Yes, I'm new here. I actually just got into cycling. Believe it or not, I was never that big on bikes until after watching a documentary about alleycat racing. The movie is called 'Line of Sight' and it showcases the world of underground bicycle racing (the only rules: fixed gear, and no brakes).
Here's the trailer, if you're not familiar with the movie:
So, what does the cycling community think about alleycat racing? From what I hear, everyday cyclists seem to have a dislike for racers, but I'm trying to understand why. What does everyone think of alleycat racing? Hate it? Love it? And why?