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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, [...]

NACCC 2011-Austin TX-October 7th-9th

This year the nations couriers head down south to Texas for the North American Cycle Courier Championships. naccc2011austin.wordpress.com. Here is a blurb from their site:

The 2011 North American Cycle Courier Championships, presented by Chrome, are going down October 7th-9th in Austin, Texas. The crew invite the messengers of the world to their town [...]

Yeehaw, this years NACCC in Austin Texas

This years North American Cycle Courier Championships: October 7th-9th, Austin Texas

More details to come, www.naccc2011austin.com

CMWC2011-Warsaw Poland

Forget that silly race in France. The really battle of cycling supremacy is the annual Cycle Messenger World Championships. This year it’s being held in Warsaw Poland from July 27th-31st.

Promo video:

Find out more www.warsawcarkillers.org

The site provides a nice list of host cities past:

“1993 Berlin, DE 1994 London, UK [...]

Article in Wired about NYC bike courier tech

Here is a great article from Wired Magazine taking a thoughtful look at NYC bike messengers adapting to the new trends in technology which also threaten their livelihoods. The article features couriers Austin Horse and Wild Bill Meier (on the road since 1982) and Samurai messenger company owner, Josh Weitzner.

Bike Messengers Pedal [...]

Couriers in the snow

Another article from messenger media watch dog, Joe Hendry. Taken from the Greek, “Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these courageous couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” In Ames Iowa, bike courier Jim Gregory knows a thing or two about riding in bad weather.

Blizzard doesn’t [...]

NYC messengers new music track.

Get ready to add a new moniker to one of NYC’s most vibrant couriers…Stoned Tone.

Courier, race organizer and now MC. He’s got a new track called Movin’ featuring Toronto’s own courier legend Sunny D the Red Sonia and Angry Drew.

With lyrics dedicated to being a hardcore messenger (I especially like [...]

Congratulations! Austin Horse gets 2nd

Nice work! Our own Austin Horse took a break from filming Premium Rush, the messenger movie, and got 2nd place in the Cycle Messenger World Championships in Panajachel, Guatemala.

Here are some more updates:

Nadir Olivet is the owner of Toronto’s la Carrera Cycles http://www.lacarrera-cycles.com/ and the main organizer and sponsor of [...]

CMWC in Guatemala, mudslides and all.

Nadir Olivet, a Guatemalan native and owner of La Carrera Cycles in Toronto, had a wild idea. Why not host this years 18th annual Cycle Messenger World Championships in his native country. Despite severe weather such as mudslides, the show has gone one.

Here is a report, via Messmedia.org from VeloNews.

The show [...]

Heading to Guatemala?

So who’s heading to Panajachel for the 18th Annual Cycle Messenger World Championships?

Register today and be eligible to win this sweet bag from Reload:

More info here.