Quake City Rumble 2012

Mel, Zoe, Hern and I are out here for this!!! It Kicks off today!


Quake City Rumble is the annual San Francisco messenger alley cat series held over (or around) 4th of July weekend. 2012 will mark the ninth year of its brutality.

This year’s Rumble will be going on from June 29-July 1, and will cost $25 for the whole weekend. This includes a t-shirt, registration packet, entry into all applicable races, beer, and BBQ. Individual races cost $5/each, with the exception of the Mountain Lion, which costs $10.

Pre Party! Thursday, 6/28 7:30 PM

Goldsprints at Gestalt on 16th St. between Valencia and Guererro. This is a FREE pre-event for QCR. Come hang out with the organizers and have some fun!

Friday, June 29:

Friday Night Race to Registration 6/29 One Post 6 PM

Registration is at Pushbike from 6-9 PM, sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon! Go drink at Benders after- there will be PBR drink specials for participants!

Saturday 6/30:

Late registration begins at 11:30 AM at Potrero del Sol Park! All Saturday events will run out of Potrero del Sol!

The Second QCR Ladies Race begins at High Noon!

Dumptruck hosts a race at 3 o’clock PM

5:30 PM Sardine’s Time Trial

Pop-up races will be occuring throughout the day- these races are part of QCR but will be thrown at unannounced times. If you’re in the park, get ready to race!

Sunday, 7/1:

The Mountain Lion at high noon, start will be at Castro and Duncan in the open space. This year’s race will be put together by last year’s winner: CHAS!!!

We will be BBQing ALL DAY in Marx Meadows, sponsored by some of SF’s finest independent courier companies! Norcal Courier, Zoom, Godspeed, Cricket, Espresso, Center City Delivery, Spirit Courier, Cupid, Docket Rocket… Thank you!

There may be some mini bike races, perhaps some frisbee golf, there will be fun, excitement, and PRIZES FOR OUR WINNERS!

Are you excited yet? Let’s have some fun!

Fyxation: Sponsored Photographer Contest

This is a great contest for a Sponsored Photographer by Fyxation. I know a lot of you will be jumping on this, so get out there and get snapping.

Photos of cyclists and their gear have the ability to inspire us, but behind every great rider or gear photo is a talented photographer. This contest is for the person behind the lens and is a chance to win cash and gear and become a sponsored photographer for Fyxation.

How do I enter? Submit a portfolio/samples of your work and a bio to info@fyxation.com by July 4th. From these entries, we will select up to 10 finalists that will be eligible to compete for over $1000 worth of cash and gear. You can send in any number of pictures you want and the can be of anything – not just bikes. The contest is open to photographers worldwide.

How do I win? Once you are selected as a finalist, we’ll send you out free Fyxation gear for you to photograph or use in a video. You’ll then have 2 weeks to post your work to our Facebook page. We are looking for creative entries, so don’t hold back. Let us see how imaginative and inspiring you can be! Winners will be announced on July 18th.

What do I win?
1st place: $300 in cash / $150 in gear / Fyxation sponsorship
2nd place: $150 in cash / $150 in gear / Fyxation sponsorship

All finalists: You get to keep the gear we send out for photos. (As a finalist, you are also eligible for ongoing product sponsorship)
Of course we would love to share your work, so images and videos shared during the contest may be reprinted and distributed by Fyxation. We will give photo credit in any re-distributed materials.