MPLS Skyline
MENU

Keep Cross Weird Photos Set 1: Race

IMG_1262

I've been down here in Texas since last Tuesday with the expressed reason for the trip being last Thursday's Keep Cross Weird event, thrown in conjunction with our buddy and Austin local, John Watson of Prolly is Not Probably. Stoked to report that things were indeed kept weird, and the event went off with nary a hitch.

During course setup I became worried that the course was way too technical, as I always opt to keep any night races as smooth as possible, but in spite of a gnarly technical descent and the possibility of flying off the singletrack into cactus, there were few casualties and all seemed to have a great time.

After the race we all headed out to Yellow Jacket Social Club where a keg had been procured with the race money, and proceeded to get down.

As always with Bandit Cross, the outpouring of positivity and good will from the participants, made me very grateful to be involved in the cycling community and to have the opportunity to come down and soak up the vibes of the Austin folks. Also super stoked to report that the All-City support is strong down here, with our homies at Cycleast and Beat The Clock leading the charge.

Thanks to all who came out and threw down.

Here is the first sampling of photos from the night from my vantage point.

IMG_1225
coursework

IMG_1221IMG_1231IMG_1236IMG_1240IMG_1241IMG_1273IMG_1291IMG_1302IMG_1307IMG_1312IMG_1316IMG_1331IMG_1334
the techy descent

IMG_1337IMG_1338IMG_1347
party time

IMG_1358IMG_1361IMG_1363IMG_1372IMG_1376
doing it on a track bike!

IMG_1379

party photos and portraits to come, if you're feeling antsy, check out the set on our Flickr

Comments
Guest

Lee

November 18, 2013

Alright…so what’s the deal with this Reynolds 853/Carbon Fork/Disc cross racer that’s been popping up everywhere??

Guest

Matt

November 19, 2013

The hydro-disc macho man, would be a reason to get gears. I hope we see it available in the future.

Guest

nathan kensley

November 19, 2013

i want one of those 853 macho mans. a great disc brake steel bike from a brand i can rep. hell ya

Guest

Tucker

November 20, 2013

This event was a blast. Glad you could make it to Austin. Thanks for the photos!

Guest

Jelmer

November 28, 2013

853 macho man disc?
tapered steerer, PF30, carbon fork?
internal routing for dat clean look?
YES!
Email me when pre-order opens?

Guest

Andrew Coleman

January 20, 2014

Any chance the 853 is happening? I’m on the cusp of buying a M.M. frame and mating it with a Whisky No. 5 ... I’d rather not if I knew the 853 is coming.

Leave a comment







Remember my personal information
Notify me of follow-up comments?
* Get your picture next to your comment with a Gravatar Account.

Recent Posts

Kyle Kelley of GSC’s Mr. Pink

Our friends at the Radavist went out on one of the best rides in the Los Angeles area, Dirt Mulholland, and captured some images of Kyle's (owner of Golden Saddle Cyclery) Mr. Pink built up with silver Campagnolo Athena. We've been waiting to see full photos of this rig for a while now, as it's been popping up on Instagram for a few months. Well, the wait was worth it, this one's a stunner.
Read More

Shop Visit: Defiance Bicycles Tacoma Washington

Continuing with our coverage of Jeff and Nate's Excellent Pacific Northwest Adventure, we bring you some photos from inside the wonderful Defiance Bicycles in Tacoma. It's a small little shop with tons of personality, just the way we like it.
Read More

Photos from the All-City X Swift Picnic Ride in Seattle

A few weeks back Nate and myself had the pleasure of taking a mini-tour of the Pacific Northwest hitting up Seattle, Tacoma, Portland, and Bend in that order. After having a great demo day hosted by our friends at Counterbalance, we had the pleasure of hooking up with the Swift Industries crew and a bunch of new friends from Seattle for a little tour of the city terminating in a gorgeous cliff-side grill out.
Read More

Archive