Rebecca Twigg Whitehead and Thurlow Rogers are the favorites for the Subaru Cycling Invitational that will be run today in Beverly Hills. Opening ceremonies are scheduled for 11:30 a.m., with the women's race at 11:55. A celebrity pedi-cab race will precede the men's race, scheduled to start at 2:45 p.m.
The 4/10ths-mile course begins in front of the Rodeo Collection on Rodeo Drive and follows Brighton Way, Beverly Drive and Little Santa Monica Boulevard. Cyclists will ride 75 laps for a total of $25,000 in prize money.