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 while attempting to cross State Road 50, police say - WKMG Orlando
    WKMG OrlandoBicyclist killed while attempting to cross State Road 50, police sayWKMG OrlandoA Winter Gardens man was killed Sunday morning as he rode his motorized bicycle near a Taco Bell at 1810 East State Road 50. Police said Silas Clifford Woods, 55, was attempting to cross the road around 10:05 a.m. when a gray four-door sedan, driven by ...Man on motor […]
  • Bicyclist Dies After Being Shot In Pomona - CBS Local
    Bicyclist Dies After Being Shot In PomonaCBS LocalPOMONA ( — A 26-year-old man riding a bicycle was shot and later died at a local hospital Saturday night, according to police. Pomona police Sgt. Steve Congalton told City News Service that Joshua Daniel Roberts was on a bicycle in the 1500 ...Pomona bicyclist shot, killedInland Valley Daily Bulleti […]