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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 09-19-05, 08:46 PM   #1
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Any races/events coming up in Boston?

Are there any races coming to boston in the near future? If so, will these be open to people other than messengers?
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Old 09-20-05, 07:52 AM   #2
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Races have been a little weird this year. There was no Fallout but there have been a couple of other races over the summer. There's usually a race sometime around October.
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Old 09-20-05, 08:43 AM   #3
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i want to setup a fixed urban cross rac e when i get back, lets get those pretty track bikes muddy!
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Old 09-20-05, 08:49 AM   #4
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i want to setup a fixed urban cross rac e when i get back, lets get those pretty track bikes muddy!
No We're talkin'!

BTW, Cross Nat's and possible huge Alleycat in Prov. the same weekend ! Not confirmed for sure on that Alleycat but the word is out nonetheless to tak place at the State House in PVD.

http://www.usacycling.org/news/user/story.php?id=1800

USA Cycling announced today that Roger Williams Park in Providence, R.I. will host the 2005 Cyclo-cross National Championships December 9-11.

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Old 09-20-05, 10:06 AM   #5
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I had this dream of a balls-out sprint down Memorial Drive. But maybe Storrow would be more exciting. Ahem.

I'll be at the track on Thursday if people want to sprint some laps. Miss&Out, maybe Madisons, maybe an actual bracketed event if we can get enough kids out.
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I've ridden Storrow. It's even legal, though I don't think I would do it in the dark or during the week.
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Old 09-20-05, 10:59 AM   #7
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how about an "underground sprint race", and by underground, i mean big dig underground?
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Old 09-20-05, 11:08 AM   #8
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Have you seen Lucas Brunelle's video of him and a few other bikers riding the big dig before it was opened? www.digave.com/videos
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Have you seen the SCUL movie where they ride to the airport the legal way and decide "screw it" and ride back in the Ted Williams and get caught by the 5-0s?
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Linkie?
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Old 09-20-05, 04:09 PM   #11
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http://www.scul.org/movie/

At 2:30, it's about an hour too long, but it's still fun. I bought the DVD 'cause it was $10 if anyone wants to borrow it.
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Holy crap, no wonder I was falling out of my chair at the midnight screening. I like me some SCUL, but it better be Scorsese if it's two and a half hours long!
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Yeah, I dozed a bit during parts.
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