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Bay Area Olympic cyclists

The San Jose Mercury News highlighted Olympic athletes from the Bay Area today, including cyclists Christine Thorburn of Sunnyvale and Mary McConneloug of Fairfax. Christine Thorburn Christine Throburn practices medicine at the Palo Alto Medical Clinic as a rheumatologist, when she’s not racing for Webcor Builders women’s professional cycling team. Christine won the National Time read more »

Beijing: Olympic road race to be postponed?

Olympic broadcasters around the world have been sent into panic as Games organisers warned them there was a chance the men’s cycling road race may be postponed because of smog. Read more. I guess we’ll know for sure tomorrow morning. Related news: WIRED compares the air in Beijing with previous Olympic host cities. USA Today: read more »

Olympic cycling streaming video schedule

NBCOlympics.com will broadcast Olympic coverage online in the United States with a 3 hour delay after the event. Cycling events will be broadcast at the times listed below. All times are USA Pacific Time. Related items: Masked cyclists apologize. Bay Area Olympic cyclists Date Cycling event Time Friday, August 8 Men’s road race 11:30 PM read more »

Monday recap

New York Magazine predicts nobody will use CitiBike in the winter. But guess what? CitiBike reports 19,000 rides last Wednesday, when temperatures were at or below freezing. More bicycle stories below the photo of cycling teens in decidedly warmer San Jose, CA.

Sunny and hot

TGIF. The weather is supposed to be sunny and hot along the coast this weekend, which means the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared a Spare the Air Day for Saturday because of expected high ozone levels. With this wonderful weather and dropping gasoline prices, we’ll see a lot of beach and boardwalk read more »

Gold medal cyclist rode her bike to school

Nicole Cook of the UK won the Gold Medal this morning in the women’s road race during the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Photo copied from Pez Cycling News, which has lots of photos of the women cycling through the rain during their road race. Nicole used to ride her bike to school. This stuff pays read more »