LA Can’t “Do It”
Why an Hour Record Attempt Might Not Happen
6/26/05 - Words and images by Kraig Willett
Despite the re-assurances of his current coach, and the empirical extrapolations of academia, I don’t think that LA can surpass the hour record held by Chris Boardman. Not that it matters, though, since LA is hanging up his wheels in a few weeks… What I’m about to present may seem like pretty tenuous evidence in support of a pretty bold claim (one that’s sure to draw the ire of a few people); however, relax folks, it’s just bike racin’ – and I’m just an abaqus-movin’-slide-rulin’-pencil-pushin’-not-much-smarter-than-a-box-of-rocks-dork!