Boombotix Alley Cow Race Recap

No better way to get to the 10th Annual SF Bike Expo than an alleycat race. This last Saturday was no exception- as the weather was prime, the pavement was hot, and the riders were fueled with beverages ready to propel them. Kicking things off at the Boombotix HQ with iced coffee and breakfast bites, riders lined up at the iconic ledge starting around 11am. For some, it was their first race, for others, this was standard business. Regardless, the route over the hill to the cow palace led to some interesting route choices and lines, and ultimately, a winner who outfoxed them all. See photos:

Riders lining up at the HQ:
Pre Race

5 minute countdown:
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The manifest (which went up like wildfire at the start)
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And they’re off
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After the dust settled– Gino G from TCB came in first. By a long shot.
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Our second place finisher. Must have had some metal in his head, because he crushed it.
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Third place finisher, Kell WOB
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First prize, a DESTROY bikes CUSTOM track frame for Gino, plus the Boombot REX and the new handlebar mount.
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Second prize, the Sriracha RED Boombot2. Hotsauce!
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Third place finisher with a very DIY White Boombot1.
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4th place finisher Angel who came in fourth in his first alleycat. Well done enough for a Boombot1.
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DFL Award to the man who claimed he would, yet didnt, he just had the courage to stick around long enough.
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Big ups to everyone who came out, our checkpoint checkers, and the SF Bike Expo, Destroy Bikes, and RIDE SFO for participating in the event. Hope everyone had a great time, the winning route is linked below:

http://www.strava.com/activities/95533457

TRAFIK RELEASES EXCLUSIVE VIDEO FROM “TO LIVE & RIDE IN LA”

Every week leading up to the release of To Live & Ride in L.A., TRAFIK will be releasing exclusive content from the DVD only at http://www.TRAFIKLA.com . Today’s video features fixed gear pioneer Keo Curry hitting up one of L.A.’s classic skate spots, Bronson Ditch.




To Live & Ride in L.A. will be available on iTunes & DVD – 6/21/2011 – The first day of summer.

To Live & Ride in L.A. has been widely received as the freshest movie on fixed-gear culture since Rowe’s Fast Friday. Shot entirely on the streets of L.A. To Live & Ride in L.A. has been called an “authentic look into the what, where, and now of aggressive urban biking” by URB Magazine. The film was chosen as official selections at both the 2010 Hawaii International Film Festival and the 2010 Los Angeles Bicycle Film Festival and has toured the world on a screening circuit that included stops in Melbourne, Shanghai, Taipei, Las Vegas, Honolulu, Perth and Adelaide, Australia.