JESS VARNISH: TAKE THE LEAD
THE ONE-LAP WONDER
A CYCLING SCIENCE PROJECT
DEVISED TO TAKE ON THE AUSSIES
SHE WAS 3 YEARS IN THE MAKING
NOW GOLD IS HERS FOR THE TAKING
VICTORIA PENDLETON: TAKE THE PACE
VIC OF THE VELODROME
THE POCKET-ROCKET ON PEDALS
PETITE BUT PACY
SHE PROVES MUSCLES DON’T WIN MEDALS
I already miss you Ms. Pendleton, will Jess make up for the longing in my heart?
The Flying Scotsman, Graeme Obree, qualified for the final of the human-powered land speed record in Battle Mountain, Nevada last night with an official speed of 46.8 mph in his morning session. However, he reached speeds of around 55 mph within the first 0.5 miles. In the evening session following modifications to the bike he reached 47.7 mph, while other competitors struggled with the evening headwind conditions.
And if you’re bored at work and have some headphones, check out this interview(podcast) with GO on THI!