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.)

  • Coroner IDs bicyclist killed in hit-and-run accident - Las Vegas Sun
    Coroner IDs bicyclist killed in hit-and-run accidentLas Vegas SunA bicyclist killed in a hit-and-run accident late Friday has been identified as Jeffrey Robert Gonzales, 33, of Las Vegas, according to the Clark County Coroner's Office. Gonzales was crossing Sahara Avenue at Mohawk Street about 11:40 p.m. when he was ...
  • Bicyclist Killed in Highland Park Identified - EGP News
    Bicyclist Killed in Highland Park IdentifiedEGP NewsThe coroner's office identified on saturday a bicyclist struck and killed in a hit-and-run crash in Highland Park as 33-year-old Jose Luna. No home address was available for Luna, who was struck about 3 a.m. Friday in a marked crosswalk in the 4000 ...
  • Crowds fired up about Firecracker bicycle event - Leader-Telegram
    Leader-TelegramCrowds fired up about Firecracker bicycle eventLeader-TelegramBradley Boettcher, left, and Don Freitag take the last few turns in the first lap of the Red Flint Firecracker race Sunday in Eau Claire. About 800 participants came out to compete in the different level races around the Eau Claire County Exposition ...and more »
  • East Tosa Gran Prix bicycle races - Wauwatosa Now
    East Tosa Gran Prix bicycle racesWauwatosa NowWe welcome reader discussion but strive to keep things civil. Please see our discussion guidelines and terms of use for more information. If you see a comment that violates our guidelines, please flag it for review. If you have any other issues with ...and more »
  • Carytown Bicycle opens new shop at Westchester Commons in Chesterfield - Richmond Times-Dispatch
    Richmond Times-DispatchCarytown Bicycle opens new shop at Westchester Commons in ChesterfieldRichmond Times-DispatchCarytown Bicycle also sponsors weekly criterium bicycle races Tuesday nights at Bryan Park from mid-May to mid-September. The spectator-friendly short-course events start at 6 p.m. and are increasing in popularity. During the world championship […]
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