CMWC Websites

Over the years we see websites come and go. This includes CMWC sites also.  As they are a reference and history of messengers.  A few years ago it was brought up at open forum and on the IFBMA Facebook wall that sites should be backed up and kept as reference and a call for previous sites was made… no sites were submitted.  messengers.org  is where the various main events can and should be backed up including CMWC, NACCC and ECMC  and other top level area events. The CMWC selection process tells us that at open forum one year out an approved city needs to provide a website and TWO years out must pay a deposit. […]

CMWC Riga 2018

The 26th Cycle Messenger World Championship is organized by the association The Cycle Messenger World Championship 2018. 22.-26.AUGUST.2018 The organization of the event is supported by the Velokurjers Ltd. and the association The Latvian Cyclist Union. The Velokurjers Ltd. is the leader in the same day delivery in Riga and the most modern in the Baltic states. To see more visit www.velokurjers.lv/eng/ The association The Latvian Cyclist Union is the largest cycling organization in Latvia the goal of which is to promote cycling. See more www.divritenis.lv Riga is the city having been granted the honor of organizing the 26th Cycle Messenger World Championship in a very special year for all Latvians. On 18 November 2018 we will celebrate […]

CMWC2017

The 25th Annual Cycle Messenger World Championships The CMWC is a yearly international event where the best and brightest bike messengers from around the world meet for two days of intense mental and physical competition. This year, it’s Montreal’s turn to host, and we invite you with open arms to come race, party, and above all, fall in love with our wonderful city. ……link  

ECMC Copenhagen Registration is OPEN!!!

  Copenhagen, the City of Cyclists, is proud to host the 21st annual European Cycle Messenger Championships. Messengers from around the world will converge on Copenhagen for a celebration of the vibrant global courier community and wider urban cycling culture. 40€ early-bird registration is now OPEN: ecmc2016.com/registration Social Media: instagram.com/ecmc2016 facebook.com/copenhagenecmc2016 twitter.com/ecmc2016  

Lots of updates!

  Hey mess family! It has been ages since we posted anything on here and thats about to change! Going forward I am going to endeavour to post wayyyyy more often on here, everything from upcoming events to issues that affect us as a community. In order to make this more exciting I would like to reach out to the community as a whole and ask for submissions. If you have a race coming up please shoot me an email with the info you’d like shared along with any artwork and Ill post it straight away! If you attended a race, or event and want to write a few lines about how rad it was […]

Viking Quest~ECMC Stockholm~ As told by Simon Busk

Below is a firsthand account of ECMC in Stockholm, the pre-event in Copenhagen and the Viking Quest in between. A big thanks to Simon Busk for writing this for us as well as for the pics. As always if anyone has a story they’d like to share about an event please send me an email to leah@bicyclemessenger.org and Ill be sure to get it up on here!   Viking Quest My name is Simon, they call me Snus or Busken on the streets. I’ve been a messenger in Copenhagen for the last 6-7 years. I’ve been going to championships since 09 and i frequently hashtag my Instagram pictures with #messlife and I believe in keeping […]

MAYDAY 5 Was a HUGE Success!!

The last cheques have come in, the coin has been rolled and counted and the grand total is finally in! This year was the 5th annual MAYDAY race to benefit the BMEF . We were hoping to raise the most money to date and we did! We raised $7065!!!  This brings our 5 year total funds donated to the BMEF to $20,906.84!! A huge thank you to everyone that has made the trip to Toronto to support MAYDAY!! Another big thanks goes to all the awesome locals that race, party, drink, provide floor space, dj equipment, food, party spaces, and anything else that our guests might need to make their weekend awesome. A third heartfelt thanks goes to […]

Call out for topics of discussion at the Open Forums in Mexico City CMWC

  Hey everyone, CMWC is just around the corner so this is a call out for any and all topics that you’d like to discuss at the open forums in Mexico City. I want to get a solid idea of what should be on the agenda this year.  This discussion is also taking place on the messenger mailing list as well as on Facebook here at the IFBMA fb group. As points get listed and talked about on Facebook and on the mailing list I will also post them here. TOPICS SUBMITTED SO FAR: Steph from London has submitted this: OPEN FORUM AGENDA CMWC MEXICO PROPOSAL FOR A CHANGE TO THE VOTING SYSTEM OF CMWCs I have […]

Git yer BMEF swag now!

Its just what you’ve all been waiting for! Now you can sport your very own BMEF hoodie, cycling cap and tshirt! Patches, pins and stickers also available.  Better pics coming soon but for now you can see some here. Hoodies $45 Tshirts $20 Caps $15 Patches $10 Stickers $2 Pins $1 Email leah@bicyclemessenger.org to place your order. **Cycling jerseys coming soon!!**