WEEKEND STUFF

FRIDAY


Block Shop Goldsprints » The Block Shop presents goldsprints at Bex on TheBLVD in Lancaster. Racing starts at 8pm, eating and drinking starts whenever Bex opens.

Pre-VeloCity Alleycat » Aptly named because it’s the alleycat before VeloCity Tour kicks off in Chicago. Meet at the Blue Frog at 7pm.

The Ride With No Name » My buddy Brad puts on this great social ride starting from Downtown LA’s Arts District every month. A nice way to see the city, with friends on two wheels. Meet at Hewitt & Traction at 8pm.

SATURDAY


Bike Fetish Day » Now in its 6th year, the community-building, creativity-inducing, bike-fetishizing block party in Brooklyn is at it again. Lots of contests, goldsprints, live bands, food/drink, exhibitors and general fun. On Havemeyer between Grand and Metropolitan from noon to 6pm.

Business Casualley Cat » Alleycat race in Washington DC. Meet at Freedom Plaza at 6pm.

Cynergy Goldsprints » Vomit-inducing goldsprints, food trucks and beer at Cynergy Cycles in Santa Monica. Races start at 7pm.

Mash Tour Of California Race » A fixed-gear only alleycat to commemorate Mash SF’s Tour Of California last year. Free to race. Meet at Echo Park Lake at 4:30pm. The race will probably end at Project Space for the Mash exhibit below.

Matrix Track Cup » The Superdrome’s big omnium event in Frisco, TX and the season opener of the 2010 American Track Racing Association’s National Championship Series. Juniors and Masters race at 3:30pm. Elites race at 6:30pm. This is part of the Superdrome’s May Fest weekend (last item in this post).

Revisit Mash Tour Of California » A retrospective exhibition of Mash SF’s journey to crash the 2009 Amgen Tour Of California on track bikes. The exhibit will showcase documentation from the 750-mile experience, including a new short film and behind-the-scenes photography, and a display of artifacts from the tour, such as road-worn bicycles, a torn kit from the 2009 Tour and more. At Project Space from 6pm to 10pm.

Torneo De Bike Polo » Chilean bike polo tournament held in the velodrome at the National Stadium. Advertising a full 13 hours of game play for competitors.

VeloCity Tour 2010 - Chicago » Messengers and urban riders race at Washington Park Velodrome in Kenosha, WI. Top messenger will win airfare to the 2010 Cycle Messenger World Championships in Guatemala.

SUNDAY


AfriCat Benefit Race » Oakland alleycat race to benefit a charity program sending bikes to disadvantaged communities in Africa. Come out and race for a good cause. Mosswood Park at 12pm.

The Old Course Criterium  » Crit race in Brea, CA presented by Team Velocity.

Tubesteaks Under The Stars » Lots of fun stuff planned for this day-long Bicycle Kitchen fundraiser including a “not-an-alleycat” race, a screening of Rad and a lot of hot dogs. It all starts at noon at LA’s Bicycle District.

ALL WEEKEND


Amgen Tour Of California » The final stages of Cali’s big race including Individual Time Trials in LA on Saturday and a circuit course on Sunday through Thousand Oaks.

Bicycle Film Festival Memphis » Celebrating their 10th year, the festival of independent bike-themed movies hits Memphis, TN. Check the schedule for film showings and look out for other events like alleycats and block parties.

European Cycle Messenger Championships » Expect a weekend full of races, parties, polo, goldsprints, trick comps and more bike fun they way Europeans know how to bring it. In Budapest, Hungary all weekend long. Check the schedule for specific event info.

Midwest Bike Polo Championships 8 » Big polo tourney in Minneapolis. Expect teams from all over the Midwest to show up for this one. At Dunwoody College from 10am to 8pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Superdrome May Fest » Three days of racing at the Superdrome in Frisco, TX with a $5,100 weekend purse. Point Series Omnium on Friday night, Matrix Cup on Saturday and Speed Race Sprint Tournament on Sunday. Gonna be awesome!

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