Top Bicycle Riders Will Race Today on Streets of Long Beach

Many of the nation's top cyclists will ride through the streets of downtown Long Beach today in the first All American Sportsclub Winter bicycle race, the first major cycling event of the year.

American standouts Alexei Grewal, Davis Phinney, Steve Hegg and Ken Carpenter head a men's field of both road racers and sprinters that will race 50 laps over an 8/10ths-of-a-mile course.

Entrants in the 25-lap women's criterium include Rebecca Twigg and Connie Pareskevin Young.

The women's race starts at 10 a.m, with the men's race scheduled to follow at 11:30 a.m. The start/finish line is located at the corner of Ocean Boulevard and Pacific Avenue .

For the Record Los Angeles Times Tuesday January 12, 1988 Home Edition Sports Part 3 Page 4 Column 3 Sports Desk 1 inches; 30 words Type of Material: Correction The name of a participant in Sunday's All American Sportsclub Winter Bicycle Race was incorrectly spelled in Monday's editions of The Times. Roy Knickman, an Olympic bicycle racer, was the subject of the article.
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