Sunday, June 24, 2012

Powderhorn 24, 2012 edition

The second annual Powderhorn 24 urban race has come and gone.  Below are a few select shots with the rest all right here.  Good times, good memories, good friends.  Ride on.

Here's the group shot at the race end:
Post race at the 2012 Powderhorn 24

The course this year was similar to last, with the second checkpoint being manned and at a different location, and with an overall distance at just under 5-miles:

There were unicycles a-plenty, all of the 36-inch variety:
36x2.25 unicycle

Trevor getting his race card punched by France at the start/finish:
France and Trevor

Three riders cruising south down 21st Avenue on Saturday afternoon:
Powderhorn 24

Spanish coming in on her final lap, just prior to the 7pm cutoff:
Spanish comes in on the final lap

Team Spoke-Girl took first place overall with 88 laps (over 400 miles):
The winning all-sausage team: Spoke Girl

'Midway Wife' took the overall solo rider at 67 laps, which is over 300 miles!
Midway Midwife wins male solo at 67 laps! (That's over 300 miles.)

Lots of fun to race, lots of fun to spectate.  Huge props to all the riders.  See you next year!

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

The Bike Comics Show

Featuring local artists Ken Avidor, Roger Lootine, and Andy Singer.  Opening party Friday, June 8, 2012 at Black Dog (map) in St. Paul.  Do it, you won't regret it, but if you do you get your money back.