August 11, 1986 |
Alan McCormack of the Killian's Red Irish Team sprinted into the lead with 200 yards to go Sunday to win the San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Criterium of the Coors International bicycle race. McCormack, 29, had an official time of 1 hour 30 minutes 22 seconds in the 45-lap, 39.6 mile event. Teun Van Vliet, 24, of the Holland Professional Team was second followed by American Roy Knickman, 21, of the Levi's Team.
June 26, 1989
Peter Gylling, a native of Denmark who now makes his home in Santa Ana, broke away 10 kilometers from the finish to win the seventh and final stage of the Washington Trust Cycling race Sunday in Spokane, Wash. Gylling completed the 60-kilometer criterium through the streets of downtown Spokane in 1 hour and 2 minutes. Gylling was 58th overall.
June 25, 1989 |
Despite finishing third in Saturday's sixth stage of the Washington Trust Classic, John Tomac of Chatsworth dropped to 11th place in the five-day bicycle race in Spokane, Wash. Tomac, who started the day 10th overall, completed the 34-mile criterium through Manito Park in 1 hour, 4 minutes, 58 seconds. However, time bonuses moved second-place finisher David Farmer past Tomac into 10th place overall. The stage was won by Alexi Grewal.
August 17, 1985 |
Davis Phinney pulled into the lead with one lap to go and held on to win the Denver Tivoli Criterium for men Friday night in the Coors International bicycle races. Phinney, of Boulder, Colo., finished the 90-minute event in 1 hour 29 minutes 34 seconds. He has also won two other criteriums since the races started in California Aug. 3. Stephane Guay of France was second. Greg LeMond retained the overall men's lead in the races, which end Sunday.
July 17, 1988 |
Shopping will take a back seat to cycling today on Rodeo Drive, as some of the world's top criterium riders compete in the $25,000 Subaru Cycling Invitational in Beverly Hills. The riders will speed along a course through the heart of Beverly Hills' shopping district, covering Rodeo Drive, Brighton Way, Beverly Drive and Little Santa Monica Boulevard. The 20-mile, 50-lap women's race will begin at noon, and the men's 30-mile, 75-lap race will start at 1:30 p.m.
June 8, 1987 |
After Chris Carmichael broke his leg in a skiing accident last December, he was told to start looking for another job. His job at the time was a professional bicycle racer. Doctors at a Mt. Shasta hospital said he probably would never ride competitively again and would not walk for at least a year. But on Sunday, Carmichael was where he loves to be--pedaling furiously in the lead pack of a bicycle race.