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1984: SPOTLIGHT ON USA OLYMPIC TRACKIES 

My buddy Tyler has been doing a lot of digging around at the bike shop where he works and he’s been uncovering some real gems including this old copy of the Cal State Dominguez Hills magazine Directions from Spring of 1984.  This was such an awesome time for Los Angeles as the world’s top competitors were coming together to see who’s the best of the best.

This is a pretty cool feature on USA’s ‘84 track squad including Nelson “The Cheetah” Vails, Mark Gorski and Mark Whitehead (who passed away earlier this year).  With Gorski and Vails winning Gold and Silver in the Sprint tournament, the American team killed it that year.  Five of the fifteen medals awarded in Track Cycling events stayed in the USA.  Thanks for making us proud, gents!

Kudos to Tyler for scanning this page.
1984: SPOTLIGHT ON USA OLYMPIC TRACKIES 

My buddy Tyler has been doing a lot of digging around at the bike shop where he works and he’s been uncovering some real gems including this old copy of the Cal State Dominguez Hills magazine Directions from Spring of 1984.  This was such an awesome time for Los Angeles as the world’s top competitors were coming together to see who’s the best of the best.

This is a pretty cool feature on USA’s ‘84 track squad including Nelson “The Cheetah” Vails, Mark Gorski and Mark Whitehead (who passed away earlier this year).  With Gorski and Vails winning Gold and Silver in the Sprint tournament, the American team killed it that year.  Five of the fifteen medals awarded in Track Cycling events stayed in the USA.  Thanks for making us proud, gents!

Kudos to Tyler for scanning this page.

1984: SPOTLIGHT ON USA OLYMPIC TRACKIES


My buddy Tyler has been doing a lot of digging around at the bike shop where he works and he’s been uncovering some real gems including this old copy of the Cal State Dominguez Hills magazine Directions from Spring of 1984. This was such an awesome time for Los Angeles as the world’s top competitors were coming together to see who’s the best of the best.

This is a pretty cool feature on USA’s ‘84 track squad including Nelson “The Cheetah” Vails, Mark Gorski and Mark Whitehead (who passed away earlier this year). With Gorski and Vails winning Gold and Silver in the Sprint tournament, the American team killed it that year. Five of the fifteen medals awarded in Track Cycling events stayed in the USA. Thanks for making us proud, gents!

Kudos to Tyler for scanning this page.

Young LeMond at 1977 USCF National Championships


This is one of my favorite video finds so far. This is raw unedited Super 8 footage from the ‘77 Nationals in Seattle, WA. It’s a looong video. The first five minutes is some road racing (sans audio) and then the track events start. The footage is choppy, grainy and often shaky but the Super 8 film has such a cool look to it.

The best part is, if you listen to the announcer, they’ve got some young talents in the junior races such as Mark Gorski and the one-and-only Greg LeMond — who was probably 16 years old at the time. LeMond kills it too!

Big props to CinelliDog for posting this up.


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