Fixed Weekly: Wrap Up 18-24 AprPosted: April 24, 2011
Starting a new section, quite obviously a weekly wrap up of the world of Fixed.
Burro Bags released the Mike Schmitt Pro Model Straps.
YNOT CYCLE released the Ed “Wonka” LaForte Signature Series Pedal Straps.
Outlier released their 2011 Spring Collection which included the merino ribbed henley, partner b tank, supermarine summer storm cap and cal short pivot shirt.
Trakke Bags x Grid collaborated to create a limited run of 8 bags. Grid is a Glasgow publication that encourages participation in the arts from Glasgow’s public and tourist groups. The bags includes a map that features Glasgow’s cycle route network, as well as bike shops, trick spots and some of our favourite places around the city. 4 Mules and 4 Wee Lugs are available.. Their 30L and 18L bags.
Superb released a Limited Edition embroidered 6 Panel Cap, similar to a fitted style cap in fabric and construction but with a cyclist cap cut and short brim.
Tracko released some woolen caps out of some material he got from Portland, which are now sold out.
Trafik announced that To live & Ride in LA will finally be released on iTunes and DVD on 21/06.
The 5th Floor in London turned 1.
The Easter: Rookie of the Year Alleycat was held in Perth on Good Friday. 28 riders turned up to battle it out, with 3 checkpoints to reach in less than 80 minutes around a ~20km route around the city of Perth. Winner won some lovely cash and goodies from Gear Brisbane.
The Macaframa Broken Bones Benefit was also held on Friday in San Fransisco with all proceeds going to the San Fransisco Bike Messengers Association Broken Bones Fund which provides emergency financial assistance to injured messengers.
Resurrection was held over the whole weekend in Auckland, New Zealand, with a King of the Hill comp, Crit race and an Alleycat.
The Fixed, and Two contributors were announced, and its another killer list.
Finally, Mr John Prolly Watson announced a few of the projects he is helping with/working on;
- The Prius Bike Project, a collaboration between Toyota and Parlee
- The Levi Cycling Line
- And a new feature on long-time figures in fixed freestyle called Quick Fix.
Video of the week: Steven Jensen killing it in a parking lot