• East Coast Messenger Race – Open to Everyone

    by  • September 8, 2011 • Bike Tours, Bike Travel • 3 Comments

    Love long distance riding? Now is your your chance to beat out messengers in the East Coast Messenger Stage Race (ECMSR). The race begins in Boston, MA on Sep 22nd and will consist of five consecutive daily stages. It is open to everyone.

    1. Boston to New Haven
    2. New Haven to New York
    3. New York to Philadelphia
    4. Philadelphia to Baltimore
    5. Baltimore to Washington D.C.

    Daily stage winner and team prizes will be awarded as well. from sponsors Oakley, Nike, Chrome, Brooklyn Machine Works, Stumptown Coffee, Squarebuilt Bicycles and All City.

    On hand will be an international coterie of top level masters of the underground and unsanctioned ‘Alleycat’ style of racing, this time being tested on a course far longer than the traditional intra-urban format. Riders are responsible for plotting their own course and will have a chase car for mechanical issues as well as to pick up riders who have dropped out. The race is open to all.

    Check out ECMSR.org .com for more info.