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6 DAY BIKE RIDER (1934)


I gotta find this flick!

Found on Tracko.
ROBERT FÖRSTEMANN — IN BEAST MODE 

So ridiculous!  The shorts, the stripes, the wheel stickers, the insane race face… oh and those huge cannons.  What a beast.

Photo from the Berlin Six Day Race gallery.
ROBERT FÖRSTEMANN — IN BEAST MODE 

So ridiculous!  The shorts, the stripes, the wheel stickers, the insane race face… oh and those huge cannons.  What a beast.

Photo from the Berlin Six Day Race gallery.

ROBERT FÖRSTEMANN — IN BEAST MODE


So ridiculous! The shorts, the stripes, the wheel stickers, the insane race face… oh and those huge cannons. What a beast.

Photo from the Berlin Six Day Race gallery.

100th BERLIN SIX DAY RACE


The final of the Berlin Six — as seen from the view of a bike. Nice.
STAYERS 

Stayer racing — Derny racing — Motor paced racing — Whatever it’s called, it’s always interested me.  I’ve seen some on video but I’ve always wanted to see one live.  Unfortanely, it’s not a very common race and these days as it’s rare to catch one anywhere except for the European Six Day circuit.

This photo (taken by Radek Orzsewski) from the recent Berlin Six Day really captures the intense concentration required by both the pacesetters and the riders to remain in sync at such high speeds.

See more excellent shots of the action at the Berlin Six at Radek’s Flickr.
STAYERS 

Stayer racing — Derny racing — Motor paced racing — Whatever it’s called, it’s always interested me.  I’ve seen some on video but I’ve always wanted to see one live.  Unfortanely, it’s not a very common race and these days as it’s rare to catch one anywhere except for the European Six Day circuit.

This photo (taken by Radek Orzsewski) from the recent Berlin Six Day really captures the intense concentration required by both the pacesetters and the riders to remain in sync at such high speeds.

See more excellent shots of the action at the Berlin Six at Radek’s Flickr.

STAYERS


Stayer racing — Derny racing — Motor paced racing — Whatever it’s called, it’s always interested me. I’ve seen some on video but I’ve always wanted to see one live. Unfortanely, it’s not a very common race and these days as it’s rare to catch one anywhere except for the European Six Day circuit.

This photo (taken by Radek Orzsewski) from the recent Berlin Six Day really captures the intense concentration required by both the pacesetters and the riders to remain in sync at such high speeds.

See more excellent shots of the action at the Berlin Six at Radek’s Flickr.
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BEHIND THE BERLIN SIX


Obviously I love track racing photos but a lot of times the best shots come from behind the scenes. Kerstin Winterkamp's latest set from the Berlin Six Day has a lot of great shots from the infield where we get to see the mechanics working hard to keep their riders on the track. Sure, it’s all about the legs and lungs… but you can’t win a six day race without a great mechanic.

See more of Winterkamp’s photos on The Fixed Gear.
CAMERON MEYER 

The recent Tour Down Under  winner takes a break during the Berlin Six Day which continues today and tomorrow.

Photo from the Garmin-Cervelo Flickr.
CAMERON MEYER 

The recent Tour Down Under  winner takes a break during the Berlin Six Day which continues today and tomorrow.

Photo from the Garmin-Cervelo Flickr.

CAMERON MEYER


The recent Tour Down Under winner takes a break during the Berlin Six Day which continues today and tomorrow.

Photo from the Garmin-Cervelo Flickr.

POV SIX DAY CRASH


This is some awesome footage from the Berlin Six Day which is going on right now. One of the teams had cameras mounted on their bikes and the result looks rad. Madison races are so crazy!

Found on The Fixed Gear.

Six Days Of Bremen Live Feed

The Six Days of Bremen started yesterday. Click the link for a live feed of track cycling Eurotrash!

The Rotarian: The Race To Nowhere 

Six-day bicycle racing featured in an issue of The Rotarian from December, 1937.  That’s 63 years ago!  Very cool read.

Check out the whole article on Google Books.
The Rotarian: The Race To Nowhere 

Six-day bicycle racing featured in an issue of The Rotarian from December, 1937.  That’s 63 years ago!  Very cool read.

Check out the whole article on Google Books.

The Rotarian: The Race To Nowhere


Six-day bicycle racing featured in an issue of The Rotarian from December, 1937. That’s 63 years ago! Very cool read.

Check out the whole article on Google Books.


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