A 62-year-old Glendale man suffered a medical emergency while riding his bicycle on the Angeles Crest (2) Highway in La Canada Flintridge and died, authorities said Sunday.

The bicyclist was identified as Steve Gerdes, according to the coroner’s office.

Gerdes’ death was reported at about 8:10 a.m. Saturday at Mile Marker 27.55 of the Angeles Crest Highway, the California Highway Patrol said.

He was riding his Cervelo bicycle eastbound when he was stricken, the CHP said.

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