Chris Hoy tries a new bicycle

Scottish track cyclist Chris Hoy rides a folding bike during the Olympic closing ceremony in Beijing.

Olympics - Closing Ceremony

With his three gold medals in Beijing 2008, Chris Hoy is Scotland’s most successful Olympian, the first Briton to win three medals in a single Olympic games since Henry Taylor in 1908, and the most successful Olympic male cyclist of all time.

Rich Kelly mentions more about the bike commuter theme of London’s part of the show. Victoria Pendleton rode dressed like a messenger and rode a fixie, while Jamie Staff rode a city bike.

4 Comments

  • James T.
    August 25, 2008 - 2:34 pm | Permalink

    They should have made him race on that to even the playing field

  • James T.
    August 25, 2008 - 9:34 pm | Permalink

    They should have made him race on that to even the playing field

  • Yokota Fritz
    August 25, 2008 - 2:37 pm | Permalink

    Carlton made a similar comment over at QuickRelease :-)

  • Yokota Fritz
    August 25, 2008 - 9:37 pm | Permalink

    Carlton made a similar comment over at QuickRelease :-)

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