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WEEKEND STUFF

SATURDAY


Boikzmoind Premiere (Bristol, UK) » Free outdoor screening in Millenium Square for the new film on Britsol’s fixed gear culture.

Encino Six Hour Race (Encino Velodrome) » No, not a race for six hours straight… But there will be Sprints, Omniums and Madison events from noon to 6pm. Don’t miss it!

San Diego Velodrome Upgrade Race (San Diego Velodrome) » The second installment in SDV’s new USAC-sanctioned upgrade series.

SUNDAY


Summer End Grand Prix (Ontario, CA) » Summer is over already? I feel like mine is just getting started. Either way, the grand finale to Pacific Sunset Velo’s season of crit races won’t be any less exciting.

Sunday Night Racing (Chicago Velo Campus) » What better way to celebrate Chicago’s brand new velodrome then to race on it?

ALL WEEKEND


All City Championship (Minneapolis, MN) » Bike Jerks brings a weekend full of alleycats, street sprints and parties.

Peace Coffee Two Day Grind (National Sports Center Velodrome) » Six-day style racing for two days in Minneapolis.

UCI Juniors Track World Championships (Moscow, Russa) » The fastest kids in the world have been breaking records all week. Racing continues through Sunday.

US Grand Prix Of Sprinting (Colorado Springs, CO) » Sprinters from around the world converge on US soil to race for Olympic qualification points.

WEEKEND STUFF

FRIDAY


Dead Baby Downhill (Seattle, WA) » Party with the Dead Baby Bicycle Club and your life will be changed forever!

SATURDAY


Champion Stripes (San Francisco, CA) » An alleycat race followed by an exhibition and afterparty presented by Ideum Apparel.

San Diego Velodrome Upgrade Race (San Diego Velodrome) » The first of SDV’s new series of USAC-sanctioned races.

Sins And Sprockets Dice Run (Los Angeles, CA) » The Sins And Sprockets Bicycle Club presents their 5th annual Dice Run. Good times!

SUNDAY


Brentwood Grand Prix (Los Angeles, CA) » One of the best criterium races of the year brought to you by Velo Club La Grange. This is also the SCNCA Elite Crit Championships.

ALL WEEKEND


Bicycle Film Festival (Washington, DC) » Parties, races, movie screenings and all that fun stuff.

WEEKEND STUFF

FRIDAY


DTLA Grand Prix #5 - Passing Gas (Los Angeles, CA) » The final race in this year’s GPX presented by Downtown’s Finest. Crit racing, messenger style wooT!

I Love My Bike Book Release Party (Brooklyn, NY) » A grand reception for the new coffee table book about urban cyclists everywhere hosted at Affinity Cycles.

SATURDAY


Hills To Coast (Orange County, CA) » Unsanctioned, unsponsored and unscripted alleycat race from the hills of La Habra to Huntington Beach. Five bucks to enter. Cash prizes for the winners.

SUNDAY


Cash Money Hustle (San Francisco, CA) » Five dollar entry and cash prizes for the winners at this alleycat presented by SF Green.

Torrance Criterium (Torrance, CA) » New longer, faster and better crit course in beautiful downtown Torrance.

ALL WEEKEND


Cycle Messenger World Championships (Warsaw, Poland) » The fastest bike messengers from around the world have come to Poland to race and to party.

USAC Masters Track National Championships (Valley Preferred Cycling Center) » It’s been happening all week and continuing through the weekend at the T-Town velodrome. Go Woody!

WEEKEND STUFF

FRIDAY


DTLA Grand Prix #4 - Belmont Station (Los Angeles, CA) » The summer series of messenger-style crit racing continues tonight with a brand new course.

SATURDAY


Circulus (Portland, OR) » Portland Design Works is throwing a party and some races at their new circular velodrome/art installation.

Cog Photo Exhibition (Amsterdam, NL) » Fixed gear photography show at Pristine starts at 6pm but don’t miss the pre-show alleycat at 4pm.

LAVRA Upgrade Race (Home Depot Center Velodrome) » Omnium races for those looking to get some upgrade points and experience.

Sisquoc Road Race (Santa Maria, CA) » New course is a 14.2-mile loop for the SCNCA Junior Road Race Championships.

SUNDAY


Coaster Brake Challenge (Granada Hills, CA) » Single speed coaster brake off-road races with Atomic Cycles. Woohoo!

ALL WEEKEND


Marymoor Grand Prix (Marymoor Velodrome) » Almost $18,000 of cash prizes going out during this full weekend of track racing in the Northwest.

WEEKEND STUFF

FRIDAY


DTLA Grand Prix - Crit Of The Century “City” (Century City, CA) » The messenger-style crit race series moves from Downtown to Century City for one night only. Meet at 7pm tonight!

SATURDAY


Illinois Masters State Championships (Ed Rudolph Velodrome) » State titles up for grabs for those folks who’ve already made it to 30.

SUNDAY


The Great American Shootout (Brooklyn, NY) » Pro roller racing hosted by Affinity Cycles with tons of prizes and giveaways.

The Paramount Grand Prix (Los Angeles, CA) » SCNCA Masters Criterium Championships and other categories too! At the Dominguez Hills crit course.

ALL WEEKEND


Alpenrose Velodrome Challenge (Alpenrose Velodrome) » Big weekend of track racing up in the Northwest. Will Kevin Mansker set another track record for the Flying 200?

Arizona Track Series #2 (Encino Velodrome) » Since Arizona doesn’t have their own velodrome, we’ve decided to let them come and use ours. This weekend’s races are open to residents of ANY state — not just AZ.

Carmageddon (Los Angeles, CA) » Even thought we’ve been experiencing “carmageddon” for decades now, the 405 freeway is shutting down for a few days so everyone in LA is in a panic. Jet Blue is offering $4 flights between Long Beach and Burbank. Wolfpack thinks they can cover the distance faster by bike. Click the link for more details.

Summer Fix (Los Angeles, CA) » A weekend full of fixie tricks! And other fun crap. Presented by LA Brakeless.

WEEKEND STUFF

FRIDAY


Box Dog Bikes Pants Party (San Francisco, CA) » Levi’s made some jeans for riding in. Let’s have a party!

DTLA Grand Prix (Los Angeles, CA) » Another messenger-style crit race in the summertime GPX series presented by Downtown’s Finest.

Zipp Need For Speed Sprint Tournament (Dick Lane Velodrome) » Sprinter’s night at DLV’s prologue to “The Omnium”.

SATURDAY


Boston BBQ Cat (Boston, MA) » An alleycat and barbecue presented by the Boston Bicycle Messenger Association.

The Omnium (Dick Lane Velodrome) » The second event in DLV’s 2011 Pro Race Series, presented by Outback Bikes.

Orange 20 Pants Party (Los Angeles, CA) » Honestly, I hope the ass on these new Levi’s commuter jeans are built to withstand saddle wear… cuz that’s really the only thing that makes regular Levi’s jeans not-so-great for riding. Well, let’s have a party anyway.

Speed Never Sleeps (Portland, OR) » Ironclad’s evening street sprints are taking over Portland’s Pearl District.

SUNDAY


Coaster Brake Challenge (Los Angeles, CA) » Single-speed coaster-brake off road races presented by Atomic Cycles. Hellyeah!

Kittypack vs. The World Team Race (Los Angeles to Long Beach) » A race from Tang’s Donuts (of Wolfpack Hustle fame) all the way to the Queen Mary in Long Beach in teams of four. Whoa.

ALL WEEKEND


Junior Track National Championships (Superdrome) » Already underway since Wednesday, little trackies are competing for velodrome stardom.

NCNCA Masters State Championships (Hellyer Park Velodrome) » Northern California’s Masters States all day Saturday and Sunday.

OBRA Track Championships (Alpenrose Velodrome) » Oregon State Championships at Alpenrose will be Friday evening, all day Saturday and all day Sunday.

SCNCA Masters State Championships (San Diego Velodrome) » Southern California’s Masters States all day Saturday and Sunday. I’ll be there!

WEEKEND STUFF

FRIDAY


DTLA Grand Prix #1 (Los Angeles, CA) » Criterium racing messenger-style with by DTLA’s Finest.

Freedom Ride Bike Race (Azusa, CA) » Alleycat through the San Gabriel Valley with the Freedom Ride.

SATURDAY


City Grounds Open House (Costa Mesa, CA) » Come party at one of Southern Cali’s finest fixed gear shops.

Escape From New York Fun Ride II (New York, NY) » Velo-City afterparty and ride benefitting the NYBMF.

Velo-City New York (Kissena Velodrome) » Messengers and urban cyclists race the track for a chance at international notoriety.

SUNDAY


Ontario Grand Prix (Ontario, CA) » Ontario’s classic criterium race presented by Pacific Sunset Velo.

ALL WEEKEND


European Cycle Messenger Championships (Madrid, Spain) » Racing and partying with messengers from all over Europe.

Quake City Rumble (San Francisco, CA) » The Bay is shaking up this weekend with a bunch of alleycats presented by the SFBMA.

Testarossa Velodrome Challenge (Hellyer Park Velodrome) » A big West Coast track event going on this weekend so don’t miss it.

Tour De France (France) » Some bike race in Frogland is starting this weekend. No big deal.

WEEKEND STUFF

FRIDAY


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.

SATURDAY


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.

Red Hook Crit Photography Exhibition (Brooklyn, NY) » Contributions come from many photographers who were at the scene capturing the action.

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.

SUNDAY


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.

ALL WEEKEND


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.

WEEKEND STUFF

FRIDAY


Friday The 13th Alleycat Part 5 (New York, NY) » NYC messenger alleycat race starting from Tompkins Square Park.

Friday The 13th Sprints II (Portland, OR) » Fixed gear and single speed street sprint heats. Feeling lucky?

New York Bike Dreams Photo Presentation (New York, NY) » Tak will be presenting a bunch of his photos of the New York messenger culture at the Apple Store in SoHo.

Red Hook Crit Photography Exhibition (Brooklyn, NY) » Okay there’s officially too much stuff to do in New York.

Zipp Need For Speed Sprint Tournament (Dick Lane Velodrome) » Match Sprints all night to warm you up for Saturday’s Keirin tourney.

SATURDAY


Brooklyn Bike Jumble (Brooklyn, NY) » Find that vintage Cinelli stem that you’ve been looking for.

Dolores Park Bike Swap (San Francisco, CA) » Find that vintage Campy crank that you’ve been looking for.

For A Few Laps More (Encino Velodrome) » The last race in the 2011 Bob Hansing Memorial Cup series. Don’t miss this!

The Keirin (Dick Lane Velodrome) » The inaugural event of the 2011 Pro Race Series at East Point’s DLV presented by Waypoint Systems. Don’t miss this!

Valleycat 5 (Eau Claire, WI) » Alleycat race and scavenger hunt followed by a major afterparty.

SUNDAY


Bike Bakersfield Downtown Criterium (Bakersfield, CA) » A full day of crit racing in beautiful downtown Bakersfield.

Courier Cross (Washington, DC) » A cyclocross-inspired alleycat race through streets, trails, parks and other stuff in DC and VA.

Michael Seacrest 100 Mile Record Attempt (HDC Velodrome) » America’s icon of endurance riding is going for the World Record. That’s almost 650 laps!

Mid Season Criterium (Ontario, CA) » Pacific Sunset Velo continuing their excellent series of crit races in Ontario.

ALL WEEKEND


Bicycle Film Festival (Sacramento, CA) » Look out for bike film screenings, rides, goldsprints, races and parties all weekend long in Sacto.

Cascadia Classic (Burnaby Velodrome) » Racing all weekend long at this indoor velodrome in British Columbia.

Death Valley Stage Race (Big Pine, CA) » Two days of racing in Death Valley. Sounds like a bit much to be perfectly honest.


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