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Took a ride around town tonight…4th of July race recap.

I took a ride around Manhattan tonight for a little exercise. It was such a beautiful night, with the warm air. I finally got to see those waterfalls at night and I have to say I was pretty impressed.

I had no idea you could get that close to them.

My one little burst [...]

Tour coverage, as it comes in.

So if your into the Tour De France and don’t have cable, but can get online, like me…there are a few options for viewing.

First is the Versus Network online

They have some live feeds and recaps including:

Thor Hushovd, from Norway, winning stage 2 today.

Another good source for live feeds [...]

Calgary is hosting a bike polo tournament

September 12-14th

Check out their website for more info.

Picture of CMWC in Toronto, by Yohei Morita, who has tons of great pictures up on flickr.

Tour De France starts tomorrow…and hopefully finishes clean.

After some shameful bouts with doping, the 95th Tour De France is set to take off tomorrow, under the close eye of the pro cycling community.

Here is an article from the NY times sports section which does a good job of explaining some new rules and procedures for this famous [...]

Download issue 8 of Urban Velo

Urban Velo out of Pittsburgh, has its latest issue available for download.

Get it here.

Contents includes:Cycle Messenger World Championships, World Naked Bike Ride, Bicycle Film Festival – NYC, A Special Place In Hell For Bike Thieves, Sustainable Fuel, Residue, Fastest Man On A Bicycle Honored At Last, Share… And Share Alike – [...]

Happy 4th of July

Results of CMWC 2008 posted

So the official site of the Cycle Messenger World Championships, held in Toronto this year, has posted the results.

Check it out here. (scroll down)

Some great photos of all the action posted on flickr by: Walter Lai.

His set

Once again congratulations to Shino…the world’s fastest messenger:Found this video on line [...]

4th of July Race…NYC

This Friday is the 4th of July and that means…”alleycat racing!”

This has been an annual event in New York and perhaps one of the oldest races, which of course is always being debated in messenger folklore.

Its only fitting then that this race starts at Madison Park.

Squid, has a nice story [...]

Heather is Travelin…

Cyclehawk informed me that our own bike messenger and alley cat champ from NYC, Heather is traveling through Corsica and Italy on bicycle.

Check out her daily exploits on her website and her flickr photostream with daily [...]

Rat Cult

I knew the rise in popularity of riding track bikes were part of some sadistic cult…and now there is proof.

Check out this trailer for a new video from RatCult

I believe these cats are from Vancouver and you can find out more about them and their exploits at the CMWC 08 in Toronto [...]