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 […]
Saw this nice poster on urbancyclistworldwide.com.
The 19th Cycle Messenger World Championships are this weekend in Warsaw Poland. warsawcarkillers.org
World Bicycle Domination!
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.
Find out more www.warsawcarkillers.org
The site provides a nice list of host cities past:
“1993 Berlin, DE 1994 London, UK […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 Torontoâ€™s la Carrera Cycles http://www.lacarrera-cycles.com/ and the main organizer and sponsor of […]
Looks like this years Cycle Messenger World Championships is off to a rough start in Guatemala due to flooding. Several messengers from NYC are heading that way. Good Luck to all.
Guatemala mudslides kill at least 38; 2 buses hit
NAHUALA, Guatemala â€“ Torrential rains from a tropical depression caused landslides that […]
(Nadir Olivet, on the right) So Nadir Olivet, former messenger superstar, owner of La Carrera Cycles in Toronto, and one of the organizers of the next Cycle Messenger World Championships will be here in NYC for a week. Back on the road for Squid at Cycle Hawk Couriers.
I don’t think he’ll be […]
Here are some bike messenger related stories…
Joe Hendry of Mess Media posted a story about Couriers in Toronto.
Couriers the latest free-enterprizers on two wheels By Reuben Sokol Toronto Observer, April 7, 2010
(about photo: Andrew Parker, Amy Dyer, Steve Beiko and Marli Epp (left to right) huddle on Mar. 25 […]
There was a new narrative messenger movie shot here in NYC. Movement pictures is currently in post production on their movie described here:
About The Film The Messenger is a short film about Kaya, 19, a midwesterner who leaves behind family and friends to follow her passion for cycling to New York City. The […]