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.)

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    CBS LocalBicyclist killed by train near DearbornDearborn Press and GuideA man died after being struck by a train while trying to cross the tracks on a bicycle, the Associated Press reported. The man was hit at about 1 a.m. Aug. 19 on Detroit 's west side near the Dearborn border, the report said. The Dearborn police rescue ...Bicyclist Struck, Killed By […]
  • 22-year-old bicyclist killed in early morning crash - Montgomery Advertiser
    22-year-old bicyclist killed in early morning crashMontgomery AdvertiserA 22-year-old bicyclist was killed early this morning after he was hit by a passenger vehicle in Montgomery. Cornelius Miller from Montgomery was riding his bike on Narrow Lane Road between Seibels Road and Herbert Road around 5:55 a.m. when he was ...Montgomery bicyclist killed after be […]
  • East Kazakhstan Children's Bike Race Honors History of Domestic Cycling - Astana Times
    East Kazakhstan Children's Bike Race Honors History of Domestic CyclingAstana TimesSchoolchild of Kazakhstan 2014, the 45th international multi-day bicycle race that started Aug. 4 in the East Kazakhstan region, was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of domestic cycling and supported by the national newspaper, Kazakhstanskaya Pravda.
  • LV Times columnist: The case for a Catholic high school bike team - Leavenworth Times
    LV Times columnist: The case for a Catholic high school bike teamLeavenworth TimesFor example, there is road racing, which is most exemplified by something like the Tour de France. There is also mountain bike racing, which is conducted on trails and dirt roads similar to forest service roads, and there are time trials, which are ...and more »
  • Bicycle Racers Converge On Downtown Danbury - The Daily Voice
    Bicycle Racers Converge On Downtown DanburyThe Daily VoiceWomen riders at a turn during the Danbury Audi Race4Scholars Criterium amateur and professional bicycle races in downtown Danbury on Sunday. It was held on a 1-kilometer course. Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern. A rider makes a turn during the ...
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