Thursday, June 19, 2008

A day in Harlem...on bikes

I just wanted to report on this event that happened in Harlem, last Sunday. It was the 35th annual Skyscrapper Criterium, a day of pro racing in NYC where they have a closed course and have different categories of racing.

But it wasn't just for the spandex crowd, Bike messengers got a chance to compete as well bringing their unique style of competition and giving audiences a view at "alleycat racing."

Here is an article in Time magazine online.

written by: Sarah L. Lynch

Photo of Dwain Walters competing in the messenger race.

(not allowed to embed this)
but here is the link for video of the Messenger Race.

Here are a bunch of pictures from Keirin US

and a bunch more from Amy Bolger on Squid's site:

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