Midnight Drag Race 2 Wolfpack Hustle
Thread started by Roadblock
at 04.23.07 - 12:41 am
May 5th. qualifiers start at 11pm.
6th st. bridge over the LA river.
top 8 qualifiers from each division match up in head to head heats to compete for 1st and 2nd place.
Men's Single Speed (fixed or freewheel)
Women's Single speed (fixed or freewheel)
Men's Multi Speed
Women's Multi Speed
We invite EVERYONE to come out and compete no matter what kind of bike you ride no matter the skill level.
$5 ENTRY FEE: All entry fees will go to Rebecca's medical bills.
Donations will also be accepted from spectators.
Prizes sponsored by: Ambiguous Clothing, Orange 20 Bicycles, XLarge, more to be confrimed shortly.
keywords: leave egos at home. bring ya hustle. ride for goodness.
im gonna do the drag race, and then at 2am or whenever it ends im gonna go drive to thousand oaks and sleep in my car til 6am and then ride 62 miles for diabetes. yeah!
04.23.07 - 1:51 am
show up ladies....too many guys...not nearly enough girls riding!
05.2.07 - 12:43 pm
i'm there for sure!
gender balance is the best!!!
ladies and wolves unite!!!
05.2.07 - 6:01 pm
excellent, tell all your peeps
tomorrow night will be a blast!
05.4.07 - 10:11 am
we'd like to see everyone come out. even if you are a slower rider, we will still give you an official time and post all the results on our site. the more entrants the more $$ goes to rebecca.
05.4.07 - 10:31 am
Hey RBI, how was the Westlake race? Report some details! I saw it posted and was intrigued...
Were there a lot of racers? Was the competition stiff? Fun? What time did the races get underway? I was thinking of trying to get ahold of the organizer and see if he's open to pushing the time back, because it would be damn near impossible to make it out there by 7:30 on a Thursday for a lot of the LA heads, with traffic and all.
And what did you win?
05.4.07 - 1:31 pm
the organizer and i were the only ones that showed up, which was a bummer but it was still fun. lots of people usually show up.
i won a king of swords tarot card. ill be back next month to defend my title.
05.4.07 - 3:25 pm
can someone post a google map showing where the 6th st.bridge is?
or atleast the cross street or something.. thanks
05.5.07 - 1:57 pm
I'm sure someone can explain it better than I can, but the last main intersection before the beginning of the bridge is E 6th and alameda. At that point it'll be in your view...just keep heading east.
05.5.07 - 3:09 pm
Hey RBI, that's pretty fucking funny! So basically you just showed up and beat this one dude at his own race. Nice! So since you ride a road bike, he probably won the fixed gear division?
6th street bridge: if you can get to Downtown LA, find 6th street (not hard -- they're numbered and it's basically a grid) and head east for a mile or so.
In the downtown area, 6th happens to be a one-way street headed east, so it's pretty easy. If you're coming on the 110 fwy, I think there's even a 6th street exit.
05.5.07 - 3:50 pm
so it's here right?: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=926768
anybody know a good route to take coming from UCLA?
05.5.07 - 4:33 pm
Great race!!!!!! It was pretty exciting up to the finals. Several close heats and any of the finalists could have won. RB will post the official results and times soon but here are the winners:
Fixed/Single - Beatriz
Geared - Beatriz
Fixed/Single - Josh
Geared - Bearclaw
05.6.07 - 11:12 am
My camera phone pix are too small for the fancy gallery so ...
05.6.07 - 3:53 pm
Awesomness all around. Thanks to the organizers for a great night.
Congrats to the winners, ya'll are fast humans.
Anyone lose a mini pump? If so, I've got it.
05.6.07 - 6:05 pm
I can't believe Jack lost. I mean I really can't believe it. Didn't think I'd see that... ever. Damn, it's actually really creepy. Ya get used to Jack winning. And now I'm stumbling around all disoriented going "WTF does everything mean?" and I'm having a hard time coping with basic little tasks and all my friends are like "dude you're kinda jumpy, are you alright?" and I'm like "I just need to work through some shit" and they're like "yeah you're scaring everyone, you probably shouldn't be around people right now."
05.6.07 - 9:33 pm
dude you're kinda jumpy, are you alright?
05.6.07 - 9:49 pm
Good times on top of the bridge. Our team leader, Chet Bearclaw, had a damn good time.
05.6.07 - 10:45 pm
Awesome night! Already lookin' forward to the next. The bridge beat the tunnel. Though that west end 'blind corner' was a little sketch w/ the speeding car/SUV/buses and meandering ridazz.
How much money was raised for our injured rida? I say we keep the $5 entry fee and keep this an on going fund raiser.
'born to lose 40.9_'
05.6.07 - 11:05 pm
Hang in there CityHobGob--I know you're strong enough to work through your shit.
But you're damn skippy; there were some mind-blowing victories and defeats last night.
Big ups to Wolfrider1 and Roadblock for a rad evening, ur... uh... morning, and for welcoming us geared-fucks.
two wheels good
05.7.07 - 2:15 am
Yo i brought my friend out from Fatlace.com. He posted some sick picks on their blog. check up on it!
05.7.07 - 3:26 am
Till the next time thanks to everyone for coming out, It's all true another amazing night in LA, crazy upsets, that were well earned. Big up to Josh, and BearClaw.
05.7.07 - 11:17 am
jtname, checked out the blog on fatlace.com, it's super dope, the only thing is the event was a wolfpack hustle, event not the midnight ridazz, if you can ask your boy to change that bit of info. that would be super dope.
05.7.07 - 11:24 am
yeah ill call them up right now. i think he put midnight ridazz becasue he say it on the ridazz website. im sure he can change it.
05.7.07 - 12:06 pm
well at least now we know Jack has limits.... the man did a 114 mile 16000 foot ride earlier in the day, then entered both the fixed and geareed divisions and made it to the semi finals in both divisions.
05.7.07 - 12:45 pm
jack is a beast... i wanna rematch..... he smoked me in the first drag
05.7.07 - 12:59 pm
Did Jack look back, give you the 'look', smile then take off?
05.7.07 - 3:31 pm
I fixed the post on fatlace.com... sorry about the mixup fellas
05.7.07 - 4:00 pm
hey thanks that site is dope never seen it before.
05.7.07 - 4:24 pm
I've posted some pictures on the race on this site
I don't know who shot what since I had 2 cameras that some people took turns shooting. But thanks to all that help, here are some I remember Tatiya, Amy, Beatriz, Cole and Sexy.
05.7.07 - 6:26 pm
also want to apologize to a rider named MAZ I screwed up on his time keeping- I erased it from the stop watch before we wrote it down.. the cops came during his race and I got distracted once again apologies for that. video replay might be able to clear up the issue.I will review and post your time if it shows up on video. I offered to let him get some rest and go once more but he took off a little while later. Hopefully it wont happen again.
05.7.07 - 6:47 pm
For those having trouble hitting the site try:
05.7.07 - 7:50 pm
So sorry I misspelled your name in the photo postings. Feel free to throw your pump into my spokes tonight.
Is the SC Nomad photo crew available for hire? Y'all took some stellar shots.
two wheels good
05.7.07 - 8:00 pm
that's all right ... just do yourself a favor and "GET ON THE SIDEWALK!!!" hahahaha
05.7.07 - 8:36 pm
sc_nomad, two "t"s in the middle, pet peeve, sorry! you made my shots look good, i need to rent that camera from you some time!
this was the longest saturday night i've had in a while and worth every minute. thanks to all that made it happen!
05.7.07 - 11:38 pm
ditto about the long saturday and the thanks to all that made race 2 happen
roadblock, wolfrider1, thanks for everything
Dennis, YOU'RE THE BEST!... we wouldn't have all the awesome footage without you....can't wait til roadblock puts out a video
to all the ladies that showed up, you all rule!
Tattiya, hope your hip starts feeling better.
05.8.07 - 12:47 am
Sorry for misspelling your name but the corrections have been made. Thanks again for shooting the event.
05.8.07 - 9:44 am
---------The East Valley formally invites Wolfpack riders to:-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
************************NO HO SPRINT SERIES.******************************
01.19.09 - 1:17 pm
You can't get a ticket at the NOHO sprints for standing on the side of the road. ITS ON A BIKE PATH.
Last year there were so many people wanting to race in the 2nd street tunnel races, the MAN shut it down. If they are doing the downtown one again they should have prelims to get all of the "I think I can win"s out of the line-up. There should be about 10 races total. Last year with the amount of wanna-be fast riders who think they can win, there were about 100 too many riders wanting to race. This caused the tunnel to be filled with racers in the line-up to race.
01.19.09 - 1:27 pm
Actually you remember WPDRII it all wrong.
There was 100+ ridazz but many of them, my self included, had no pretensions of about being "fast".
I had a blast riding as fast as I have ever ridden. I was surprised at a new level of exhaustion in a very short period of time.
I took advice from tony z and others on how to dfo my best and was proud of my slow ass time (I was only faster than OverTheHill who rode a Daihon with 20" wheels),
I was also inspired to race and plunk down a $5 donation/ entry fee on behalf Rebecca who took an awful spill on Wolfpack a month or two earlier. That the money was going to her made participation a no brainer.
The cops were cool as hell and gave us no shit about our race. The cars just dealt with it.
Yes there was a lot of standing around and the race went late. But the weather was nice. The vibe was right. Nobody got a ticket. And we owned the streets for one epic night.
01.19.09 - 1:41 pm
My bad, I was thinking of the 2nd street drags.
The bridge races almost never have problems.
If they did though, it would be pretty easy for cops to block us on the bridge with no way out.
I always get a little nervous if a ride stops there for an extended period of time. Expecially when the black very quiet chopper is hovering around.
01.19.09 - 1:51 pm
Damn, I must not be fast. In like every pic there is some dude with a bright colored AEROSPOKE. That gives you at least an extra bar spin, 2 more feet on a skip stop and at least 3 mph.
01.19.09 - 1:54 pm
"Expecially when the black very quiet chopper is hovering around. "
are you talking about Blue Thunder?!
01.19.09 - 4:01 pm