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12 Hours of St.Pete

July 9th 2011

9am to 9pm

Team Relay or Solo!!!

Can you go the distance?

12 Hours of St Pete will consist of a 10-12 mile loop made up of checkpoints that must be visited.

The team with the most laps at the end of 12 hours wins their category.

 

Sponsors as of 5/16:

Profile Racing
Hawk Racing
Famous Tate
The Burg
Sake Bomb
Spiuk Cycling Gear
Kahwa Coffee

Interested in getting your name or product on the sponsor list? Email 12HrsOfStPete@gmail.com

 

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Fyxation Gear Giveaway

In honor of launching  Bikes Are Better initiative Fyxation giving two lucky winners a prize pack consisting of a custom Rickshaw Messenger bag filled for 2 Session 700 tires, some great gear from EighthInch and a set of custom Hold Fast straps. All you have to do to enter is purchase one of their new Bikes Are Better t-shirts which Fyxation selling  for only $19.95 (A portion of each sale goes to support local and national bicycle non-profits).  On May 13th Fyxation will select two lucky winners to receive the loot. Each prize pack is worth more than $300.00!

Bikes Are Better is a project Fyxation started to help raise money for bicycle related non-profits.  25% of the profits from the sale of all Bikes Are Better gear will be donated to a bicycle advocacy group to help promote the use of the bicycle as a means of transportation.  Check out their site to learn more about Bikes Are Better – Great Gear for a Great Cause.

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Red Bull Ride + Style

San Francisco, CA (April 30, 2011) —On a picture perfect Saturday afternoon, more than 5,000 people headed to San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza to watch Red Bull Ride + Style. The event was a collision of fixed gear biking and urban contemporary art, with the competition held on a course featuring artwork created by California artists. Red Bull Ride + Style brought together 60 riders from all over, including riders from the Bay Area, Seattle, Portland, New York and even Japan.

Participating riders competed in one of two categories: track or freestyle. The track competition was along the lines of a traditional race, with two riders going head-to-head and the one with the best time advancing to the next round. The track included a custom art installation by Los Angeles-based artists Mark Grieve and Ilana Spector that served as the starting arch. The competition was fierce on the narrow track, with riders elbowing each other for position, and multiple riders crashing into the guard rails. In the end, there was a final showdown between two Bay Area riders that weren’t even supposed to compete. Jason Clary and Kell McKenzie were both alternates, who were only asked to fill in for dropouts the day before the event. The two friends, who ride together often, put friendship aside for the final race, and Clary was able to edge out McKenzie for the win.
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2011 Saint Pete Bike Polo

Another cold winter in Saint Petersburg Florida but it doesn’t stop bike polo. Click here to see late evening bike polo coverage.

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URBAN1CYCLE.COM ARTIST SERIES 2.0..

So we have been working hard to create a 2nd edition to our artist series bikes.. We posted up a awesome teaser pic a few months back of the new project that pretty much gave away nothing.. Well it’s getting closer and we figured we would give another teaser to this project.. Artist still isn’t going to be announced yet, but we gotta say.. It’s our favorite artist and the bike is going to be sooo dope!

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Here is a sick sketch done by Ube on how the paint is going to look… If you ever need any custom paint work done.. hit him up @ Ube Ice Cream Shop
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We have to say special thanks to SE Bikes, Aerospoke, Ube Icecream Shop and Serfas so far for this project.. Here

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The Nutcracker 3

That time of the year again:

The Tavern at Bayboro (USF St. Pete)
Registration: 1:30-2:50 p.m.
Race: 3 p.m. All bikes welcome!
Each participant receives a raffle entry for a
Specialized Langster frameset ($450 value).
Extra tickets: $5 each, or 5 for $20.
Winner gets choice of size and color.
$8 plus unwrapped toy (valued at $5 or more)
No toy? Entry is $20! Don’t be a Scrooge!
Messenger bag/backpack required.
Proceeds and toys to benefit CASA domestic violence center

The Tavern at Bayboro (USF St. Pete)Registration: 1:30-2:50 p.m.Race: 3 p.m. All bikes welcome!Each participant receives a raffle entry for a Specialized Langster frameset ($450 value).Extra tickets: $5 each, or 5 for $20.Winner gets choice of size and color.$8 plus unwrapped toy (valued at $5 or more)No toy? Entry is $20! Don’t be a Scrooge!Messenger bag/backpack required. Proceeds and toys to benefit CASA domestic violence center

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All Florida Bike Polo Championship 3

Here it is. That time of the year again. Time for each city in Florida to battle it out for bragging rights, and the coveted golden mallet!

Day 1: Fri. 12/10 – pick-up and player welcoming.
Day 2: Sat. 12/11 – Registration 9am-10:30am
Games 11am
Day 3: Sun. 12/13 – Registration 9am-10:30am
Games 11am

This year, it is hosted  in Ft. Myers (aka Fart Myers). It will be a 3 day event. Friday pick-up, and a 2 day tournament. Get your teams together, and rep your city. This only comes once a year! It is a Florida resident (and previous resident) only tournament, so sorry for those who don’t live here. $30 per team for registration.
Location:

Ft. Myers Racquet Club Tennis Courts
4900 Deleon Street
Fort Myers, FL

For more info click here

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Jauqi and her Schwinn Le Tour..

We have known Jauqi for a few years now.. We finally crossed paths where we could meet together and shoot, we met Jauqi in our secret location in the heart of Orlando, Florida to do our shoot.. She is rocking a classic Schwinn Le Tour rolling on Weinmann rims..

We hope you enjoy..Click here for more pics and full gallery

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Review: FEEDBACK Sports Mechanic Repair Stand..

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A few months ago.. We were packing up the  Nakanari / Urban1cycle bike to head to Reign in Orlando for a exhibit.. Around two weeks before the show, we were in a pickle not knowing how we would mount and show the bike at the exhibit.. Then a magical box appeared at our door step, from the awesome guys at FeedBack Sports..  I’ll be honest, I never heard of FeedBack before receiving this stand, but I have to admit I was soooo impressed with there product.
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We got our grubby hands on the Sports Mechanic Repair stand by FeedBack, we loved the matte black look to the stand. FeedBack’s signature color is red on there stand’s, but we needed a matte black so it wouldn’t take away from the bike, yet do the job..  The mechanic repair stand is super light weight, only weighing in at 12.6lbs. It can hold up to 65lbs , which would be a tank of a bike. The stand can adjust it’s height from 42″-65″… so no more back breaking leaning over to the ground to work on your bike..
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Your able to tilt the bike in any position.. Check below with our project bike mounted up

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If you are in the market for a mechanic stand for home or business.. Please go check out FeedBack Sports

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