed while riding in Spring HillBay New […]
  • Bicyclist Killed in Collision With Car on Domenigoni Parkway - menifee247
    menifee247Bicyclist Killed in Collision With Car on Domenigoni Parkwaymenifee247A male bicyclist died Wednesday afternoon when struck by a car on eastbound Domenigoni Parkway a few hundred yards east of Lindenberger Road. The man, described as being in his 50s, was riding with another cyclist near the peak of the hill heading ...MENIFEE: Traffic collision ki […]
  • Ukiah will try again to host Amgen Tour bicycle race - Ukiah Daily Journal
    Ukiah will try again to host Amgen Tour bicycle raceUkiah Daily JournalThe city of Ukiah was again invited to try to host the Amgen Tour of California, which staff described as the most important bicycle race in the United States. Shannon Riley, a project and grant administrator for the city, said 2015 "will be the 10th ...
  • Albany/El Cerrito: All-day bike race will take over city streets Sunday - San Jose Mercury News
    Albany/El Cerrito: All-day bike race will take over city streets SundaySan Jose Mercury NewsALBANY -- An all-day bicycle racing event on Sunday will close several streets along the Albany and El Cerrito border. The 30th annual Berkeley Bicycle Club Criterium will bring some 400 to 450 entrants who will race in various brackets starting at 7 a ...and more »
    Pattaya PeoplePATTAYA COURT BICYCLE RACESPattaya PeopleThe first Bicycle Ride competition organised by Pattaya Provincial Court got underway on the morning of Sunday, 20th July. Over 500 cyclists turned up to participate in the two races, witnessed by many local celebrities and government officials. The ...