Birmingham Fixed Gear

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Birmingham’s 1st Alleycat!!!

with 20 comments

It’s done and dusted.

Thanks to everyone who turned up. Nuff respect.

Special thanks to Adrian of Sprocket Cycles for donating prizes. Molto grazie!!!

Photos & Videos coming soon

Results:

Graham ‘Guinea Pig’ Wotsisface: – 215pt – 1st place (extra 30pts for getting back first)

Harsheek/Mike – 200pt – joint 2nd place (2-man team)

Dan ‘Newso’ – 185pt – joint 3rd

Rob Tilling – 185pt – joint 3rd

Mike Tucker – 120pt – 4th (extra 20pt for getting back 2nd)

Alex Sustrans – 75pt – joint 5th (extra 10pt – got back 3rd)

Ben O’Brien – 75pt – joint 5th

Shamim – 40pt – joint 6th (-80pt for getting back over 30mins late)

Davey C of Knowle, who I kept calling ‘Dan’ – 40pt – joint 6th (punctured, and slightly held up by Chris)

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Written by Captain Buckles

13 September, 2008 at 8:10 pm

20 Responses

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  1. […] Adrian from Sprocket Cycles (who provided the alleycat prizes) says he is going to enter. On his badass Corima track bike with super-wide handlebars, […]

  2. […] Adrian from Sprocket Cycles (who provided the alleycat prizes) says he is going to enter. On his badass Corima track bike with super-wide handlebars, […]

  3. oh I forgot to add “… on Monday the 22nd of September!”

    Graham

    21 September, 2008 at 6:59 pm

  4. WTF?!?!?!!?

    Fixup

    21 September, 2008 at 2:15 pm

  5. Ha… “which famous brummy cycle courier was abducted at this mysterious junction?”

    Graham

    21 September, 2008 at 12:54 pm

  6. Psychogeographical!!! Fuck Yeah!

    Fin

    18 September, 2008 at 10:53 pm

  7. SHAMIM… we met the other day in digbeth and I forgot to cop your number….. pop into the New Era store when you can dude so I can pick your brains!
    Oh Il be at the next alleycat too if I can get off work?

    Aeronaught

    17 September, 2008 at 5:26 pm

  8. Sorry to have missed it! Will be there next time.

    Rosie

    16 September, 2008 at 10:47 pm

  9. Thanks, mucho appreciated

    Ben

    16 September, 2008 at 1:33 pm

  10. That’s odd, I definitely changed it to a capital B yesterday, but it was a lower case b when I checked this morning… anyway never mind. It’s corrected now

    Fixup

    16 September, 2008 at 10:00 am

  11. ^^^???

    Ben

    15 September, 2008 at 9:19 pm

  12. Corrected.

    Fixup

    15 September, 2008 at 7:15 pm

  13. yep good race. My surname is O’Brien with a capital B though. Nevermind

    Ben

    15 September, 2008 at 4:47 pm

  14. this was awesome. nice one Lee for organising this. I’m gonna try put one on in the future, hopefully before the end of the year…

    H

    15 September, 2008 at 3:33 pm

  15. Got lost on the way home too. Got back about 9ish. Ended up near reddich.

    Hadto buy more batteries for my lights it was a nightmare.

    Good day though. See you at the next one. I will be studying a A-Z of birmingham for the next month.

    Davey C

    15 September, 2008 at 8:40 am

  16. eye, the weekend after is possible!

    Graham

    14 September, 2008 at 2:18 pm

  17. Ah, mr Powell. I will be on a plane back to England that day. Any chance of the weekend after that?

    edit: actually the 19th is fine; I might have jetlag though.

    Fixup

    14 September, 2008 at 10:51 am

  18. Cheers Lee – a great day. The fixed gods even provided lots of sky rays too!

    Thinking Sunday October 19th for Alleycat 2 – does that suit everyone?

    Maybe have a Psychogeographical theme praps? (look it up!)

    Wotsisface (with fancy new red stripe tyres)

    Graham

    14 September, 2008 at 10:42 am

  19. oops!

    Fixup

    14 September, 2008 at 1:08 am

  20. Dammit Lee, those 10pts where my pride, you hear me? PRIDE.

    Ohhh the shame.

    shamim!

    13 September, 2008 at 9:26 pm


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