D.C. Snow ‘Cross

The Super Bowl Sunday Snowpocalypse PsychoCross D.C. Stage Race has come and gone.

Carry Your Bike Around The Park 2010 Photo by Demoncats.com.

"Carry Your Bike Around The Park 2010" Photo by Demoncats.com.

Kevin Dillard of Demoncats.com was there to capture the mayhem. You can check out his galleries here.

According to Rez, here’s how the day’s festivities went down:

Stage 1 ended up being a downhill for distance race mostly. We raced the course afterward but it ended up being mostly trudging through the snow carrying our bikes.

We improvised to make Stage 2 a Calvert St Bridge crit including a running section around the bus station. Pretty fun.

Stage 3, as expected, was the crown jewel. We rode up the 15th St hill, entered the park from a side entrance that led us to the bottom of the long stairways, and then raced down the hillside and winding stairways to the bottom. Totally sweet!

I’m sore in all new places today. Thanks to everyone who came out and made it a fun time!

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She totally chopped him.

I had intended to join in the fun, carrying my bike around in the snow for a couple hours and maybe doing some helmet-cam footage, but it wasn’t to be. So instead I hung around the neighborhood and captured the locals putting on their own ‘cross race down my street. That was some good action.

Stay tuned for coverage from the rescheduled Super Bowl of Singlespeed and Cross My Heart race p/b Proteus Bikes that takes place this Saturday.

After that, we hope to have photos and video interviews from the North American Handmade Bicycle Show that takes place at the end of the month in Richmond.

Be back soon …

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One Response to “D.C. Snow ‘Cross”

  1. gwadzilla

    I need to check out Dillard’s photos…

    glad you got that shot of me falling on my cross country skiies

    to my credit… it was a little slick in that spot
    and that woman did clip me on the pass!


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