Archive for October, 2010

Nice Recovery

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Supposedly the crash was an accident, but the handling of his forceful ejection was deliberate. Professional Gymnast, or so I was told.

Fixed Gear Sprint Racing

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

There is a type of bicycle racing that they call a “sprint” match. A few competitors use fixed-gear bikes to race about 1,000 to 3,000 feet. Riding in your opponents slip-stream allows you to expend less effort, keeping you fresher for the end, so you can dash by him to the finish. At this short of a distance, you wouldn’t think it would matter much, but look how determined they can be.

More info on Wikipedia.