About the World Championships via Richmond2015.com: The Road World Championships (Worlds) is cycling’s pinnacle event, held annually in an international city as chosen by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) through a competitive bidding process similar to the Olympic Games. Worlds is a nine-day event, featuring 12 Championship races for Elite Men and Women, Under 23… Read more »
The Philadelphia International Championship is an annual bicycle race held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is described as “America’s top international cycling classic, and one of the richest and most prestigious one day races outside of Europe.” The race starts on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and then heads along Kelly Drive into the northwest section of… Read more »
Photos taken April 26th & 27th, 2008 at the final two stages of the Tour de Georgia. Stage 6 took the riders from Blairsville to Brasstown Bald, the highest mountain in Georgia. Stage 7, the final leg of the race, was a mostly ceremonial circuit course around downtown Atlanta.
1. Kanstantsin Siutsou (Team High Road)
2. Trent Loew (Slipstream-Chipotle)
3. Levi Leipheimer (Astana)
Best Young Rider – Trent Lowe (Slipstream-Chipotle)
Sprint Jersey Standings – Greg Henderson (Team High Road)
King of the Mountain – KOM – Jason McCartney (CSC)
Most Aggressive Overall – Rory Sutherland (Jittery Joe’s)
Top 25 Male Finishers Place Bib Name Time State Country Citizenship 1 3 Martin Lel 2:09:04 Kenya KEN 2 4 Abderrahim Goumri 2:09:16 Morocco MAR 3 9 Hendrick Ramaala 2:11:25 South Africa RSA 4 6 Stefano Baldini 2:11:58 Italy ITA 5 11 James Kwambai 2:12:25 Kenya KEN 6 14 Ruggero Pertile 2:13:01 Italy ITA 7… Read more »
New York, Photos
May 30th, 2008: Manhattan Crane Collapse at 91st Street and 1st Avenue
On May 30th, 2008, a crane collapsed at a construction site at East 91st Street and 1st Avenue in New York City killing two construction workers. These photos were taken immediately afterwards from a neighboring apartment building. Photos taken after the crane collapse – May 30th, 2008 Photos taken during the set up of the… Read more »
The Nantahala River is located in western North Carolina, near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and is the most popular river for whitewater rafting and paddling in the Southeastern United States. The word “Nantahala” comes from Cherokee meaning “Land of the Noonday Sun.” The river runs through a narrow and steep gorge stretching eight… Read more »
What if the island of Manhattan left New York City to visit other cities? Where would it go and what would it look like?
Inspired by Bill Rankin’s “The Errant Isle of Manhattan” and kottke.org’s “Manhattan Elsewhere” projects, “Manhattan on Vacation” takes the island of Manhattan to San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, and Hawaii.
NYCBikeMaps.com took on the ambitious task of mapping New York City’s bike lanes, bike paths, and greenways using google maps and years of GPS data from bike rides around the City. NYCBikeMaps.com launched in April of 2006 and has been featured on Gothamist, Google’s Summer of Green, and numerous other blogs and websites. As of December 2007, NYCBikeMaps.com has been used by more than sixty thousand people.