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.)

  • Man Bicycling Across America Killed In Oklahoma Wreck - News On 6
    kjrh.comMan Bicycling Across America Killed In Oklahoma WreckNews On 6He died at the scene. The OHP said another bicyclist - identified as Bridget Anderson, 22 - was hurt in the same crash. Troopers said she was stable when she was airlifted to OU Medical Center with a leg injury. According to the trooper's report ...Bicyclist from Florida killed when s […]
  • South Florida Bicyclist Struck and Killed by Car in Oklahoma - NBC 6 South Florida
    South Florida Bicyclist Struck and Killed by Car in OklahomaNBC 6 South FloridaA bicyclist from Florida was killed and another was injured when they were struck by a car on Highway 152 in western Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Thursday that 25-year-old Patrick Wanninkhof of Key Biscayne, Florida, was dead at the ...
  • Two road bike races set for weekend - Daily Comet
    Two road bike races set for weekendDaily CometTwo of the area's biggest annual bike races are on tap for this weekend. The Louisiana/Mississippi Bicycle Racing Association (LAMBRA) will host a four-man team time trial championship that will begin at the Jubilee Truck Stop & Casino in Vacherie at 9 ...and more »
  • Photos: Oak Ridge Velo Classic bike races, bike rodeo - Oak Ridge Today
    Photos: Oak Ridge Velo Classic bike races, bike rodeoOak Ridge TodayA bicycle racing event in Oak Ridge this past weekend (July 25 and 26) featured three types of races, a Family Wellness Festival, and a Kids Bike Rodeo. It was the URS-CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) Oak Ridge Velo Classic. There were three types of races ...
  • Firehouse 50 Bike race, run & Homecoming Fun - Ashland Daily Press
    Ashland Daily PressFirehouse 50 Bike race, run & Homecoming FunAshland Daily PressThe main event — a 50.5-mile bicycle road race beginning and ending in Grand View — kicks off at 10:30 a.m. from the ballpark on Saturday. Racers traversing through Namakagon, Cable and Drummond before winding back up in Grand View are treated to ...
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