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Big Race in NYC. 4/1/13-April Fools

Big race today in the streets:

April Fool’s.

Today is Steve “Pops” Klein’s annual April Fool’s Alleycat.

April 1, 2013 from 5:30pm to 9pm Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan, by Statue of Sherman 59th and Fifth Avenue

Organized By: Steven Klein (Pops)

All you need to know:

Registration fee: $1.00 Race begins 6:30 pm [...]

Monster Track 14-more recaps and photos

Sometimes it a takes a while to get all the details of a past event and sometimes there are a few oversights on my part.

First off–a big one in the oversight department.

I forgot to include the 1st place female racer, Roz Patterson.

(photo from her page on: Urbancyclistworldwide.com )

In the [...]

Bike shop news-Strada Customs in Soho and Sunday Alley

DJ Mel DeBarge has been blowing up in the NYC club scene. He got his big break mixing for Beyonce’s birthday party.

He was recently on NBC news highlighting his favorite spots in Soho. One of which is the color mix-n-match track bike fashion store: Strada Customs located at 159 Mott Street.

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Great Monster Track #14 photos by Christian Zuñiga

Missed this year’s snowy Monster Track 14?

Here is a great photo series from Christen Zuñiga, seen on Urban Cyclist Worldwide.

View more: here.

Congratulations to winners of a snowy Monster Track 14

This was definitely a wet one, with one of the only times it’s actually been snowing during a race.

Congratulations to Austin Horse who won and took home the awesome Reload prize bag.

(image from UCWNET )

(Photo by Mariangel)

The Top 4 from right to left:

1) Austin 2)Alfred 3)Chris 4)Chaz (first [...]

Tomorrow, Track Bike Holiday-Monster Track 14-prize bag by Reload

Tomorrow (Saturday-March 16th) is the 14th annual Monster Track alleycat race. A New York City tradition. Fixed gear only, no hand brakes, live in open traffic.

Here is a dramatic promo from Urban Cyclist Worldwide

Winner of this coveted fixed gear classic will win a messenger bag custom made by Roland and [...]

Stupor bowl and Monster Track are coming

Two of the biggest and longest running alleycat races are kicking 2013 off right.

First up is in the sub-zero realm of Minneapolis, the 16th annual Stupor Bowl.

A little info I gleamed off: urban cyclist worldwide:

You know it’s coming, once again Minneapolis will open it’s arms and bars to the bike world [...]

Next host city of 2013 North American Cycle Courier Championships? (NACCC)

Just found out the next host city for the NACCC,

Seattle

www.sea-naccc-2013.com

Seattle native and cycling blogger Zlogblog.com is already talking launch party and fund raiser alleycat.

March 9th! Alley cat 7:30 starting at The In.

Bands starting at 9 pm! Lake Fight Junk Drawer Vibrator White Coward

I’m psyched, [...]

Couple of New Year’s events in NYC

Hey all you Alleycat race curious out there. Here is your chance to experience what it’s all about…

*December 30th, 1pm at the Atrium at 590 Madison Avenue and 56th Street. $6.23 to race. No machismo allowed.

Flyer found on: Urban Cyclist Worldwide.

Then, don’t forget to come celebrate New Year’s on [...]

Winter events from TrackorDieNYC

New events from TrackorDieNYC.com.

From their site:

The sequel to our alley cat series is coming soon. The Winter alley cat is the last race TrackOrDieNYC.com will organize for 2012 and is expected to be the biggest event we have organized in 2012. Having the coveted Chrome Industries Jersey and custom T.O.D/chrome [...]