American President previews Olympic MTB Course

During his visit to Beijing, China, for the 2008 Olympic Games, US President George Bush managed to...

During his visit to Beijing, China, for the 2008 Olympic Games, US President George Bush managed to get in some riding in between watching some non-cycling events. Known as an avid mountain biker, Bush took a spin around the Olympic course in Laoshan.

"Biking was really, really difficult," Bush said according to the New York Times. "That's why they call it an Olympic course." His ride on the race course was his second after he previously rode it with the Chinese team in 2005.

The Olympic Mountain Bike races are scheduled for August 22 (women) and August 23 (men). Stay tuned to Cyclingnews for complete coverage.

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