San Francisco this weekend.

San Francisco this weekend.

So hey. If you live in the SF Bay- you should make an effort to be here. It looks like it’s going to be a great time. Saturday 10/24/09 East Bay BART Scramble Register at 12, race at 1pm East Bay BART Alleycat Trailer from JB Davis on Vimeo. Make Rent Alley Cat Race ART CRANK INFO HERE Sunday 10/25/09 Artcycle is an alleycat going down this Sunday in SF. It’s an event being thrown in effort to raise money…

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Cyclebound. Bike Porn 3

Cyclebound. Bike Porn 3

This trailer is not safe for work. There was a longer trailer earlier, this one is shorter. But it’s not the size of the trailer, its how you work it, or so I’ve heard. So here you go: Cycle Bound Trailer -tight from rev phil on Vimeo. The Bike Smut crazy train has been through Seattle once this year, but they will likely make another trip through early next year.  Prepare for the “Backlash” in Feb/Mar of 2010. More info…

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206 Polo, the Great Pumpkin Edition

206 Polo, the Great Pumpkin Edition

As you probably know, Seattle likes it’s polo.  We are home to the World Champions, as well as many other skilled players.  Thursday nights you can play polo under I-5 at 65th and Ravenna.  Last week I attended, and Andre brought together quite the event.  There was pumpkin carving, pumpkin pie eating, a keg, and eventually, the destruction of the pumpkins carved earlier.  Good fun all around, and we even got to see Freiburger play a couple games with a…

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A good ol’ fashioned Revival.

A good ol’ fashioned Revival.

After a wonderful summer, and lots of cameras rolling, it looks like people are finishing their editing, and we go into the movie screening part of the year.  The Revival has some Seattle riders, and will likely be hosting a premiere in November as well, but if you want to be first to the punch, head north for the Vancouver World Premiere.

Baron Bicycles, Seattle WA

Baron Bicycles, Seattle WA

The other day I had the opportunity to meet with Geoff Casey. Geoff is the man behind Baron Cycles. We met up at his shop in SODO, an industrial neighborhood in Seattle. The warehouse is surrounded by pothole ridden streets, train tracks, and gravel roads. Large trucks and trains cross back and forth through the area. Baron oddly enough, seems quite at home here. They lay nestled in a large cubicle, in a giant warehouse shared with a decorative metal…

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Rapha Constructor’s Race recap

Rapha Constructor’s Race recap

This looks like it was a lot of fun. Congrats to Rapha Continental Rider and builder, Tony Pereira, for winning the Oregon Manifest Design Challenge.  Thirty two of the top handmade bicycle builders in the US were there to show that their bike was the best of the best.  Seattle’s own Taylor Sizemore had a bike in the show as well, being ridden by Tyler Johnson. The last few years seem to have brought a breath of fresh air when…

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