Passing along this note from one of our newest riders. Mark talked with 36th Street Racing on our Sunday group ride (and subsequent post-ride beer), so we asked him to do a quick write-up: From The Observer “Despite the recession, the city of Charlotte will ask voters to approve $204 million in bonds on Nov. […]
This Wednesday, Uptown Cycles is hosting a cyclocross clinic at Frazier Park with Alison Powers. About Alison, from CX Magazine: “As leader of Team Vera Bradley Foundation, Alison was the #1 ranked rider in the country in 2009, garnering five wins and 10 podiums. She is racing for Specialized for the 2010-11 cyclocross season, and […]
Beer. Cash. Hot Dogs. Get your hand-ups ready. The North Carolina Cyclo-Cross Series returns this month for the 2010-2011 season. According to their site, the “series format has returned to its roots. The series will include all races held October 2010 thru January 2011. The series will include the CX State Championships, UCI North Carolina […]
In between beers, our man on the street Joey “Lifts” snapped this candid of the grand re-opening of Espada Bicycles. They recently englarged their shop after taking over the street facing spot at 3206 N. Davidson. More to follow on the shop expansion as well as offerings, parts, and service.
Hey kids, It’s been a while and Moseley tends to get Garmin Connect happy post ride, so you haven’t heard much from me lately. Not to mention that I haven’t been in the saddle for a while. Yeah yeah, excuses. I know… Right, well I do have a point to this post, and it isn’t […]
Without ever knowing it, Matt Goelzer was the unofficial team wrench for 36th Street Racing. During his time at Uptown Cycles, he worked on my bike as well as Matt’s. He was also a helluva salesman, helping Emilie make the move to her new Cannondale Synapse. But more than that, Matt had become a friend […]
So, most of you may not have made the connection. But you haven’t seen many ride updates from me lately. Shawn hasn’t gotten a Garmin yet so until he does, when you see those posts. Its me. (yes, that is a dig at Shawn! Get a Garmin!) Anyway, I have been of the bike for […]
At 36th Street Racing HQ – located deep in the dark recesses of NoDa – we try not take ourselves too seriously. But let’s face it, there are rules to cycling. We thought Friday would be a good day to refresh your memory. This post from the crew at Velominati, self professed “Keepers Of The Cog”, […]
You might have noticed that 36th Street Racing recently took part in the Charlotte Mayor’s Ride. It was an opportunity to show support for cycling in the city. The short, early morning ride left me pondering the question. What example are we setting as cyclists by asking motorists to “share the road” while at the […]
Adding this one to our list of books we’d like to see on the coffee table soon. “Velo: Bicycle Culture & Design”, a new book by publisher Robert Klanten and graphic designer Sven Ehmann. Read the full review at Spiegel Online International.