USA Cycling unveils high-tech pursuit bike for Rio Olympics

By By DAVE SKRETTA
AP Sports Write

The fastest women’s pursuit team in track cycling just got a whole lot faster. Not by a small margin, either. USA Cycling and bike maker Felt unveiled a revolutionary bike more than two years in the making Friday, one that should make the record-setting Americans the odds-on favorites for gold at the Rio Olympics. The bike takes into consideration the specific aerodynamics of a velodrome for the first time, resulting in a number of unique attributes: the entire bike is asymmetrical to account for yaw, the drive-train is moved from the right side to the left, and every tube is …

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