The first weekend in May 2014 marks the 5th anniversary of MAYDAY in Toronto. This event began as a small fundraiser for the BMEF (Bicycle Messenger Emergency Fund) and quickly grew into the largest single supporter of the BMEF. As a direct result of the money raised at MAYDAY, the BMEF was able to raise the amount of assistance paid out to an injured messenger from $300 to $500. To date MAYDAY has raised over $14,000 for the fund and hopes to surpass the $20,000 mark this year! The organizers have gathered together thousands of dollars in prizes from some really amazing sponsors (AllCity, Abus, Bern, Bikurious, Cogswell Bicycles, Coupe Bizzare, Cycle Solutions, Detroit Bikes, […]
Markus Cook Memorial Award
The International Federation of Bike Messenger Associations (IFBMA) is pleased to announce that Toronto bike messenger Leah Hollinsworth has been awarded the 2013 “Markus Cook Memorial Award” (MCA) for Services to the International Messenger Community. The IFBMA has awarded the Markus Cook Award (MCA) since 1998 to the person who has inspired and empowered the wider messenger community, and who puts all messengers before themselves. Leah is the fifth Toronto messenger to receive the Markus Cook Award. Leah has been an important member of the messenger community for almost fifteen years. She is a community builder, race organizer and dedicated fundraiser. She works with a team of Toronto couriers to organize holiday Christmas dinners and […]
CMWC MEXICO CITY IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER!!
CMWC 2014 is taking place in Mexico City on May 28- June 2. There is a pre-event happening in Guadalajara on May 23-26 and a group ride after to CMWC. Registration is open so scrape together some pesos and get your tickets and register! All the info here…. http://mexicocmwc.com/ And like them on fb here… https://www.facebook.com/groups/168155046578365/?ref=ts&fref=ts See you there!!
Lausanne is situated on the shore of the Geneva Lake in the Vaud state, Switzerland. The city of Lausanne is well known for its hills that makes some streets legendary. Streets such as Petit-Chêne, Valentin, and Grey scare all cycling enthusiasts. The city is built on three hills above the lake. Three bridges and a tunnel makes the ups and downs a little easier: Pont Bessière and its subway, Grand-Pont and its arches, Pont Chauderon and its view to the Jura mountains and finally the Tunnel’s unique architecture that earn its name a capital letter. Register here http://cmwc13.com/en/inscription/ Trailer CMWC13
So CMWC Chicago results For more information go to their site here http://www.chicagocmwc.com/results.php this is the way the worlds end Final Results Overall Speed (Messenger): Craig Etheridge and Josephine Reitzel International Speed Champion:Kosuke Shimosaka (Tokyo) Track King: Crihs Thormann Track Queen: Sarah Murder Top Non-Messengers: Hans Fogh and Kym Perfetto Cargo: Hans Fogh Trackstands: Anita Dilles and Mike Cobb Sprints: Jack Linquist and Jenna Makgill Skids: Alex Faroletti and Sarah Murder Footdown: Scott Free Raddest Dude/ette: Kayla Dotson and Nick G Raddest Dude/ette Internationally: Josephine/Raf Biggest Wiener: SK Most Professional: Lane Dell DFL: Joshua Whitesnake
CMWC 2011 WARSAW POLAND
Warsaw Car Killers Foundation of Couriers has been set up in order to organise the CMWC 2011. It is a non-profit organisation of messengers supported by bicycle and urban culture enthusiasts. Many of us who are involved in the realisation of the event took part in organising the ECMC 2004, which was also held in Warsaw. www.warsawcarkillers.com
ECMC 2011 MADRID SPAIN
Si puedes echar una mano durante los días del campeonato, por favor ponte en contacto con nosotras en email@example.com Dinos tu nombre, teléfono, email y días en los que puedes venir. ¡Gracias! If you are coming from abroad, please register yourself using the registration form on this site!
NACCC Austin Texas
Austin has been named the host city for the 2011 North American Cycle Courier Championships (NACCC) and we need your help putting on this world class event. Each year the bike messengers of the host city are responsible for organizing and funding NACCC. Sponsorships are needed to offset costs associated with city street closures, traffic enforcement and event promotion.
CMWC Pre Event Berlin
Krauts and Unicorns, an official pre-event for CMWC 2011, will take place in Berlin between 22nd and 24th of July, 2011. There will be a group cycling to Warsaw with a possible stopover in Gorzow Wielkopolski – the home of Elpolacoloco. For more info visit the Krauts and Unicorns’ profile on Facebook.
CMWC Post Event in Krakow
Polish Cycling Messenger Championships 2011 will be held in Krakow between 5th to 7th of August. An opportunity to win another champion title as well as a chance to visit the previous capital of Poland.