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Rad edit of the Madison action at the Zürich Six Day last week.

I just noticed that our buddy Kit Karzen picked up fourth place. Congrats, Kit!

Found on Prolly.

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Scenes From Ghent


Kristof Kesteloot brings us some lovely photos from the Six Days Of Ghent last week.

See more shots on Flickr.

This Europop music video made for the Zürich Six Day is hilarious. Theo! Theo!

Watch the Zürich Six Day live right now.

Found on Urban Bixi.

Pro bike check!

PezCycling recently caught up with Denmark’s Michael Morkov at the Ghent Six Day last week to check out his bike.  Fortunately for us, Morkov chats about every detail:

-Dolan carbon frame
-Zipp 808 wheels
-Conti tubulars
-SRAM Omnium crankset
-MDT chainring, 50x15 gearing (he runs 49x14 at World Cup events)
-Izumi chain
-Speedplay custom gold pedals (ceramics and titanium!)
-Specialized aluminum stem, 130mm
-FSA aluminum bar, 40cm
-Alpina Aero Wing seatpost
-Specialized saddle

Read the full interview/bike check at PezCycling!

Pro bike check!

PezCycling recently caught up with Denmark’s Michael Morkov at the Ghent Six Day last week to check out his bike. Fortunately for us, Morkov chats about every detail:

-Dolan carbon frame
-Zipp 808 wheels
-Conti tubulars
-SRAM Omnium crankset
-MDT chainring, 50x15 gearing (he runs 49x14 at World Cup events)
-Izumi chain
-Speedplay custom gold pedals (ceramics and titanium!)
-Specialized aluminum stem, 130mm
-FSA aluminum bar, 40cm
-Alpina Aero Wing seatpost
-Specialized saddle

Read the full interview/bike check at PezCycling!

Six Days Of Zürich Live Feed

The 2010 6-Tagerennen Zürich is happening right now (Nov 30th to Dec 5th) and you can watch all the action online for free!

Just follow this link for Euotrash track racing and bad German technopop.

Thanks to Mark Colton for the heads up!

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The 70th Six Days Of Ghent was last week and Kristof Ramon brings us some of the best shots of the action. See more photos on Flickr.

Check out the full results at Cycling News.

Love this image of Six Day riders in the 60’s getting some rest on the track.  Photo was taken by French film director Robert Bresson.

Found on Copenhagenize.

Love this image of Six Day riders in the 60’s getting some rest on the track. Photo was taken by French film director Robert Bresson.

Found on Copenhagenize.

A Few Interviews To Read

Aussie sprinter Shane Perkins won the Gold Medal in the Sprint but faced a controversial disqualification in the Keirinat the Commonwealth Games last month. Now he’s looking towards 2012 for the Olympics. Check out the interview on VeloNation.

Dirk Dekeyser has been a pro mechanic on the Six Day Racing circuit for over ten years. He chats about the joys and pains of working the Six Days over the years. Read the interview on PezCycling.

With his suspension for doping temporarily lifted by the Belgian Court of Appeals, Iljo Keisse will be able to race in the Ghent Six Day. Read about how excited he is to be back on the bike over at CyclingNews.

Six Day Q&A With Giddeon Massie

Zesdaagse Amsterdam  2010

VeloNation recently interviewed American sprinter Giddeon Massie at the Amsterdam Six Day last week. Check it out!

[Photo taken by Robbie]


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