Category Archives: races
All-City: Bandit Cross!

Bandit Cross is a hell of a time. It’s a race with no rules and just the right amount of fun. Check out this video from All-City!

Dec 17, 2013 Comments are OFF
Chris King at the 2013 SSCXWC in Philly
Guest Gallery: Chris King at the 2013 SSCXWC in Philly

Year after year, one race promises a good time and delivers. The SSCXWC is often riddled with controversy and inclement weather, luckily this year, the latter only applied. After a successful qualifier at the Bilenky Junkyard Cross course, the racers took to the main event at another location. This year’s course was part taped, part off-road through hobo trails and singletrack. To top it off, it started snowing at the onset of the chaos. Out came the kegs, the grills and the party hats. When the dust settled, two champions reigned supreme, Adam Craig and Vicki Barclay. That’s two in a row for Craig…

Chris King’s Dylan VanWeelden is quite handy with his camera. From shooting for the Chris King blog and various products, to covering events, Dylan has his lens tuned into the Buzz. Check out a selection of his photos in the Gallery!

Dec 12, 2013 1 comment
Chris Lee at the 2013 SSCXWC in Philly Junkyard Cross
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Year after year, Bilenky‘s Junkyard Cross brings in a varying crowd of cyclists from the party-racers to the pros. This year however, Steve and the gang played their cards a little differently, embracing the SSCXWC in Philly and throwing Junkyard Cross as the qualifier for the main event. Things got weird for sure…

Photographer Chris Lee was on the scene with his 35mm SLR and DSLR to catch all the action. Check out some selects in the Gallery!

Dec 12, 2013 1 comment
SRAM XX1 Enduro

I can’t get over how rad this looks, especially the beginning descent down the glacier. In the latest from SRAM XX1, they follow enduro racers along during the iconic Mega Avalanche in Alpe d’Huez to the final race of the Enduro World Series in Finale Ligure, Italy. Seriously, the shots of the starts are insane!

Dec 12, 2013 Comments are OFF
Brenton Salo at the Dirty Doubles Pumpish Track Race
Guest Gallery: Brenton Salo at the Dirty Doubles Pumpish Track Race

Portland’s Amanda Sundvor knows how to throw a party almost as much as she knows how to throw a race. Especially an outdoor race. In the middle of winter. In Portland! I think it’s amazing that people actually showed up, threw down $5 and raced around a freezing cold pump track and had a blast doing it. If anything, it’s a testament to how people just want to get rad year round. That’s a race party!

When I found out about the event (sorry I forgot to post the flier), I asked Brenton Salo to get out and shoot some photos. At this point, Brenton is like my Portland connection when it comes to events. If you see that man around town, buy him a coffee or a glass of whiskey!

Check out more from the Dirty Doubles Pumpish Track Race below!

Dec 10, 2013 2 comments
Chrome_20: Uphill Sprints

Nice vibes in the latest video from Chrome:

“Filmed at the Chrome_20 Uphill Sprints race at the Angels Point climb in ElysianPark, Los Angeles, CA.

Chrome_20 is a Pop Up Hub located next door to our friends at Orange 20 Bikes. Located at 4357 Melrose Ave. LA. Open November 22nd till December 22nd, 2013. Come visit.
Shout out to Edson from O20 and TOLA for all the race production!”

Dec 10, 2013 1 comment
I Hope You Got Rad This Weekend

Photo by Dylan Vanweelden

SSCXWC Qualifiers: normally, that means a bunch of clipless, singlespeed warriors racing around a closed course in some city park, but this year, it was in Philly and Philly don’t fuck around. More to come, but for now, see the rest of Dylan’s photos here!

Dec 8, 2013 Comments are OFF