Christian Vande Velde passed over for Olympics
By Phil Arvia email@example.com June 15, 2012 5:54PM
Christian Vande Velde poses near his bikes at his home in Lemont last July, after captaining the winning team in the Tour de France. Vande Velde was passed over Friday for selection to the U.S. Olympic road cycling team. | Matt Marton~Sun-Times Media
Updated: June 15, 2012 5:54PM
Twice an Olympian and hoping for a third berth, decorated cyclist Christian Vande Velde of Lemont wasn’t among the five riders chosen Friday for the United States Olympic Team’s road cycling contingent.