Globe, Mash, and Embrocation cycling journal have come together to sponsor an alley cat race on the first night of the 2010 Shimano North American Handmade Bicycle Show (Feb 26-28, 2010 in Richmond, VA). This is a very good omen for a weekend of exuberant good times with bikes, bikers, and bike builders.
Race details and prizes: Five checkpoints can be completed in any order, with $50 cash prize to the first arrivee at each of the 5 checkpoints. Racers must return to the start point after reaching each of the 5 checkpoints, and before completing the next.
The first person to complete all checkpoints and return to the starting point wins a custom, hand-built, hand-painted fixed gear valued at $2,000. Second place is $350 cash plus a $350 cash endowment to be given to the builder of your choice. Third place is $100 cash.