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Global Gutz. Saturday.

Luk Keller has been the mastermind behind an Alleycat that takes place on the same day in dozens of cities all over the world.

This race is Saturday June 20th…known as: Global Gutz, the worldwide bicycle courier race.
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Here are some awesome flyers from all over the world:
ggbasel
flyer_farbig44
gg_melbourne
globalgutzstgochile

and here in NYC, Global Gutz will be at 4:00pm at the site of the Bicycle Film Festival Block Party. 2nd and 2nd…rain or shine.
globalgutsflier

For a history of Globa Gutz, check here.

I had a brief chat with Courier Marli Epp, whos working on Global Gutz Toronto.

Name, Age and where you live (ride)

My name is Marli. I am 25 and live/ride in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

What bikes do you own?

I own a nondescript black fixie with red detailing and an ’82 Marinoni road bike

What will be your next bike purchase?

Something red and light and fast.

What’s happening in Toronto for GG?

We’re having a race and having a party.

Is GG for messengers only?

Messengers only.

How does it work?

GG is a race that happens in several cities around the world at the same time, it is all the same distance course so essentially you’re racing other messengers from around the world in a time trial. The top male and female racers win a ticket to the CMWC. It’s in Tokyo this year so there’s a large prize up for grabs.

Will you have any connection with the other cities during the race?

Other than the internet? We’ll see what happens. I’m volunteering not organizing so I’m not sure.

What is it like messengering in Toronto?

I get paid to ride my bike all day, what more do you need to know?
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Other cities Global Gutz will take place in:
Adelaide, Australia
Basel, Switzerland
Berlin, Germany
Bremen, Germany
Brisbane, Australia
Cebu City, Philippines
Chicago, USA
Cologne, Germany
Copenhagen, Denmark
Dublin, Ireland
Essen, Germany
Frankfurt, Germany
Fukuoka, Japan
Geneva, Switzerland
Graz, Austria
Halifax, Canada
Helsinki, Finland
Kassel, Germany
Krakow, Poland
Lausanne, Switzerland
Madrid, Spain
Melbourne, Australia
Milan, Italy
Montreal, Canada
Nagoya, Japan
New York City, USA
Norfolk, VA. USA
Paris, France
Perth, Australia
San Diego, USA
Santiago de Chile, Chile
Seattle, USA
Sydney, Australia
Toronto, Canada
Vienna, Austria
Warsaw, Poland
Washington DC, USA
Winnipeg, Canada
Yokohama, Japan
Zurich, Switzerland

1 comment to Global Gutz. Saturday.

  • I found your blog by chance . but i have to say that it’s great blog very useful information and very interesting subjects just greetings and good luck
    i’m not going i will be always checking for updates.