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Monday, August 10, 2009

It's Like the Olympics of Fixed Gears.

Posted by Sarah Mirk on Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 3:59 PM

Remember that time at Multnomah County Bike Fair when we hosted a contest to chuck water balloons at track standers and then a guy with his arm in a freakin' sling wanted to play and it felt a little shameful at first, assaulting the helpless guy with water balloons, but then he KICKED EVERYONE'S ASS and won a big prize?

Now that same unlikely champ is hoping to fly to Japan for the world track stand contests and is looking for sponsors. Help make this poor bike messenger's one wish come true!

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  • Jonathan Maus

Also, if you're looking for an Olympic challenge without leaving the city limits, MLK in Motion notes that some kids are aiming to reclaim one of the most dangerous biking streets in Portland:

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