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This weekend its NACCC-Boston

This weekend…

Beantown becomes the host to the North American Cycle Courier Championships. The nations messengers battle it out to hold the crown of who is the fastest. This year is a break from past events with an open traffic work simulation causing some debate among the seasoned veterans who believe these events should only be held on closed courses. This is similar to the debate about weather non-couriers can attend. Either way, if you enjoy biking in the city come on out to Boston for a great time weather you compete or not. Here is a schedule: (thanks Prolly)

Friday

14:00-22:00 – Registration and Art Show hosted by Red Bull and 4th Wall Project @ 4th Wall Project
22:00 – Welcome Scramble Alleycat
22:00-2:00 Welcome Party

Saturday

10:00-12:00 Open Forum
12:00-16:00 Sprints/Skids/Side Events & BBQ
16:00-22:00 Polo Tournament (Allston Polo Courts)
17:00-19:00 Billiards Tournament @ Flat Top Johnny’s (Cambridge, MA)
20:00 Alleycat
22:00-2:00 Party@ Harpers Ferry (Allston, MA)
Arm Wrestling/Dancing/Tetris Competitions @ Harpers

Sunday

10:00 – 18:00 Work Simulation (Details TBA)
20:00-1:00 Awards Party @ The Middle East Downstairs (Cambridge, MA)
2:00 The Hustle/Cee-lo Throwdown

Check out the website for details:
www.naccc09boston.com

A group of riders left from NYC on Tuesday. Check it out: R1 fun ride

Speaking of Boston, here is an article on plans for bike sharing in this city which at times has unfriendly streets for cyclists. (thanks Corey for the forwarding)

Read the rest of the article here.

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