ABOC Sprinters Series (DISC Velodrome) » Winter sprints for Melbourne — yeah it’s winter over there.
LA Brakeless Pop Up (Los Angeles, CA) » Come party and race with the LAB crew at Royal/T in Culver City.
United City Alleycat (Manchester, UK) » An alleycat race to warm you up for the 2011 British & Irish Cycle Courier Championships.
California Classic Criterium (Fresno, CA) » With all the competition paying attention to the Tour Of California, the $4,000 purse could be up for grabs here.
Kissena Royale (Kissena Velodrome) » Affinity Cycles’ racing series at Kissena is back on track.
The LAOCLB Century (Los Angeles / Orange County / Long Beach) » A fun daytime century ride starting at Union Station in Los Angeles, rolling through Orange county and finishing with a nice ocean sunset as we ride into Long Beach.
Orange20 ALC Fundraiser (Los Angeles, CA) » Come hang out with The Juice crew and help them raise money for their great AIDS Life Cycle adventure. There will be a BBQ, raffle, drinks and an alleycat race.
Stairmaster Challenge (New York, NY) » An alleycat race with lots of climbing… stairs. As in, hey get off your bike and run up those steps. Ouch.
UCI Omnium (Calgray Bicycle Track) » Not actually a UCI event but they will be following the format of the older UCI Omnium. Should be a fun track race.
Velo City Chicago (Kenosha Velodrome) » Chicago Cuttin’ Crew is representing this stop of the Velo City 2011 tour.
MadEx’s GuerilLA Drive In (Los Angeles, CA) » Nothing else to do on Sunday so I’m gonna go see a movie. MadEx will be presenting “Idiocracy” on the corner of 2nd and Garey in Downtown Los Angeles at 9pm. Tune your radio to 104.7 FM to catch the audio. Oh and it’s FREE of course.
Amgen Tour Of California (California) » Pretty much the best pro stage race in the country. The final stages will be this weekend in the greater Los Angeles area. Everyone will be there. Will you?
Doomtrack (Bolzano, Italy) » An omnium of fixed gear fun including goldsprints, party time and alleycat racing.
Matrix Track Cup (Superdrome) » Tons of track racing for the ATRA National Championship Series opener at the Superdrome in Frisco, TX.
“I had let go of what I knew I was good at and spent time after time working on something I wasn’t so good at, and in the end, after all the toils and pain and struggles and sacrifice, I finally had achieved it. World Sprint Champion.”—Anna Meares, first Australian female to win a World Title in the Sprint.
Quoted from Anna’s personal recap of the World Champs in Apeldoorn. On her blog, she gives us a play-by-play account of her three days in competition and how she won three World Champion titles including the Sprint. Definitely worth reading!
Eric Kautzky Memorial Track Race (Alpenrose Velodrome) » Get ready for Portland first big track race of the season. Proceeds to benefit the Eric Kautzky Memorial Scholarship Fund at Tigard High School. This race is a qualifier for Hellyer’s Testarossa Velodrome Challenge later in the summer.
Kiryoku (Fremont, CA) » A benefit alleycat race for the strength of Japan. Fixed gear only!
Madtown Maidens (Madison, WI) » Madison’s first all-women alleycat! Afterparty will be at Revolution Cycles (boys are allowed).
Open Season (Herne Hill Velodrome) » A day of track racing at one of the world’s oldest velodromes. Come watch the tandem sprints!
Spring Flea Market (Valley Preferred Cycling Center) » T-town’s world famous semi-annual flea market! I wish I could go to this.
Bikerowave Swap Meet (Los Angeles, CA) » West LA’s little bike co-op that could is hosting a swap meet for parts junkies and cycle geeks. I heard SWRVE will also be selling their fine urban cycling garments at deep discounts.